Rome, Italy | Paris, France

Summer - Museums, Art & Culture in Rome & Paris

Study Abroad
Length:
Summer

At a Glance

Housing:

Apartment

Credits:

6 per Summer

Language of Instruction:

English

Language Prerequisites:

None

About the Program

Start your program in Paris, where you’ll begin to appreciate how these cities have developed around the central idea of cultural heritage and patrimony. You will then continue your adventure in Rome. Your courses will integrate class time with course-related trips to art and cultural management institutions, including visits to well-known museums such as the Musée d’Orsay and the Vatican Museum.

You will learn about the development of the history of art as you move between the City of Light (Modernism) and the Eternal City (ancient art), with an included multi-day excursion to Tuscany intended to bridge the gap between medieval and Renaissance transitions in the social functions and aesthetics of art and museums.

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Discover the Ins and Outs of World-Famous Landmarks

Learn about the cultural significance of historic landmarks.

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Paris and Rome Will Be Your Classrooms

Study how art and architecture affect life and culture in these cities.

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Visit Renowned Museums

You'll experience the best of European art and culture.

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Learn About Contemporary Museums

Examine strategies to preserve, enhance, and communicate cultural heritage.

Program Advisor

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Kaylee Brezinski

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️ study@IESabroad.org

About the Destination

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Why Paris & Rome?

Why study abroad in only one great European city during the summer when you can explore the cultural heritage of both Paris and Rome?

In this eight-week program, you will explore how art and architecture have affected urban development, life, and culture in two fascinating European capitals, and how museums preserve, develop, study, and display their collections for the benefit of the public. 

Get to Know Your Host Cities

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Encore! Encore! Enjoy the Theatre in Paris

Enjoy performances at the Palais Garnier opera house.

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Take in a Panoramic View of Rome

Climb to the top of one of Rome's hills for the best views of the city.

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Picnic by the Seine in Paris

Watch boats and share brie on baguettes with friends.

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Discover the Ins and Outs of World-Famous Landmarks

Learn about the cultural significance of historic landmarks.

The Student Experience

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Housing

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  • Apartment

Apartment

Furnished apartments with kitchen area and shared or ensuite bathrooms. Meals are not included.

Academics