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 2022 (paid by attendee):  Euro 2,200 for full board* accommodation in a single room. Fees exclude travel to the BSR.

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

Next course: 2022

How do I apply?

Applications for the 2022 course are now open. The 2022 info-pack can be found here together with details of the previous course.

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

For queries please contact Stefania Peterlini (

The deadline for applications is 15 November 2021.

The support of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies and of the Cambridge Classics Faculty is gratefully acknowledged.

Slideshow photos by Niccolò Mugnai.

Course details 2022