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LSU in Rome (spring intersession)
Rome, Italy (Outgoing Program)
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Housing Options: Dormitory APA Program Type: Summer Programs
Credit Type: LSU courses & credit APA Advisor: Jill Clemmons
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LSU in Rome 2018 (Spring Intersession)

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the richness of Italian culture and its legendary lifestyle, LSU in Rome is your opportunity!  

This program is designed for students who want to learn about Italian culture, history, language, art, architecture, and political system of Italy. You'll have the chance to interact with people in Rome on a daily basis. 

lsuinromedeathvalleyAnticipated excursions include:

  • Coliseum
  • Capitoline Museum
  • Pantheon
  • Appian Way 
  • Roman Forum
  • Florence
Want to meet the other students and faculty who will be going with you to Rome?  Check out our Facebook page!

Dates & Costs

Start Date End Date Program Fee LSU Tuition & Fees
(Undergraduate, 3 hours)
May 12 May 28 $2,700 instate: $1,207
out of state: $2,007

Program Fee Includes

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    Housing at the Pensione Roma
  • Some meals
  • Day trips outside Rome
  • Ground transportation in Rome
  • Fieldtrips and class excursions
  • Health insurance

In the event of an unfavorable exchange rate, some activities may be cancelled or changed.

Program Fee Does NOT Include

Tuition: All students must pay tuition and fees for all courses taken through LSU.  The tuition you pay is based on whether or not you are a resident of Louisiana.  If you are an out of state student, you will pay out of state tuition and fees. 

mikeonaplaneAirfare: Each student arranges his/her own roundtrip airfare.  You should not purchase airfare until told to do so by your Program Director, Ms. Morshaeuser.  

You will have the chance to meet the other students and hear more details about purchasing airfare at the program orientation, usually held during spring semester. 

Spending money: Although some meals are provided, you should plan for additional expenditures, such as meals not covered by the program, snacks, or refreshments.  Breakfast will be provided daily, and there will be some additional group meals.

In addition, you will also want spending money for free weekends, souvenirs, and nights out with friends.  


making gnocchiITAL 3001 (Italian Culture and Civilization) - This course will introduce you to Italian Civilization through history, art, literature, music, cuisine, Italian lifestyle, and modern day-to-day life.

You will encounter all of these aspects both in-class and on fieldtrips to museums, excavations, farmers' markets, churches, and other locations of historical interest.  This combination of in-class learning and visits to actual locations is the best method of intense learning.
Course Description Prerequisites
ITAL 3001* Italian Culture and Civilization None; this course can count towards the Italian minor

* counts as a Gen Ed course


April 14 10:00am Parents' Orientation
April 20 Fee bills available via myLSU
May 2 Fee bills due
May 12 Depart the US
May 13 Arrive in Rome; check into the Pensione Roma
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Please note: this itinerary is tentative and subject to change


Faculty Member Department Photo
Ms. Andrea Morshaeuser
Program Director
Foreign Languages and Literature Andrea Morshaeuser
Mrs. Kathryn Provenzale Monroe Foreign Languages and Literature Katy Monroe

Eligibility & Withdrawal

Students and Old School Romans

In order to be eligible for the program, you must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate students).
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the program
  • Not be on disciplinary or scholastic probation
  • Have the prerequisites for the courses you take

NOTE: This program is open to students from all disciplines. Qualified applications from other institutions are also welcome.

Application Deadline
March 23, 2018

Although the application deadline is March 23, you are advised to register early in order to secure a spot in the program. The program will fill on a first come, first served basis from those who meet the eligibility requirements.

Deposit: A $500 deposit will be placed on your LSU billing statement at the time that you apply to the program. Students at other universities must send in a check or money order (made payable to "Louisiana State University") for the $500 deposit, along with their applications.

The $500 deposit is nonrefundable after February 2, 2018.

Payment Deadlines: the $500 deposit is put on your billing statement and is due at the time that the charge appears.  The rest of the program fee (minus the $500 deposit) and the tuition/fees for the courses will appear on your summer fee bill.  Those fee bills are available via myLSU in early May and are due in mid-May (exact dates TBD by the Registrar).

If you withdraw from the program: After February 2, you will be responsible for making payments on your study abroad program, even if you do not go on the program. The amount that you will owe is based on the date on which you withdraw. The schedule of payments for withdrawals is:

Date Withdrawal Costs
February 2, 2018 $500 deposit is non-refundable; student is obligated to pay for any non-refundable reservations the program has already paid, or is already contractually obligated to pay, on the student's behalf

Parents: Have questions about the study abroad process?  Want to ask questions?  We have a Facebook group just for parents of students going on our summer programs!  Join us here.

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