Spring 2025 Rome Program: Sustainability and FOOD

JANUARY 9 – MAY 3, 2025

Spend 16 Amazing Weeks Living and Studying in Rome this Spring!

Direct Enrollment Applications will be open soon for the Spring 2025 Rome Program.

If you are looking for a fun and fulfilling learning experience in the heart of Italy’s capital while getting credit for your degree this program may be right for you.

Experiental Learningu: Rome is our classroom
Customized Academic Interships
Organized Trips to the South or the North of Italy
4 courses – 13 credits
January 9 – May 3

Experiential Learning in the Eternal City

Our students participate in the daily life of a culture which has been evolving for thousands of years. They gain experience and tangible skills. And life-long memories.

Courses (2 Core+ 2 Electives)

All students satisfy at least 12 academic credits towards their degrees.

ITA 101/102 ELEMENTARY ITALIAN LANGUAGE (4 credits)
OCL 210 SUSTAINABLE ROME (3 credits)
GLI 299 FOOD PRODUCTION: OLIVE OIL, WINE (3 credits)
HRL 101 SOCIAL JUSTICE IN ITALY (3 credits) 
TMD 101 COMMUNICATING CULTURE (3 credits)
INT 101 ONSITE ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP (80 hours, 3 credits)

Internships

Academic internships are a crucial component of Borromini Institute’s philosophy of experiential learning. BI works with community partners in order to provide students with a complete and rewarding academic experience, not only in the classroom but also within the local community. We care about helping our students understand the real challenges local organizations face and offering them a wide variety of occasions for cultural immersion.

We work closely with associations, non profit organizations and startups that share our mission to create tailored learning opportunities that bring the community and the students together in a beneficial exchange. 

What’s included

Experiential activities, practicums, field studies in locations beyond Rome and different parts of Italy, as well as meetings with specialists and experts.
Furnished shared apartments situated in the center of Rome.
Group airport pickup, transfer services, check-in support, and thorough housing orientation
The opportunity to obtain an official transcript from Portland State University (PSU), our designated School of Record.
A student services coordinator will assist you throughout your study abroad experience, providing support in adapting to your new life, fostering cross-cultural education and mediation. 

Apply

The Borromini Institute requires a 2.5 GPA, and a good academic and social standing at your home university.
Price: $*****
Deadline: 15th September
Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.