The UM in Rome program provides students with a superb opportunity to study in one of Europe's oldest and most exciting cities. This special program is an academic collaboration
Students will meet at the University of Miami on Sunday, August 24 and attend a mandatory orientation session on the University of Miami campus scheduled for Monday, August 25. The UM in Rome students will depart from Miami International Airport to Rome, Italy on Tuesday, August 26 arriving in Rome Wednesday, August 27 to attend AUR's orientation.
The APPROXIMATE cost for this one semester program will be $29,200.
This includes cost of tuition for the Fall 2014 semester (15 credits), housing in Rome (4 students per apartment in the city), permit of stay fee, and program fees*. Please note this cost does not include meals.
*Program fees include hotel stay for UM in Rome Orientation program at UM-August 24th and 25th, airfare Miami to Rome (August 26)-Rome to Miami (December), transportation from hotel to Miami International Airport on August 26, and meals on August 24-25-26. (Not included are meals in Rome, student health insurance, books, any cost of day to day transportation in Rome, social and cultural activities, and transportation for trips during vacation periods, transportation from Miami International Airport at the culmination of the program in December.)
Meals and student health insurance are to be paid for by the student. On average a student can estimate spending $75 per week on groceries. Contact your insurance carrier for information on insurance abroad.
All students holding a non-European Union passport are required by law to obtain a student visa before departing from their home country. Without a valid student visa students can not apply to obtain their Permit to Stay. Upon arrival in Rome, all students who are citizens of countries which are not European Union Members must obtain a permit to stay in Italy (Permesso di Soggiorno per Studio). This permit is issued by the local police authorities (Questura). The AUR will provide relevant information and assistance to you upon arrival to secure your first permit to stay.
More information on the visa and permit to stay can be found on the AUR website.
Health Insurance Italian law requires all visiting students to obtain a mandatory state emergency health coverage for the duration of their study in Italy. More information on health insurance can be found here.
Please note that no scholarships or financial assistance will be available. UM in Rome is a University of Miami program. Students enrolled in the UM in Rome Program will not be permitted to transfer to American University in Rome at the conclusion of the semester.
More information on the University of Miami's cost of attendance can be found here.
More information on the University of Rome academic programs and living can be found at www.aur.edu.
As you know, you are on our waitlist for the fall semester. Your response to this program will not preclude you from being considered for fall admission. If you have paid your deposit for the UM in Rome Program, and are later notified of acceptance to the University of Miami for the fall semester, the UM in Rome deposit will be credited to your University of Miami account, and your name will be removed from the UM in Rome Program participant list.