Partner Institution

The Program partners with John Cabot University (JCU), an independent, liberal arts university founded in 1972 and located in Rome’s historic center. The university aims to provide an American educational experience while taking advantage of a multicultural faculty, international student body, and rich culture and history of Rome to prepare each student for lifelong learning in an increasingly global world. students live and take classes alongside JCU students in Rome’s popular neighborhood of Trastevere. Italy students will connect with Rome’s diverse community, history, and wealth of cultural offerings through and JCU-sponsored activities, and through their own initiative and interest.

College Compatibility in Italy

The Italy Program curriculum is tailored to meet the academic needs and requirements of students in the following colleges:

College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD)
D’Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB)
Explore Program for Undeclared Students whose primary academic interest lies within CAMD or DMSB

Please note all courses are subject to change

The 2020 Program Course Description Guide (available in late spring) provides a detailed list of all the courses offered as a part of The Program across each of our locations.

Course Logistics

Students will learn more about the host institutions policies and expectations during on-site orientation.

Class Schedule
Please see Academics While Abroad for information on course registration information. You will receive your class schedule when you arrive on-site.

Please check back for updated textbook information for Fall 2019.

A textbook list will be provided to students during their first class at John Cabot University as part of their syllabi. John Cabot University has a bookstore on campus and a used book exchange where students may purchase required textbooks and course material.

Academic Resources Abroad

Below are some of the Academic Resources offered by our partner institution, please see their websites for the most up to date information.

JCU Writing Center
The Writing Center allows for students to receive one-on-one support from JCU faculty in the form of one-hour consultations and workshops. There are also walk-in hours available Monday-Thursday in the library.

Math Tutoring Center
Math Tutoring Center on the Tiber Campus for additional support in quantitative subjects.

Please visit John Cabot University’s website to learn more about available resources.