City of Rome Postgraduate Course

What is the City of Rome Course?

An intensive eight-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

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 the attendee’s university directly to the BSR)
  • Course residential fee in 2020 (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: 2020

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2020 course are now open. Details of the 2020 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 deadline for applications is 4 November 2019.


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

Slideshow photos by Niccolò Mugnai.

Course details 2019