University of Notre Dame

Center for Italian Studies


Study Abroad and Internships

Italian Study Abroad Programs

Students in Rome

The Bologna Program
Notre Dame is an Associate Member of the Bologna Consortial Studies Program (BCSP) which offers the unique opportunity for undergraduate students to spend a full-year, full-immersion study in Bologna, Italy.

The Rome Program
Provides Notre Dame sophomores and junior students with an opportunity to study in Rome for either one semester or the academic year. The program is particularly suited to students in Art Studio, Art History, Classics, History, Italian, European Studies or Business.

Rome: The Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies
The ICCS provides students with an opportunity in Rome to study ancient history and archaeology, Latin and Greek language and literature, and art history.  The Center is located on one of the main streets of the Janiculum in the heart of Rome. Applicants must be at least sophomores majoring in classics, classical history or archaeology, or must be art history majors with a strong classical background.


Opera del Vocabolario Italiano
Notre Dame has established a long and productive relationship with this renowned philological institute. Advanced graduate students at Notre Dame have the opportunity to spend a year in Florence working at the OVI centre, where they research and produce entries for the Tesoro della Linga Italiana delle Origini (TLIO).