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The Graduate School of The American University of Rome is pleased to announce that from Fall 2020 its three Master's degree programs - Food Studies, Peace Studies, and Sustainable Cultural Heritage - will be offered on a part-time basis in addition to the current full-time programs.

In mid-2019, the AUR community formed a committee of volunteers (The AUR Environmental Action Group) to address how the university as an institution and the AUR community (both en masse and individually) could play its part in addressing the urgent issues around climate and sustainability that cu

Graduate students of the Food Studies Master’s Program recently struck up a topical and tantalizing new initiative, ‘Food for the Future’, which will establish weekly meetings centered around the dilemma we are all faced with: how to live more sustainably.

Anthropocene Scholarship

Since 2015, the number of food-insecure people has increased due to conflict, climate change, and downward trends in economic growth. To add perspective, Dr.

I first met George Soros in Tirana 20 years ago. His Open Society Foundations had little short of a holy status among young Albanians. The OSF had supported capacity building, and young Albanian professionals grasped the opportunity and started careers that were taken for granted in the West.

As part of the Food, Environment, and Society course, students attended the event "Putting Food Security and Nutrition at the Heart of Climate Action." The event showcased initiatives by both private sector and civil societ

There is now ample evidence that food provisioning is a major determinant of the unprecedented and possibly irreversible changes in ecosystems.

On the evening of September 25, 2019, a memorial to Peter Tompkins, an American-born, European-educated spy, was unveiled on the main campus of The American University of Rome.

Located just outside of Rome, the CAR acts as the largest distribution point for food in Italy and the fourth in Europe. The center is a hub for retailers to come and purchase fresh produce and fish that has been checked for quality, labeled and packaged accordingly.