FIVE Week Program

Five Week Program: May 24 through June 27, 2014

2014 Course Options (all courses are subject to min. enrollment) 

  • Intensive Introductory Italian (ROME 101) - ITALIAN
  • Intermediate Italian 1:  Italian through popular song  (ROME 201) - ITALIAN 
  • The City of Rome (ROME 250) - CULTURAL STUDIES
  • Renaissance and Baroque Art of Rome (ROME 282) - ART HISTORY 
  • Food & Culture (ROME 235) - CULTURAL STUDIES
  • NEW!!!  NEW!!!  (ROME 104) Cryptology from Caesar to the Internet Age

The Application process:

Applications are now available online.   Visit the Rome Admissions page to the left and click on the APPLY ONLINE NOW! button.  Once your application is COMPLETE, you receive notice of your acceptance.

Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

There will be a REQUIRED pre-departure meeting for all Trinity College students at the end of April 2014. All accepted students and their parents will receive information regarding accommodations, pre-departure, payment etc. after acceptance. If you have any questions, or are a non-Trinity student, please contact the Office of International Programs or Michelle Kollen, Summer Programs Advisor 860-297-2387.


The Academic Excursion

The program features a long weekend academic excursion to Naples, Pompeii (or Herculaneum), and Capri. Students will visit archaeological sites, the Naples Archaeological Museum, the Natural Arch, and Villa Jovis at Capri’s summit.

2014 Summer Program Fees: $6250

The fee includes:
  • Tuition for two courses (two Trinity College credits)
  • Room (double)
  • Lunch (Monday—Thursday)
  • The academic excursion to Naples, Pompeii, and Capri
  • Required Italian health insurance
  • HTH Worldwide Health Insurance

The fee does not include travel to and from the program. Students may wish to have additional property insurance.

Any college or university student in good standing is eligible.  Non-Trinity applicants must submit an official transcript of their undergraduate record at time of application. Admissions are on a rolling basis. The number of places is approximately 45.  Application deadline: April 1, 2014.

A limited amount of financial aid/scholarship is available for Trinity College students only.  The application will be available in the post-acceptance phase of the process, online.  Students are awarded scholarship based on merit and financial need.  Applicants will be requested to demonstrate their academic performance and financial need requirements.

A $50 processing fee is required of all non-Trinity College students with the application. A $1000 nonrefundable deposit is required upon acceptance of admission to the program. The balance of the comprehensive fee is due by May 24, 2014.

Each participant is required to have a passport valid for six months AFTER the end date of their summer program - this is required by Italian law. There are NO student visas required for short term programs for citizens of the United States.  If you hold a non-US passport please be in touch with the Office of International Programs - you will be required to arrange your own visa to study in Italy.  Orientation materials are provided to participants prior to departure.

Michelle Kollen - Summer Program Advisor, Office of International Programs or call 860-297-2387