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Stanford Classics in Rome

Program Overview

Program Dates: March 23 to March 30, 2024

Instructor: Prof. Ceserani 

Taught in: English

Syllabus (tentative)

Time Itinerary (tentative)

Eligibility: Must be a matriculated Stanford undergraduate who will be enrolled in CLASSICS 150: Majors Seminar: Majors Seminar: Why Classics? in Winter Quarter 2023-24. Preference is given to declared Classics majors and minors. The program accommodates up to 12 students.


Application deadline: December 04, 2023

Decisions announced by: December 15, 2023

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Is there a language requirement?

No. All instruction, tours, and activities will be in English.

I'm a sophomore; can I still apply?

Of course! Any Stanford undergraduate student who will be enrolled in CLASSICS 150 this academic year can apply.

The trip conflicts with one of my final exams; can I still go?

It is your responsibility to consult with your instructors prior to the start of Winter Quarter to seek alternative arrangements. Please note that instructors are not obliged to re-arrange a final exam for an individual student.

I'm an international student. Can I still participate?

International students must check with Bechtel International Center whether or not their immigration status will allow them to participate in this program. It will be the students' responsibility to apply for any visa requirements, if needed.

Are there any program fees?

No, participants will not be charged a program fee. Flights, on-site transportation, room & board, museum and archaeological site entry tickets are all included. Students will be responsible for personal expenses (souvenirs, food/drinks/transportation that are separate from organized meals/tours, etc.).

I don't have a passport. When should I apply for one?

‚ÄčApply now! It can take 8-11 weeks (or longer!) to get a passport. If you already have a passport, please check the expiration date. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your last day of travel. Many countries will deny you entry if your passport isn't valid for at least 6 months.