The perfect opportunity to experience
Rome before you graduate!
*Applications for the Fall 2013 Semester open this
Friday, March 1st*
- CPP 6104: Geriatric Pharmacotherapy - Dr. Olga Hilas
August 26, 2013 - September 20, 2013
- CPP 6110: Advanced Topics in Infectious Diseases -
Dr. T. Jodlowski
September 23, 2013 - October 18,
Credits: Each course is 3 credits. Please note:
these courses will be part of your fall semester course load.
Students will return to the Queens campus to complete their
Dates: Fall 2013 semester (Please note: you
must arrive in Rome on the day that your section begins and depart
from Rome on the day that it ends. If you depart from New York, for
most flights you must leave the day before the arrival
This unique program is an extraordinary opportunity for sixth
year Pharmacy students to take part in a four-week program
during the fall semester while staying on track for your Pharmacy
degree! This program will take you to Rome, Italy for
four weeks during the fall semester as part of your regular
four-week rotations. In this time you will have
the opportunity to experience European culture and
politics, while allowing you to pursue your regular Pharmacy
coursework. Through our academic offerings and service activities,
you'll encounter extraordinary opportunities to engage with the
people and cultures of modern Europe. Above all, you'll build a
stronger academic portfolio by living and learning abroad. Our
vibrant academics and onsite learning are the hallmarks of Global
The Rome option will allow you to complete a rotation on a Friday
in New York, then travel to Rome over the weekend and start your
Rome coursework on the following Tuesday. After completion of the
Rome module, you will be able to return over the weekend and begin
your next rotation on the following Monday. If you schedule your
rotations so that you have a “free" period either before or after
the scheduled class in Rome, you will be able to remain in Europe
traveling and enjoying the region. Upon returning from Europe, you
will be required to complete the rest of your coursework.
Please note your Dean will advise you accordingly.
Some of the most exciting learning experiences will take
place outside the classroom. Celebrate mass at St. Peter's or
travel on weekends. Classes are generally
scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with service
opportunities and trips scheduled Monday and
Friday. Spend the weekend studying, traveling and
discovering the country on your own.
This special program includes a tour of historic pharmacies
throughout Rome as well as organized activities and service
programs especially designed for pharmacy students.
Please apply via UIS.
Accommodations: You will stay in the St. John’s
Rome Campus residence. The campus is located in the Prati
neighborhood, rich in history and beautiful architecture, just
north of the Vatican in central Rome. The facility is located
on the Lepanto subway line, just two streets from the building.
While at Collegio Leoniano you will be able to walk to the Vatican,
or take a short subway ride to the Piazza del Popolo, Piazza
Navona, or the Castel Sant’Angelo. Our campus combines
old-world architectural elements with modern presentation
technology. Classrooms are high tech with presentation ability, a
fully-wired computer lab with printers for your use, a spacious
meeting room, library and student lounge. Our bilingual staff,
including a resident director and resident assistants will assist
you with any needs. Room accommodations, include: two or three
single beds, wardrobes and desks per room, linens are provided for
your use for the duration of the program. Each room as an
individual air conditioning unit and wireless broadband internet
access. Showers, sinks and toilets shared per residence
Meals: Students will participate in the
semester meal plan while living in Rome.
Dr. Olga Hilas- CPP 6104
Dr. T. Jodlowski- CPP 6110
Program Fee: $2,490 (does NOT include
Please note: airfare is additional but the credits for this
course will be included in your fall semester
* This program is subject to appropriate enrollment.
Although courses may be offered we need to maintain a minimum
number of students to run this program. Should enrollment not be
met this program may be canceled. We will notify
students as soon as possible should this program be
canceled. Students will not be held financially responsible
if program has been canceled.
Visa and Immigration Paperwork Fee: $200.
*All non-EU citizens are required to obtain a visa for the program.
The Office of Global Studies can assist in obtaining your
Attention 6th Year
If you are having a problem applying on line for one of the
Pharmacy Sixth Year rotations please fill out an
application form and a course option sheet for
CPP 6104 or
CPP 6110. Please have the course options sheet approved by Mr.
Fahid and return completed documents to the Office of Global
Studies (Queens campus Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall) or via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 718 990 2321. If you have any
additional questions, please contact the Office of Global Studies
at (718) 990 6105.