La Sapienza in Rome has confirmed its position as the top university in the world for Classical Studies and Ancient History in the 2022 edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The result makes La Sapienza the only Italian university to boast an absolute first place at an international level. The Rome university also came...

The tiny hilltop village of Trevinano in central Italy is turning into a test site for Europe’s most ambitious economic experiment since the creation of the region’s single currency.  The hamlet of 142 residents, which just secured a 20 million-euro ($22 million) grant from the European Union’s Recovery Fund, is now confronting the even bigger chal...

Not far from Rome is the beautiful Gaeta, a historic town that offers its visitors many important places to see, but also a crystalline sea and splendid beaches of golden sand. The perfect place to spend an unforgettable holiday. Starting from its charming historic centre and continuing with the view of wonderful natural landscapes, clean waters an...

Paolo Sorrentino's E' Stata la Mano di Dio and Gabriele Mainetti's Freaks Out each got 16 nominations for the Italian Oscars, the David di Donatello awards, as the nominations were announced on Monday. They were followed by Qui Rido Io with 14, and Ariaferma and Diabolik with 11 each. The best film nods went to E' Stata la Mano di Dio, Freaks Out,...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) President Robert Allegrini spoke Monday morning to an assembly of Italian senators at the government palace, Palazzo Giustiniani, in Rome, Italy. Allegrini was invited by Brussels-based think tank and NIAF partner ItalyUntold to address the image of Italy in the United States, the perception of Italia...

Rome is one of the world’s top tourist destinations. The Eternal City has so much to offer: churches (including the one that rules them all), museums, scenic views, inspiring artworks and delicious food. You can read about these in many guides and you’ll follow more or less the same path of thousands of other tourists. That’s why we shortlisted a f...

As a visitor to Rome, you are most likely to roam around and stay in one of the rioni of the centro storico (historic center). The historic center of Rome roughly corresponds to the walled city; the Aurelian Walls were built between 271 and 275 AD to encompass all seven hills of Rome plus the Campus Martius and, on the right bank of the Tiber river...

The American Academy in Rome, a centre located on the Eternal City’s Gianicolo hill that hosts US artists and scholars for coveted residencies and fellowships, has tapped Aliza Wong to be its next director. She succeeds Avinoam Shalem and will begin her tenure in July. Wong, a professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock and scholar who has writte...

Formula E returns to Rome on 9-10 April, with 22 drivers battling it out in battery-powered cars on the streets of the city's southern EUR district. This will be the fourth time for Rome to welcome the world’s fastest electric cars, after the inaugural FIA Formula E World Championship was held in 2018. The 2022 edition will see a return of the publ...

The Case Romane del Celio is an underground archaeological site comprising 20 rooms on various levels under the church of SS. Giovanni e Paolo, dating from between the second and fourth century AD. Located near the Colosseum, the complex reopens to the public on Monday 4 April after being closed for more than two years due to covid restrictions. Ac...