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Maymester: Spend 4 weeks at the Italian Campus

May in Rome

Duquesne University undergraduates can spend four weeks in Rome, Italy at Duquesne's Italian Campus.  This program will gives students the opportunity to study in one of the world's greatest cities with stellar Rome-based faculty, an on-site Director and Resident Assistants creating a safe and beautiful campus environment.  May is a beautiful month in Rome with the weather is not yet too hot and life in the piazzas in full swing.

Learn more about how you can be a part of the a Duquesne University Maymester and earn 6 credits with Rome as your home.

Academics: During this four weeks program, students will take two courses and earn six credits:

THEO 280: Faith and Reason (Satisfies CORE Theme Area: Faith and Reason)

Christianity has always portrayed faith and reason as being compatible.  Our course will consider faith and reason across a number of interesting historical periods:  the early Christian era and the age of Constantine, the Renaissance and Reformation periods, and modern times.  All of these historical times are visible to us while in Rome and we will use the city and its rich history to enliven our intellectual journey.

ARHY 385 Baroque Art in Rome (Satisfies CORE Theme Area: Creative Arts)

Study 17th century Rome: Bernini, Borromini, Caravaggio and others. Class is held on-site at St Peter's, the Borghese Gallery and in the many beautiful piazzas and churches of Rome.

2014 Calendar

Maymester Academic Calendar
Saturday, May 10 Depart Pittsburgh
Sunday, May 11 Arrive in Rome
Monday, May 12 Classes Begin
Friday-Sunday, May 30-June 1 Group Excursion to Tuscany or Bay of Naples
Friday, June 6 Final Exams
Saturday, June 7 Last Day in Rome; Farewell Dinner
Sunday, June 8 Depart Rome

Program Costs

Students on the Duquesne's Maymester program spend 1 month at our Italian Campus while earning 6 university credits in one of the most beautiful cities, Rome, Italy. The following outlines Program Costs:

Program Costs
Program Fee (Tuition & Room/Board) $6500
Airfare (from Pittsburgh) Included
FrontierMEDEX Emergency coverage  Included
Group Excursion Weekend (Pompeii/Sorrento/Paestum/Capri) Included

Financial Aid: The Duquesne Financial Aid Office can assist you with summer loan applications. (Tuition exchange/remission and Duquesne Scholarships do NOT apply.)