Rome, Italy

Summer - Language & Culture

Study Abroad

At a Glance




6 per Summer

Language of Instruction:

English, Italian

Language Prerequisites:


Visa Required:


About the Program

Our Rome Summer Language & Culture Program offers beginning to advanced language courses taught by expert faculty trained in second language acquisition.  

Practice all four skills (speaking, reading, listening, and writing) while focusing on your oral proficiency. During your time in Rome, you won’t just speak the language—you’ll learn what makes the Italian culture one of a kind. 

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Improve Your Italian Language Skills

Want to learn Italian? This summer language program is for you!

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Rome Will Be Your Classroom

Learn about Roman history and culture.

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Travel Throughout Italy

Explore Italy through IES Abroad-organized field trips.

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Attend Cultural Events

Explore Italian culture through organized events.

Program Advisor

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Kellie Wallace

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 ✉️

About the Destination

Why Rome?

Summer is the perfect time to explore the city of Rome while practicing your Italian language skills. Rome will be your classroom. Practice your Italian as you order an espresso or gelato. Learn about the legislative management of historic sites in class and then visit those iconic monuments in person.

Learn More About Rome

Get to Know Your New City

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Discover the Ins and Outs of World-Famous Landmarks

Our programs take you inside the cultural significance of Roman landmarks.

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Watch a Roma Game

Soak in the passion and pride at an A.S. Roma game.

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Take in a Panoramic View of the City

Take your pick of Rome's hills, and climb to the top for the best views.

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Take a Cooking Class

Learn the techniques and traditions of Roman cooking first-hand.

The Student Experience

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  • Apartment


Share an apartment with other IES Abroad students and have the option of living with an Italian Student Companion (ISC), a local Italian student who provides opportunities to engage in cultural activities. Apartments are furnished, single-sex, and generally accommodate four to seven students, with two to three IES Abroad students sharing a bedroom. Internet access is available in every apartment. Meals are not included, but apartments offer equipped kitchens.