American Academy in Rome: 2021 CLASSICAL SUMMER SCHOOL

Posted On November 3, 2020
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This five-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.


June 28 to July 30, 2021.


December 15, 2020.

Notification of acceptance: January 2021.

Notification of AAR scholarships: March 2021.


Sanjaya Thakur, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Classics, Colorado College.


The program fee of $4,500 includes tuition, housing, some meals and the cost of trips to sites in and around Rome. Participants will be housed at the American Academy in Rome. Participants will be provided with a minimum of five dinners per week at AAR or a local restaurant (COVID restrictions permitting). The program fee does not include airfare, personal expenses (or additional, unplanned expenditures), breakfasts, any travel not directly related to the program of the Summer School, nor expenses such as laundry, tips, amusements, or shopping.


An application consists of a completed online application form, personal essay (up to 500 words), curriculum vitae, two (2) letters of recommendation, and, for undergraduate applicants only, academic transcripts. Please thoroughly read the 2021 Program Guidelines (link at the bottom of the page) before completing the Classical Summer School application.

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