Courses: September 21-27, 2015

Application: April 1 – June 30

Fee: € 700

  • Course fee
  • Educational Material
  • Meals at the Cafeteria (on class days)
  • Trip
  • Activities in Rome

How to Apply

This program is for motivated International and Italian Master’s Degree and PhD students and researchers of social sciences (law, economics, political science, communication, philosophy).

In order to apply, applicants must fill out the attached form. Applications will be accepted from April 1st to June 30th.

Application must be accompanied by the following documents, which must be sent

  • Photocopy of ID
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A short motivation letter for attending the MCE Summer School (up to 500 words)
  • For non native English speakers: sufficient knowledge of English.

Selection results will be announced on June 30, 2015.

Upon acceptance, in order to reserve a place in the course, candidates are required to pay the full tuition fee (€ 700) in advance.



MCE Research Centre offers 2 scholarships to international students enrolling in the MCE Summer School. The scholarships cover the full tuition fee (€ 700).

In addition to the documents required for the regular application, scholarship applicants must submit the following:

  • University transcripts (courses and marks from your Master’s Degree Program).
  • An essay on the relation between faith and society (not more than 750 words)

The application for the scholarship must be submitted online along with the regular application (April 1 – June 30) to

Form to download



If you are interested in staying in an apartment with other international students studying in Rome, we can put you in contact with students who have beds available during the Summer School.

Email for more information.



Suore Benedettine (Benedictine Sisters)

Via Torre Argentina, 76 Roma (10 min walking)

T: 0039 06 68805091


€: single room: 45 euros (breakfast included)

Curfew: 10:30 pm (Sun-Fri) 11:30 pm (Sat)


Istituto Nostra Signora di Lourdes

Via N.S. di Lourdes, 2 (30 min by subway/bus)

T: 0039 0666000115


€: single room: 35 euros (breakfast included)

Curfew: 10:30 pm


Casa Santa Sofia Madonna dei Monti, 3 (30 min walking or 20 min by bus)

T: 0039 06485778


€: single room: 50–60 euros (breakfast included)

No Curfew


Centro di Spiritualità – Pro Sanctitate

Via dei Riari, 43 (20 min walking)

T: 0039 0668806122 or 0039 06 6861296


€: single room 50-60 euros (shared bath)

single room 90 euros (private bath)

Curfew: 10:30 pm


Villa Maria Pia

Via Aurelia, 564 (35 min by subway/bus)

T: 0039 0666416657


€: single room: 40 euros (breakfast included)

double room: 60 euros (breakfast included)

Curfew: 10:30 pm


Padri Trinitari Santa Maria della Fornaci, 31 (20 min walking)

T: 0039 06 39367632


€: double room 100 euros (breakfast included)

single room 70 euros (breakfast included)

No Curfew



Suore Orsoline

Via Dandolo, 46 (30 min bus)

T: 0039 065812150


€: single room 35-40 euros (no breakfast)

Curfew: 10,30 pm