Classical Summer School at the American Academy in Rome


Classical Summer School
at the American Academy in Rome
Deadline for application: December 15, 2016

This six-week program is designed to provide qualified graduate students, mature undergraduates, and middle school, high school, and two-year college teachers with a well-founded understanding of the growth and development of the city of Rome through a careful study of material remains and literary sources.

2017 Dates:
June 19 – July 27, 2017

2017 Application Deadline:
December 15, 2016 (please note earlier deadline)
Notification of acceptance into the program by January 15; scholarships awarded by February 1.

2017 Director
Professor Genevieve Gessert, Associate Professor, American University of Rome

Tuition: $1,900
Basic room and board: $2,500 (estimated)
Tuition, room and board will total approximately $4,400, not including airfare, personal expenses and additional, unplanned expenditures. This estimate does not include weekend meals, any travel not directly related to the program of the Summer School, nor expenses such as laundry, tips, amusements, or shopping.

Students of the Classical Summer School will stay in shared apartments. The estimated room and board cost for 6-week program is $2,500 per person for a shared double room with 5 meals per week at AAR or a local restaurant. Some single rooms will be available at additional cost. Final admission to the program is contingent upon the participant’s completion of a room and board application (which will be sent along with the acceptance letter).

All applicants are eligible for the Sollman and CSAAR Scholarships. Applicants are also encouraged to apply for scholarships offered through their regional and state classical organizations. Applicants for all scholarships MUST ALSO submit the Classical Summer School application to the Director. Middle school, high school teachers and two-year college teachers are eligible to apply for American Academy in Rome Goldman Sachs Scholarships.

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