Rome, Italy

Lorenzo De' Medici Rome is located in the center of the historic city. The facilities form part of an elegant Umbertine palace constructed at the end of the 19th century, located on via XX Settembre, one of the most important streets of the city. The building has been redesigned to provide modern and functional rooms that include studios and classrooms.

City, Country

Rome, Italy

Language of Instruction

English and Italian Language Class

Subjects of Study

Full Range of Courses Offered

Eligibility & Admission

3 semesters of college level study

Cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale

Two professor recommendations

Semester Available

Summer, Fall & Spring

Credits Earned/Term


Application Deadline

Summer and Fall Semester - February 2, 2015

Spring Semester - March 2, 2015

Program Dates

Fall Semester 2015
Departure date: August 26, 2015
Orientation: August 28-29, 2015
Program dates: September 1 – December 12, 2015
Fall Break: October 20– 24, 2015
Housing Check-out: December 13, 2015

Spring Semester 2016
Departure date: January 27, 2016
Orientation: January 29 – January 30, 2016
Program dates: February 2 – May 15, 2016
Spring Break: March 23 – 27, 2016
Housing check-out: May 16, 2016 

Program Costs

Fee (to be paid to Canisius):

Canisius tuition, study abroad fee ($1000) and mandatory health insurance (approx. $45/month). These fees also include a personal cell phone rental.

Costs to be paid by student:

Living expenses are approx. $3,750 per semester for a double occupancy room. A single room is approx. $4,250 per semester. Upon acceptance, students must pay an $800 deposit ($300 refundable security deposit + $500 advance rent payment). Additionally some classes have a special fee for materials, books, and labs which can range from about $100 to $300.  Students must pay approx. 168 euros ($235) for their Italian Permit of Stay.  Other additional costs are cell phone minutes, airfare, books, food, personal expenses and travel.

Currency conversion is estimated at 1 euro=$1.40

Program costs subject to currency fluctuation

Program Highlights

Very small classes, individual attention and support.


Student apartments

Travel Information

Assistance with flight through travel agent

Host Website

Lorenzo de Medici