STUDENT LIFE AT LdM
Spending any amount of time in Rome, the Eternal City, is an experience that has captivated visitors and pilgrims for centuries. Whether the inspiration comes from a quiet spot in Rome's parks, its powerfully evocative ruins, Renaissance or Baroque palaces, or the awe-inspiring art of the Vatican City, Rome continues to stimulate the senses.
The unique history of Italy's capital allows for the study of ancient cultures as well as contemporary political and international issues. LdM Rome students can choose courses in traditional subjects such as history, classical civilizations, art and literature, or more contemporary subjects such as international business, political science, film studies, philosophy and religion, environmental studies or Italian language. Rome's thriving economic and political heart focuses largely on the exciting worlds of politics and international relations, business, media communications, art and fashion and tourism, and students will have the opportunity to collaborate with a wide variety of professionals and various national and international institutions located throughout the Italian capital.
Rome is a city with an unparalleled history and a magnificent cultural diversity. Students at LdM Rome are a cross-section of the world, coming from all four corners of the globe. Studying in Rome will put them in a unique position to experience Italian culture and life while immersed in a vibrant city setting. With such world-famous artistic and archeolgical heritage, Rome offers the study abroad student myriad cultural events throughout the year.
Campus Life in Rome
Students can live in residential housing near the Via XX settembre campus—and soak in the vibrant Piazza Repubblica neighborhood—or they can live off campus in a student apartment no more than 30 minutes away. All the apartments are in close proximity to subway stops and other local public transport, and no more than 15 to 30 minutes from the school.
LdM is "a school immersed in the city" and Rome is a "classroom without walls." Student life at LdM reflects this. Every student at LdM benefits from an extensive orientation session aimed at giving essential information about academic needs and expectations, housing, culture and community, and Italian law. Orientation sessions usually also include practical walking tours. Additionally, LdM Rome students benefit from the regular contact and support of an energetic and dedicated team of Academic Advisors, who are accustomed to helping students adjust to the Italian environment. Every student at LdM is assigned an individual academic advisor.