Program and fees

Foro Italico University Summer School, Rome, Italy

from June 18th through July 30th, 2018

Lessons and Activities Plan at a glance (3 American credits)

SHEDULE and LECTURES:  Monday June18  – Saturday 30 June 30,  2018

FIRST WEEK

Day 1: Monday, June 18, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: The words of sport: a hermeneutical, philological and historical introduction (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 11.00 AM: Break
  • 11.30 AM: Sport and philosophy in ancient world (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 1.30 PM: Lunch (On Own)

Day 2: Tuesday, June 19, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Introduction to Italian language (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 11.00 AM: Break
  • 11.30 AM: Introduction to Italian language (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 1.30 PM: Lunch (On Own)

Day 3: Wednesday, June 20, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Introduction to Italian culture (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 11.00 AM: Break
  • 11.30 AM: Introduction to Italian culture (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 1.30 PM: Lunch (On Own)

Day 4: Thursday, June 21, 2018:

  • 11.00 AM: Study Visit. Piazza Navona and Stadio Domiziano
  • 3.9.00 PM: Free Time

Day 5: Friday, June 22, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Sport and football in Italian society: a sociological perspective (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 11.00 AM: Break
  • 11.30 AM: Sport and football in Italian society: a sociological perspective (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 1.30 PM: Lunch (On Own)

Day 6: Saturday, June 23, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Study Visit: Ostia by the River
  • 5.00 PM: Free Time

SECOND WEEK

Day 1: Monday, June 25, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Fitness, health and training (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 11.00 AM: Free Time
  • 6.00 PM: Healthy lifestyle: role of nutrition and physical activity (Italian Food and Wine Tasting at Aida Imperatori Restaurant)

Day 2: Tuesday, June 26, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Culture Language and  Italian literature (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 11.00 AM: Break
  • 11.30 AM: Culture Language and  Italian literature (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 1.30 PM: Lunch (On Own)

Day 3: Wednesday, June 27, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Roman Gladiator (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 11.00 AM: Break
  • 11.30 AM: Roman Gladiator (lesson delivered at FORO ITALICO)
  • 1.30 PM: Lunch (On Own)

Day 4: Thursday, June 28, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Study Visit. Colosseo
  • 1.00 PM: Free Time

Day 5: Friday, June 29, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Study Visit. The Hadrian’s Villa – Tivoli
  • 3.00 PM: Free Time

Day 6: Saturday, June 30, 2018:

  • 9.00 AM: Study Visit. Vatican Museums
  • 1.00 PM: Free Time

Download here LAP at glance

Modules topics

Module I: Lectures in Sports Humanities
– The words of sport: a hermeneutical, philological and historical introduction
– The Roman gladiator and the sports in ancient Rome
– Sport and philosophy in ancient Greece
– Sport and literature
– Soccer: a sociological and philosophical perspective
– Rome and the Olympic Games: an interpretation through the lens of sport movies

Module II: Italian Language and Culture
– Introduction to Italian culture
– Introduction to Italian language
– Discovering Italian cuisine and wines

Module III: Sports, Tourism and Health
– Sports, health and nutrition
– Fitness, health and training
– Football and rowing
– Exploring nature
– Walking and tourism in Rome

Study visits
– The Coliseum, the Circus Maximus, and the Baths of Caracalla (SE)
– Piazza Navona and the Stadium of Domitian (SE)
– The Vatican City, the Vatican Museums and its athletic statues (SE)
– The Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli (LE)
– Pompeii and the Gladiators’ school (LE)
– Tarquinia and the Olympic Tomb (LE)
– Lakes, rivers and paths of Latium region (SE)

**Additional itineraries and cultural events will be suggested for evenings and weekends

A 75% of attendance is requested to receive the certificate of attendance and the accreditation of 4 ECTS.

Fees and living expenses

The tuition fees is 1400 EUR. Living expenses are not included in the tuition fees and students are responsible both for travel and visa expenses, if applicable. For accommodation, inquiries or more information, please contact our staff at  summerschool@fondazioneuniroma4.it

Schedule and Deadlines

Deadline for submission of applications                     April 15th, 2018
Deadline for payments of tuition fees                          May 15th, 2018
Summer School dates                                                     June 18th-June 30th, 2018

Bank account

Please send your payment through bank transfer to:

Account name: FONDAZIONE UNIVERSITARIA FORO ITALICO
Bank name: BANCA POPOLARE DI SONDRIO
Account number: 153/0005210
IBAN: IT82N0569603215000005210X65
BIC/SWIFT: POSOIT22
Payment description: summer school attendance

Once you have instructed your bank to transfer the fees to us, please send a copy of the bank transfer advice or confirmation to: summerschool@fondazioneuniroma4.it

 

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