The Rome Global Gateway hosts a number of undergraduate programs both throughout the academic year and summer. Coming from all disciplines, over 150 undergrads arriveto Rome to study during the fall, spring and summer. In addition to taking courses at prestigious universities such as La Sapienza, Roma Tre, and John Cabot University, living in the heart of an ancient city, and learning a new language, Notre Dame undergraduates are offered opportunities to enrich their cultural, professional, and spiritual experience. Conversations with local university students are arranged to improve Italian speaking skills, while cultural excursions like cooking classes and wine tastings are popular ways to get a taste of Italian life. Pilgrimages to Assisi, mass at churches around the city, Easter celebrations, and Papal audiences are organized by the Rome Global Gateway in collaboration with Notre Dame Campus Ministry and institutions such as the Pontifical North American College, La Cappella della Sapienza, and the local parish, Santa Maria in Domnica.
All students spending a semester in Rome take Community-based learning and All roads lead to Rome foundational courses.
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