M.A. On Campus

Food Studies

The American University of Rome

12 months
21000 USD/year
21000 USD/year
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The The American University of Rome Master of Arts in Food Studies at the American University of Rome examines the connections between the production, distribution, and consumption of food, focusing on sustainability criteria. 


The goal of the M.A. Food Studies 15-month, U.S. accredited master’s degree program at The American University of Rome in Food Studies is to provide students with specialized knowledge and practical skills relating to the food system at all levels – from the local to the global – through a cross-disciplinary and international lens.

Learning outcomes

The program hones students’ critical thinking and independent research capabilities while cultivating the expertise and transferable skills necessary for the graduate student to pursue a profession in the field or continue to further study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food, Environment and Society 
  • The Global Food Economy 
  • Research Methods for Social Sciences 
  • Social and Cultural Dimensions of Food and Eating 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official high school transcripts and/or university transcripts for all institution attended to date.  A certified English translation is required for non-English transcripts.
  • An academic recommendation letter. *please see below 
  • Course descriptions for all courses where credits are being transferred.
  • A copy of your valid passport.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English will need to supply an official TOEFL, IELTS or DUOLINGO English language proficiency results (Unless transcripts show that you have been attending an English-speaking school/university for three years or more)
  • Optional: Official SAT or ACT results.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Roma

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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