The Rome Study Program

Rome Study Program | Italian Language and Culture
Six weeks in Rome, Italy | First Summer Session

Orientation Meeting for the Summer 2009 Program
Monday 11 May 2009 at 11:00 am
HRH 2.118 (Rainey Hall Lounge, ground floor)


The Rome Study Program pages on GeoCities will no longer be updated, as Yahoo! has announced that the GeoCities service will be discontinued sometime during the summer of 2009.

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The Rome Study Program online will hereafter be maintained at this page.

This change affects only the location of the Rome Study Program web pages. The Program itself is not affected in any way.

Program Director Antonella Olson's e-mail address is

Buon'estate a tutti!


The Rome Study Program is an intensive language and culture program open to all registered undergraduate and graduate students of UT-Austin and to students in good standing from other universities who register at UT-Austin for the summer session. 

For further information, please contact
the Program Director, Antonella D. Olson
HRH 2.106B, phone: 512-471-5706/5531
Tavola Italiana: Fridays 3:30-4:30 pm
Cactus Café (Texas Union

a Report on the 2008 Program


Fontana delle Tartarughe - Piazza Mattei
photo © 2002 Romina Olson


Orientation Meeting for the Summer 2009 Program
Monday 11 May 2009 at 11:00 am
HRH 2.118 (Rainey Hall Lounge, ground floor)


A Rome Study Program student with his Roman host family

Italian families host students, providing an in-depth experience of Italian life and language.


Previous years' programs









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Students can earn 3 to 6 credit hours.

Classes meet for 1 1/2 hours each lesson in a beautiful baroque palace in the historical center of Rome.

There will be guided tours to historical sites in and outside Rome, as well as some optional organized trips on weekends to other cities in Italy. Additional fees for these trips will be announced during the spring semester meetings. The total cost of the program will be announced at the first meeting in October.

Faculty: Program Director Antonella Olson and other members of the faculty of the Department of French and Italian teach the courses listed below.



ITL 312K, Second-Year Italian Language and Culture I

ITC 349, Rome, Eternal City: Myths and Realities

ITL 365, Contemporary Italian Culture (upper-division course)

Prerequisites: Any student in good standing who, for ITL 312K, has completed ITL 506 and ITL 507 or ITL 604; or, for ITL 365, who has completed ITL 312L or ITL 612, and who has an overall GPA of 3.0 may apply. There is no prerequisite for enrolling in ITC 349.

Location of the Palazzo Antici-Mattei, where classes are held:

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For more information about the program, contact
Antonella Olson, Program Director
Tel. (512) 471-5706; 471-5331
HRH 2.106B

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