Evidence of Rome’s long and fascinating history is everywhere you look. The famed Colosseum from its former days as the seat of the Holy Roman Empire attracts tourists and archaeologists alike; pilgrims and artists flock to the Renaissance-era Sistine Chapel in Vatican City; ornate fountains are scattered throughout the city’s many piazzas. Rome is a bustling capital city is Italy’s seat of government, and is home to both United Nations agencies and prestigious universities. The city’s importance to international politics includes the many embassies to Italy and the Holy See and the NATO Defense College.

Like Italians and immigrants who come to Rome for its diversity of opportunities, Lexia students have the chance to experience all that this historic city has to offer. Through engagement in historical scholarship and daily life, students will immerse themselves in Roman culture and synthesize their experiences in a meaningful way.


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