Leadership Seminar in Rome

The study abroad program in Rome, Italy is a 3-week program with service learning, sustainable living, and mindfulness practice components. Offered in collaboration with the American University of Rome, the program focuses on the characteristics of a resilient society.

Course Details

Honors College members posing for photo at airport during Rome trip

The course is intensive and experiential, and you will learn firsthand the sustainable, resilient, and sacred features of this ancient culture. Students will visit both urban and rural communities, monasteries, and temples, as well as important historical sites. Students will also learn simple individual and group practices that increase a sense of awareness and presence. Students apply a full range of skills, including navigating transportation challenges in a foreign country, cooking with what is available, learning to live with more purpose and intention, and establish healthy relationships with oneself, others, and the environment.


Visit our photo gallery of previous trips to Rome so you can get a glimpse of what exciting new adventures you can embark on.

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Ready to Apply?

Visit the Office of International Services web page to fill out your application, or contact Assistant Director of the Office of International Services, Amy Soub.

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