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January 4 - 12, 2016

Students will gain an understanding of the stories, characters, and significance of Ancient Roman Myth through careful consideration of Ancient Roman literature, archaeological sites, and ancient art. View a full description of the itinerary here!


Students will earn 3 URI credits for CLA 396: Myths of Rome or CLA 497: Directed Study. Students enrolled in CLA 497 will be required to establish a project prior to departure and do some preliminary research to be augmented and completed while in Rome.
Syllabus Available Now!

Housing and Dining:

While in Italy, students will stay in triple occupancy rooms. Continental breakfast and dinner will be provided. Participants will be responsible for purchasing their own lunch.

Cultural Activities:

Students will engage in cultural activities and excursions while in Italy including: city guided walking sightseeing tours and guided excursions and museum visits. Other events to be announced.


Travel Arrangements:

Travel arrangements for the URI Rome program, including airfare, will be will be facilitated by EF Tours. All participants must register with EF Tours, in addition to submitting an application to URI. Students can register with EF Tours here!


IMPORTANT - Please do not register with EF Tours until you have received your admission letter from URI.


Program Cost:
URI Program Fee
EF Tours Program Fee:
Total Cost:


Program Fee Includes:
Round-trip airfare Accommodations Some Meals
In-country transportation Excursions and cultural activities Health Insurance



*All fees subject to change

*EF Tours fee will increase on the first of every month


Program Deadlines
Application Deadline: October 2, 2015
Final Payment Due: December 1, 2015


For information, please contact:

Program Director
URI Faculty-Led Programs Office
Daniel P. Carpenter
International Center
Language Department
37 Lower College Road


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URI Summer Faculty-Led Programs

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