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Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center
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John Felice Rome Center

Explore Your Calling

Celebrate the JFRC 60th Anniversary
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Experience what thousands of Rome Center alumni have already come to know: Here at the JFRC, the world is our classroom. Engaged Learning Opportunities

Our Community

Between Rome and the majestic hills of the Abruzzo region, students interested in comparative cultures, sustainability in food, and photography will e
Active Learning

JFRC Abruzzo Summer Fusion

Summer experience for students interested in sustainability, photography, and comparative cultures.

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From October 6-9th, 215 alumni returned to Rome to honor six decades of the John Felice Rome Center
Anniversary Event

Celebrating 60 years of the JFRC

From October 6-9th, 215 alumni returned to Rome to honor six decades of the John Felice Rome Center

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photojournalist Francesco Bellina delivers the keynote address
Social Justice

A Lens Towards Social Justice

Award-winning photojournalist Francesco Bellina delivers Human Rights Night keynote address.

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Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs

Former Ambassador Robert J. Callahan Speaks at the JFRC

This JFRC alumnus presented a special lecture on diplomacy and foreign affairs.

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By the numbers


years of expanding students’ world views


alumni and global citizens


acre campus on Rome’s highest hill
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After 60 years, we know the best students are explorers at heart, and explorers make exceptional students. View our course offerings
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Loyola Students

As a Loyola Chicago student, you're invited to apply to spend a summer, semester, or entire academic year at the JFRC.

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At Home in Rome

While you study abroad in Rome at the John Felice Rome Center, we want you to feel right at home. We'll provide all the support you'll need to ensure a smooth transition to living in Italy. 

Our Events
Nov 04

Dec 09
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Annual Creche Exhibit 2022

Dec 09
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Weekday Mass

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