Courses Available (3 hours)

HIS 325 Roman Civilization (HU)

  Dr. John Nielsen

We will survey the history of ancient Rome and its Empire but will give special attention to the social and cultural history (i.e., the lived experience) of the city of Rome in antiquity from Caesar to slave.

ENG 302 Travel Writing (W2)

  Department of English

If you sometimes have difficulty generating good topics for writing because of a lack of inspiration, imagine how inspired you will be as you wander the ancient and modern streets of one of the world’s greatest cities!

IS 100 (GP/GS) / IS 475 or LAS 325 Contemporary Issues: Italy, the EU, & NATO

  Ms. Angela Weck

With a controversial recent election in Italy, you will be studying a society and culture and a web of alliances in the context of significant change!


Online pre-registration for the May 2023 Interim Programs Abroad is required, and opens on the Study Abroad home page beginning November 1, 2022. Pre-registration does not require a deposit, and all classes have enrollment maximums, so pre-register early if you want to be enrolled! (Students who need to be wait-listed will be informed.) Classes are contingent on enrollment minimums in order to proceed. Before the end of Fall Semester 2022, you will receive an update on the status of the course for which you pre-registered.

Your enrollment for your May 2023 course will be confirmed upon receipt of a first program payment of $2,200 no later than Friday, February 3, 2023. The balance of the program fee will be due no later than Friday, March 3, 2023.

You will receive information during the pre-registration period about deadlines for required documents, the mandatory student program orientation in April, and other program information. (One hint: if you do not currently have a valid passport, apply now!)

Note: a 2.50 minimum Bradley GPA is required to pre-register. If you are a transfer student who has not yet recorded a Bradley GPA but wants to pre-register, write us at

Program Details

   May 17 – June 2, 2023

Comprehensive program fee of $4,350 includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from O’Hare
  • Tuition
  • Textbooks and Guidebook
  • Twin room with private bath and breakfast daily
  • Onsite orientation and tour, full-day excursion to the village of Orvieto
  • Class-related events and activities
  • Site visits to major cultural sites and museums, including the Vatican Museums; and visits to major historical sites, including a guided tour of the Colosseum and Forum and more!