Global Studies in Rome

LUISS Guido Carli
Rome, Italy

Program Overview

Program Overview

  • Program Name

    Global Studies in Rome

  • Location


  • Host University

    LUISS Guido Carli

    The Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali "Guido Carli", known by the acronym "LUISS" or "LUISS Guido Carli", is an independent, private university in Rome, Italy, founded in 1974. LUISS offers an innovative educational approach at its four Departments: Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law, and Political Science. ISA students will be able to participate in summer programs designed specifically for international student in the following areas:

    • Euro-Mediterranean Trends - Society and Culture, Politics and Economics
    • Management "Made in Italy" - Food, Luxury, Fashion and Design

  • Term

    Summer 5 2020

  • Program Dates

    Jul 04, 2020 - Jul 25, 2020

  • Program Length


  • Application Deadline

    May 01, 2020

  • Credit

    12 ECTS Credits

  • Eligibility

    2.50 Minimum GPA*

  • Cost


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Program Description

The LUISS Guido Carli University offers courses related to Global Studies in Rome. The program offers courses taught in English, and no Italian language experience is required for this program.  You will be taught by renowned professors and specialized researchers, experts in both, the academic and policy consulting fields. Classmates are international students. 



Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.


There is no language prerequisite for this program.

  • You must be at least 18 years old by the program start date.

  • You must submit a course registration agreement. Additional details will be provided after gaining access to the ISA Student Portal.

  • A transcript, CV/Resume, and a Letter of Intent must be submitted along with your application materials for consideration in this program.

  • If you have a cumulative GPA below 2.50, you may still be considered for acceptance. 

What's Included

Comprehensive Advising and Support

24-Hour Emergency

Comprehensive Health, Safety, and Security Support

Airport Reception

Tuition at the Host University


Bridging Cultures Program

Internet Access

ISA Discovery Model

Cultural Activities


Official Transcript from the Host University

Professional Development Toolbox

Full-Time Resident Staff

On-Site ISA Offices



ECTS Credits


Contact Hours


Recommended U.S. Semester Credits


Recommended U.S. Quarter Units


Academic Information


  • You will take 1 course (12 ECTS credits) during this session. Classes meet Monday - Friday.


  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Italy Program Manager.


  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of your home institution.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by your home university.


  • Upon program completion, you will receive a transcript issued directly from LUISS Guido Carli. The transcript will reflect ECTS credits for all courses taken.


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Support & Funding

U.S. Team

Lillian Nguyen

Program Manager, Italy


Mattea Di Fabio

Resident Director, Italy

Mara Cecili

Student Services, Italy

Vera Contu

Assistant Resident Director/Housing Coordinator, Italy

Funding Your ISA Program

As an ISA participant, you have the opportunity to apply for scholarships and grants that can be applied directly to assist with your study abroad programs. ISA offers over $1,000,000 in scholarships and grants each year. To see what opportunities are available, please visit the Scholarships and Grants page. 

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ISA in Rome includes comfortable housing in shared, fully-furnished accommodations conveniently located in well-established neighborhoods in close proximity to the universities.  A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in the case of damage to property or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

We strive to match your housing preferences with our available accommodations; however, housing preference requests cannot be guaranteed.


For ISA programs at Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome Campus, students will stay in dorms. The dorm is located just off-campus, giving students a short walk to class. Each dorm room is double-occupancy and has its own bathroom. The dorm has a cafeteria where students can order food for an additional cost. Wifi is provided throughout the dorm building. There are no laundry facilities in the building, but a laundromat is nearby.

Independent Housing

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.



Excursions are not included in this session. However, while you are abroad, you will have the opportunity to take part in the cultural activities offered by the ISA resident staff. 

Cultural Activities in Rome

The ISA on-site team encourages you to explore the city and culture of Rome. The team facilitates this by offering a robust calendar of events that showcases what makes Rome special.

These activities vary each term, and previous offerings have included cooking lessons, guided tours of the Capitoline Museums, a visit to a gelato factory, guided tours of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and the Palatine Hill, and a walking tour of the famous fountains in the city.