University of Oregon

Department of Architecture

Programs in Architecture and Interior Architecture

Rome, Italy

Aerial view of RomeThe summer program in Rome offers undergraduate and graduate students of Art History, Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture a unique opportunity to experience studying and living in Rome, Italy, and to engage in the vibrant artistic, architectural and design culture of Rome as an ‘open-air museum.’


  • Two UO faculty members, one from Architecture and one from Art History, are the resident directors and main instructors for the program.
  • Excursions in Rome and beyond allow students to expand their knowledge of Italy outside the classroom.
  • Participants choose three or four from six courses (three in ARCH and three in ARH), creating a program of a minimum of 12 total credits (at least 9 credits for graduate students) and a maximum of 16 credits.
  • Program goals include cultural enlightenment, architectural and artistic enlightenment, motivation and inspiration, as well as a valuable life experience.


Full program information can be found here.