Program and fees

Foro Italico University Summer School, Rome, Italy

from June 20th through July 7th, 2017

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

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
Monday

 

Lesson (Module 1)

3 hours

Lesson (Module 1)

3 hours

Lesson (Module 3 + Module 2)

5 hours (3+2)

 Tuesday

 

Lesson (Module 1)

3 hours

Lesson (Module 3)

2 hours

Tourist Excursion

1 hour (SE)

 Wednesday

 

Lesson (Module 2)

4 hours

Lesson (Module 2)

2 hours

Lesson (Module 3)

4 hours

Thursday Lesson (Module 1)

1 hour

Lesson (Module 3)

4 hours

Lesson (Module I)

2 hours

Friday

 

Tourist excursion/

2 hours (SE)

Tourist excursion (SE)

2 hours

Tourist excursion (SE)

2 hours

Saturday Tourist excursion (LE) Tourist excursion (LE)
 Sunday

 

Tourist excursion (LE)

*SE=Short excursion LE=Long Excursion

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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 1300 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                     February 28th, 2017
Deadline for payments of tuition fees                          May 15th, 2017
Summer School dates                                                    June 20th-July 7th, 2017

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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