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Rome, Italy

Southern Connecticut State University

Department of English presents:

International Field Study in Rome, Italy

Rome Application (PDF) - Please fill out and return to Engleman Hall 220.

The Rome Summer Program aims to immerse student in Roman culture, both ancient and modern. In addition to attending classes conducted at sites throughout the city, students will also visit some of the area's greatest archaeological, architectural, and cultural sites, including the Vatican, the ancient port city of Ostia Antica, the catacombos of San Callisto, the Pantheon, the Capuchin Crypt, and many other sites of historical significance.

During the evenings, students may dine at any of San Lorenzo's many cafes, or experience the vibrant night life of this exciting neighborhood and the city itself. They will also spend time exploring the cities of Venice and Ravenna, as well as other sites throughout the country.


Students must enroll in the following two courses, which are both electives in the English major/minor.

LIT 488: The Classical Tradition in Western Literature    (3 credits)

LIT 302: Literature of the New Testament   (3 credits)

For information regarding financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at
(203) 392-5222 or

*Deposits will be refunded in full if this application is rejected by the program Director.

For additional information contact:

Dr. Leon Weinmann,
English Department
Engelman D265B
Phone: 203-392-6726