The Graduate School at The American University of Rome is always looking for ways to expand upon and enhance the educational experience for its students.

The Center for Food Studies

This is the institutional home for the promotion of research and both academic and cultural activities involving AUR faculty, students and alumni interested in and working on food-related subjects.

  • How do we affect the Earth’s resources with our food choices?
  • How does food production affect climate change and, conversely, what is the impact of climate change on agricultural production?
  • Why are there still 870 million of people hungry and 1.4 billion people who are overweight and obese?
  • How to achieve a more sustainable and socially just food system?

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Graduate Skills Workshops

The AUR Graduate School offers a series of Graduate Skills Workshops designed to enhance our Masters’ Programs with one and two day workshops that will cover different topics aimed at developing specific skills, in line with the guiding philosophy and emphasis on gaining transferable skills along with intellectual development that is a cornerstone of AUR’s M.A. degree programs.
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The benefits of an internship include an enhanced ability to make informed career decisions, a greater appreciation for college coursework, increased marketability and the opportunity to obtain academic credit while gaining field experience.
M.A. Food Studies Internships
M.A. Sustainable Cultural Heritage Internships
M.A. Arts Management Internships

Visiting Scholars Program

The Graduate School of The American University of Rome welcomes applications to its Visiting Scholars Program.

The Program is open to scholars wishing to take advantage of AUR’s expertise and resources and to contribute to the mission and goals of the Graduate School:

  • postgraduate research students currently registered for a PhD at universities in any country of the world.
  • postdoctoral scholars and experienced professionals.
  • independent scholars.

Scholars are expected to have their own funding and health insurance. They are responsible for applying for the visa, as required by their nationality, and for their own accommodation. 
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