Photo by Antonio Palmieri

City of Rome Postgraduate Course

What is the City of Rome Course?

An intensive 8-week residential course for postgraduates at selected British partner universities which unlocks Rome for students at Masters or early Doctoral level studying classical archaeology, art history, ancient history (both Greek and Roman) and the transformation of antiquity in the Middle Ages and the modern period.

Course Director: Dr Robert Coates-Stephens (BSR Cary Fellow)

When is it?

The course runs from the beginning of April each year and forms one quarter of one year’s full-time postgraduate course.

What does it cost?

  • Course tutorial fee  (this is paid by attendee’s university directly to the BSR)
  • Course residential fee in 2018 (paid by attendee):  Euro 2,200 for full board* accommodation in a shared room. Fees exclude travel to the BSR.

* Please note no dinner is provided on Saturday nor lunch on Sunday.

Next course: 2019

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2019 course will open in September. Details of the 2018 course can be found here

If you are interested in applying please discuss your application with your supervisor.

For queries please contact the Permissions Officer.


The support of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies is gratefully acknowledged.


Course details 2018

City of Rome students at the Villa of the Gordians