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Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center
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Study Excursion

Study Abroad Experience

The JFRC Experience

Loyola’s Rome Center was the first program of its kind, created to foster education and tolerance among people of different cultures and ethnicities. After 60 years, we know the best students are explorers at heart, and explorers make exceptional students.

Explore Your Calling

1 - Keyword - Highlight - Campus



Five acres on Rome’s highest hill

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2 - Keyword - Highlight - Residence Life

Residence Life

Residence Life

All the amenities, all the adventure

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3 - Keyword - Highlight - Rome



30 minutes from the epicenter of the “Eternal City”

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SINCE 1962

Our students’ worldviews are expanded through experiences, community, and education. For 60 years, Rome has been the ideal laboratory for our students to engage in a holistic, humanities-based immersive curriculum.

Rome skyline during Sunset
“I will hold these blessed memories with me forever and highly recommend these study trips to future JFRC students.” Baylee Corona, JFRC student Read More


Everywhere you look, the John Felice Rome Center is using the latest technology to protect our planet. The water you drink, the energy you use, even the stuff you throw away—it's all evidence of our commitment to sustainability. Learn more

By the numbers


excursions around Rome every year


olive trees harvested each fall


international study trips per year
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