CEA: Rome, Italy
Ever dreamed of living in a city that's been a cultural, political, and religious leader for more than 2,000 years? Study abroad in Rome with CEA and discover la dolce vita -- the sweet life -- in Italy's largest city, Rome. Imagine studying art h... read more
I learned that I need to trust my instincts more often and trust myself. It was worthwhile because I feel like I am a different person than I was before this experience. I have a new outlook on reality that I really needed. A student - University of Southern Indiana View Entire Review
Oh gosh- I gained so much from this experience! A lot of it you just have to experience for yourself. Everyone will gain something different from living abroad. It was most definitely worthwhile! Liv - Providence College View Entire Review
I learned how to live completely on my own, and I also learned a lot about European society. Yes it was. Evan J - Providence College View Entire Review
I gained a better sense of cultural awareness of how Romans and Italians live but also of how other European cultures live through my travels during the semester. A student - Providence College View Entire Review
I learned so much about having a global perspective, I learned a lot about European history and art, and I learned how to love every experience I was given. Elizabeth J - Ohio Wesleyan University View Entire Review
I gained confidence and independence: both valuable life skills. A student - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself as well as living on my own in a new country. I love all the new friends I've made and study abroad was 150% worthwhile! Elizabeth P - University of Arizona View Entire Review
Studying abroad gave me a new perspective on school and culture. I realized that I took a lot of things for granted at my home institution and did not appreciate themas much as I should. It has also taught me no matter where you are you need to make the best of it. Coming into an apartment with 5 other guys and not knowing any o... Luke C - Vanguard University of Southern California View Entire Review
If you're debating on whether or not to go abroad, GO ABROAD. It's worth it, trust me. Sarah V - Providence College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and the culture of Italy! A student - University of Arizona View Entire Review
I learned gratitude and it was most certainly a worthwhile experience Olivia A - Washington State University View Entire Review
My semester abroad has changed me forever in the best way possible. I am so grateful for the experiences CEA provided me and I think I have grown as an individual through my encounters and my new friends. A student - Providence College View Entire Review
I loved traveling through Europe and Italy but I learned that it is not where you are and what you are doing that counts, but the people you do it with. I have made some of the most amazing friends this semester and I will cherish our memories forever. A student - Montclair State University View Entire Review
There's so much to learn about yourself as well as the world when studying abroad. You learn how to challenge yourself in many ways and grow as a person. Living in another country allows you to learn about another culture and traveling broadens your worldview. Studying abroad is absolutely worth it! Juliana - Cedar Crest College View Entire Review
I loved every moment of being abroad Brooke - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
The knowledge of different cultures and the ability to be independent. Yes it was worthwhile Brian K - Providence College View Entire Review
It was completely worthwhile. I learned so much about myself, who I am, and things about the world and traveling. It is the most unique and special opportunity that I am so glad I took advantage of. A student - University of Utah View Entire Review
I learned a lot about religion and ethics (my 2 favorite courses here). I also learned a lot about the meaning of friendship, how to maintain long distance relationships, how to be independent, to persevere when difficult situations arise, and to stay positive! A student - Providence College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about other people and about being comfortable in other cultures and in being confident in myself. Chase G - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo View Entire Review
I learned that experiencing new things and stepping out of your comfort zone teaches you more about yourself than anything else I have done before A student - University of Arizona View Entire Review
I learned more about myself (even thought that's cheesy). I also learned how to pack efficiently! A student - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo View Entire Review
I gained a new sense of independence and opened my eyes to new experiences and perspectives A student - Richard Stockton College of New Jersey View Entire Review
I gained so many wonderful experiences. I am much more independent then I was before I got here. This way beyond worthwhile I do this again and again and I will recommend people to study abroad it is an amazing experience. Erin N - Carroll University View Entire Review
I learned that I can go into a completely new environment, knowing no one, and have the best time of my life. I met wonderful people, and made friends at the local places I went. Learning the ways of the Italian culture was so worthwhile, and I am so glad I came abroad. Emma B - University of Georgia View Entire Review
I gained confidence, new friends, better appreciation for different cultures, and so much more. Alysia F - University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse View Entire Review
Ever dreamed of living in a city that's been a cultural, political, and religious leader for more than 2,000 years? Study abroad in Rome with CEA and discover la dolce vita -- the sweet life -- in Italy's largest city, Rome. Imagine studying art history as you gaze up at the Sistine Chapel, or learning about world religions just a few blocks from the Vatican. Oh, and then there's the food... life in the Eternal City is truly an experience of a lifetime! Choose from a wide array of academic programs through the CEA Rome Center and our university partners, the Providence College Center for Theology & Religious Studies, LUISS Guido Carli University, and John Cabot University. Whether your academic, career, and personal interests lie in theology, social sciences, liberal arts, business, economics, or politics, you'll find courses that fulfill your needs in Rome, as well as volunteering and career workshops to enhance your employability.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Communication and Media Studies
- Liberal Arts, General Studies
- Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
- Italian Language, Literature
- Social Sciences
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Theology and Religious Vocations
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For CEA students who seek a global learning experience.
For CEA students who are interested in pursuing a career with global ties.
For CEA students who demonstrate a high need for additional funding.
For CEA students who excel academically.
For CEA students from diverse backgrounds or students who have had a personal experience with diversity
CEA has partnered with the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative that strives to double the number of U.S. college students who study abroad, to offer this scholarship to CEA students