Italian LSA Rome

Rome, Italy

Program At a Glance

Terms Offered



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French and Italian


The French and Italian Department offers a combined language study abroad and advanced language study abroad program in Rome, Italy. Both programs will enroll in Italian 8.

Students live with Italian families and visit cultural and historic sites in and around Rome. The courses offered in each are specific to the program, with the exception of Italian 8, in which students from the LSA and the LSA+ will participate together. Faculty from the Department of French and Italian will direct the program.

The Honorable Frank J. Guarini NIAF Italian LSA in Rome offers a thorough grounding in spoken and written Italian by encouraging students to immerse themselves in everyday life in one of Western culture's most remarkable and emblematic cities, without parallel in its historical and cultural riches. Students live with local families and take three Dartmouth courses taught exclusively in Italian.


Tuition and Fees

The fees charged by the College for a Dartmouth-sponsored off-campus term of study include regular tuition charges for a term at Dartmouth, service fees, as well as the specific costs established for each off-campus study locale. In many programs, the room and board costs tend to be higher than for a term in Hanover. You can view a budget sheet for each program by clicking on the appropriate term. The cost of transportation to and from the site is the responsibility of the student.


Financial Aid

In order that all qualified Dartmouth undergraduate students may have the opportunity to take part in off-campus programs, the College endeavors to adjust its normal financial aid awards for students already receiving aid. Tuition and expected family contribution for Dartmouth's off-campus programs are the same as for an on-campus term. Assistance is available to meet extra costs associated with off-campus programs, including airfare. Half of any extra cost is met with additional Dartmouth scholarship; loan assistance is offered for the other half. Loan assistance is also offered to replace the employment that would normally be included in an on-campus term. Although financial aid recipients are given aid to cover all of the required costs of the program, students are responsible for purchasing their own plane ticket and, on some programs, meals. Often this means that part of the expected family contribution is used towards these costs rather than for tuition.


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