4.6 - 24 Reviews

American Institute for Roman Culture (AIRC)

https://romanculture.org/

American Institute for Roman Culture (AIRC) is a program provider offering 2 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad and Research abroad programs in 1 country such as Italy.

The American Institute for Roman Culture (US 501c3 non- profit) works to preserve and protect Rome’s extraordinary cultural legacy by storytelling on multiple platforms, through education, outreach, and act as a hub of conversation for conserving and engaging the past with new media initiatives.

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OVERALL RATING 4.6
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April 15, 2024
Past Review Latin Lives, And This Is Its Home! AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I gained a lot of competence reading and speaking Latin: my ability with the language has not been the same since! It was more than worth my while!"

Franciscan University of Steubenville
Past Review Digging Up New Experiences AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"Asides from the in depth field school and its ability to create well balanced archaeologists, the overall experience of living in Rome and interacting with new people proved beneficial to any one planning to broaden their own horizons. Being able to eat, sleep and eat everything Roman allowed me to reach out of my comfort zone a..."

University of Toronto
Past Review Great Way To Acquire Oral Latin! AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I can speak Latin. Yes."

California State University - Fresno
Past Review Wish I Could Do It Again... AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"It is very cliche to say that it "broadened my horizons", but it truly did. It is absolutely worthwhile and I feel bad for people who either don't get the opportunity to go abroad or choose not to."

College of the Holy Cross
Past Review A Perfect Summer Experience AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I returned home with a maturity level that I've found in very few of my peers. Besides the confidence I gained from living in Rome without a word of Italian, I also completed a rigorous course and made more genuine friendships than I have had in a long time. I have thought about my time in Rome every day since I left (as I write..."

University of Southern California
Past Review Reflections On The Time Of My Life AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"This program offers a perfect opportunity for any student wishing to further, or even begin, a classical studies or archeology degree. The first week of instruction provides an in-depth tour around Rome lead by serious scholars. The remaining 5 weeks offer a unique opportunity for first-time students to gain invaluable archeolog..."

University of New Mexico
Past Review A Memorable Six Weeks AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"Before this program, I had never studied archaeology. This experience was the perfect introduction to the subject for me. I learned a lot about the subject itself and about my own abilities and interests. It was most certainly worthwhile. "

California State University - Fresno
Past Review My Roads Will Now Lead To Rome AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I learned so much about myself and the career that I want to pursue (archaeology). It cemented the fact that I want to be active in the subject as well as the international side of it. I met people who encouraged and inspired me and I have a new found love for Rome. It was completely and utterly worthwhile."

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Past Review Unforgettable Six Weeks In Rome AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"This was my first archaeological field experience, so I learned about my chosen discipline. I also gained lifelong friends, and experiences I will never forget for the rest of my life. "

University of Southern California
Past Review A Fantastic Decision! AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I gained a lot of perspective and learned about myself as well as archaeology and the Italian culture. The trip was more than worth it!"

The University of Texas at Austin
Past Review Hot. Beautiful. Rich. Fantastic. AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I learned how to navigate a foreign country, how to write excavation journals, how to work on an archaeological dig. It was absolutely worthwhile. It was the best way I could have spent my summer."

The University of Texas at Austin
Past Review Incredible Immersion Experience AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I improved my speaking skills and had a wonderful chance to become friends with others eager to save this language. "

California State University - Fresno
Past Review A Great Excuse To Learn About Archaeology In Rome AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"This experience provided a completely new way of thinking and learning about Ancient Rome through archaeology and how we think of it in the modern day. As an art history student, I was interested, but had never learned about archaeology, so this was a great excuse to do so in a wonderful city!"

University of Southern California
Past Review Insight And Enlightenment About The Italian Archaeological Process AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I learned more about how archaeology works in Italy in relation to other countries. I learned what an excavation is like from the beginning which is essential to any aspiring archaeologist. It was definitely worthwhile. "

New York University
Past Review Best Extracurricular Experience Outside Of My Major! AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"Even though archaeology was not my major, I always had a significant appreciation and interest in the discipline. The program was worthwhile because it taught me a lot about a discipline that I would have pursued if my life were different and pleased my appetite for Italian history and culture that I don't feel I would have gott..."

University of California - Berkeley
Past Review A Life Changing Introduction To Archaeology AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I learned a great deal about travel, living in another city, and being part of an international academic community. Most importantly I learned why archaeology can be so fun and interesting. "

Vassar College
Past Review A Step In The Right Direction And A Great Introduction To Life Outside The U.S. AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I got to admire the beauty of Rome, learn about it's rich history and enjoy it all with a lot of great people."

California State University - Fresno
Past Review Unforgettable Experience To Speak Latin In Rome. AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I learned so much about the city, its history, its legacy. The monuments are like old friends now. I can identify a lot of them on a map by their shape and position, and I can describe them and their histories in Latin. I know the lay-out of Rome passably well now, and can find my way around with a map. "

California State University - Fresno
Past Review Best Possible Experience In The Field! AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"It was more than worth it! It was for me a dream come true! I got to do something I am very passionate about. I got to live history and not just stand by on the side lines! It was hard work and very hot in Rome but it gave me a great sense of accomplishment. It was so much fun and I met some extraordinary people along the way. I..."

University of Ottawa
Past Review If You Love Latin, You Need This Program! AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"It was definitely worthwhile. I learned how quickly a great instructor like Nancy Llewelyn can get students with no speaking ability to talking in Latin for 10 minutes straight about the ancient world."

Stanford University
Past Review The Trip Of A Lifetime AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"How to be self-reliant. How to travel internationally. How to acclimate oneself to a new culture."

California State University - Fresno
Past Review Italy Opened My Eyes AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"I really learned how to take care of myself, manage money, and trust and believe in myself to make the right decisions. I really felt like an adult and I've continued to use those lessons right now!"

Trinity University