John Cabot University
An American University in Rome
At John Cabot University in Rome, degree-seeking and visiting students alike will discover a distinctly American learning experience enriched by our location in Rome and our international student population and faculty.
JCU is a liberal arts university offering Bachelor of Arts degrees in 13 fields.
- Art History
- Business Administration
- Classical Studies
- Economics and Finance
- English Literature
- Humanistic Studies
- International Affairs
- International Business
- Italian Studies
- Political Science
Why John Cabot University?
- Professors hold degrees from Brown University, Columbia University, Harvard University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, and Yale, among many others.
- Learn in small classes. John Cabot University’s classes in Rome average about 15 students.
- Experience an American-style learning environment. Get to know your professors. Debate in class. Share your ideas. Write analytical papers. Conduct original research.
- Explore Rome as a living laboratory. From Etruscan ruins and the Roman Colosseum to the Christian catacombs and the Vatican, you will have the chance to study architecture, art, art history, archaeology, history, and religion on location at museums and historic sites.
- Collaborate with students from 70 different countries.
- Learn by doing. Through field trips, internships, research opportunities and study abroad opportunities
- All students are assigned an academic advisor drawn from the faculty. Students confer with their advisors on a regular basis to plan course schedules and discuss their academic progress.
- All courses are taught in English (with the exception of Italian language classes
- The uniqueness of the university lies in the fact that university students have the opportunity to transfer 20 modules from previous university to JCU
- High Scholarships (up to 7000 Euros per year) and the possibility of receiving financial assistance from JCU on the basis of academic excellence, financial need as well as region matter, where student came from
- The University provides accommodation and meals in their dormitory
John Cabot University maintains two campuses in Rome, each with its own personality. the Guarini Campus houses the Aula Magna Regina auditorium, which hosts lectures, concerts, plays and films; the Frohring Library, with its study rooms, multimedia lab and media room; as well as JCU administrative offices. JCU’s Tiber Campus, located on the banks of Rome’s famous Tiber river and a five-minute walk from Guarini, is a spacious, state-of-the-art building with smart classrooms, a student lounge. It was completely renovated to accommodate 21st-century learning styles and technologies.
John Cabot University offers its students one of the highest scholarship of up to 4000 euros per year. The size of scholarships is individual.
For a full list of tuition and accommodation fees see here