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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Host Institution Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LMU applicants only
  • Program Costs: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start/Arrival Date End/Departure Date
Spring 2018 10/02/2017
10/21/2017 01/10/2018 04/27/2018

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Application Fee: $100 Financial Aid Applicability: All Financial Aid (Institutional, Federal and State)
Class Standing: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum GPA: 2.75
Housing Option(s): Hotel, Student Residence Hall Credit Type: LMU Transfer Credit
Study Abroad 101 Info Session Required: Yes Study Abroad Advisor: Christina Andrick
Study Abroad Program Advising Meeting Required: Yes Areas of Study: Archeology, Art, Art History, Business, Business Administration, Classics, Communication Studies, Economics, English, European Studies, Film Studies, Finance, Greek, History, International Business, Italian, Latin, Literature, Marketing, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Science, Sociology, Theater, Theological Studies
LMU Core Courses Available: Explorations: Creative Experience (ECRE), Explorations: Understanding Human Behavior (EHBV), Foundations: Theological Inquiry (FTHI), Integrations: Ethics and Justice (IEJT), Integrations: Faith and Reason (IFTR), Integrations: Interdisciplinary Connections (IINC)
Program Description:
Rome, Italy
 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The campus opened its doors in the spring of 1962 as the Loyola University Chicago Rome Center for Liberal Arts. Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the John Felice Rome Center has operated as a renowned institution for higher learning founded in the spirit of John Felice.  The JFRC has served as a fully equipped American campus, now located on Monte Mario near the site of a former Olympic Village, just 15 minutes northwest of Vatican City and half-an-hour from Rome's historic center (Roma Centro).  

After serving in the British armed forces during World War II, Felice, a Maltese native, saw the devastation wrought by war as the byproduct of a profound lack of understanding among cultures. So, in the spirit of global healing, he created the JFRC, a first-of-its-kind study-abroad program, with a focus on fostering education and tolerance among people of various religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

The Center continues to bring together students from dozens of universities and colleges throughout the United States for a unique living-learning experience.

 


LOCATION

JFRC
Rome makes no small promises--so you should make no small plans.  With that aim, 200 students come to the John Felice Rome Center each semester for an immersive, modern experience rooted in the grandeur of centuries past.  Drawing on the cultural riches of Rome, the JFRC takes full advantage of Rome as your classroom and home.


ACADEMICS

Italian
Fine Arts
Business/Economics
Communications
History
Literature
Philosophy
Political Science
Science
Sociology
Social Sciences

Click here to see all courses offered at The Rome Center. 


Special Application Instructions

You must complete the LMU Study Abroad Application as well as the John Felice Romer Center Application (found here) by the LMU Study Abroad Deadline Date. Visit the host institution site for their application details.

 


COURSES OFFERED
 

You can find a complete list of courses available on this program on the host university website.


HOUSING AND MEALS

All students are housed in the comfortable residential area of the John Felice Rome Center and in a local Italian hotel.
Our traditional residence hall offers double-room occupancy with community bathrooms.  All rooms are fully furnished with a bed, closet, desk, and chair for every student. Rooms also include a refrigerator, sink, and ceiling fan.

Our off-campus housing option offers a double-room occupancy in a local Italian hotel.  The Zone Hotel, located in the Balduina district, is just a 20-minute walk from campus and provides students with a fuller language and cultural immersion experience in Rome. 

The JFRC cafeteria, Mensa, provides students lunch and dinner during the academic year. The cafeteria is not open on designated breaks. Students should view the calendar for these dates.

The cafeteria service is provided by an Italian catering company, and the menu items are predominantly Italian. Italian cuisine is among the most delectable in the world, and discovering its variety is an integral part of a student's experience. Students will find a variety of choices at the JFRC, including salad, fruits, pastas, fish or meat, vegetables, and breads.

 


CULTURAL EXCURSIONS

Delano RomeThe John Felice Rome Center offers educational travel excursions each semester over the winter holiday and during fall and spring breaks as well as short day trips in Italy on select weekends. Each excursion is accompanied by a faculty or staff member. The itineraries are prepared with both academic and cultural interests in mind.

Students pay for all Study Trips in the JFRC Business Office. Credit cards are accepted. All relevant information regarding these trips will be posted on the Study Trips Bulletin Board. Please use this as your main Study Trips resource.

















 


PROGRAM TUITION AND FEES
 
Fall Program Costs (click here)
Spring Program Costs (click here

 

 




This program is currently not accepting applications.