Press release… “The Catholic University Rome campus is located within a beautiful 19th-century building owned by the Vincentians, The Congregation of the Mission, a religious order founded by St. Vincent de Paul. Through a partnership with St. John’s University, CUA students benefit from

    • Modern classrooms.
    • High-speeed wireless internet.
    • A fully-wired computer lab with printers.
    • A small library for quiet study.
    • Air-conditioned/heated facilities.
    • 24-hour security with key-card access.

The Building

CUA Rome is located within the St. John’s University building in the Prati neighborhood of Rome, a 15-minute walk from the historic Spanish Steps. The Metro stop “Lepanto” is located just one block away.

The Entrance

The address is Via Marcantonio Colonna, 21a.

A Hallway

The building was built in the late 1800s and still retains its picturesque hallways.

The Aula Magna

Larger classes are held in the Aula Magna.

Other Classrooms

Smaller classes are held in classrooms similar to this one.

Computer Use

The entire facility is equipped for wireless internet access; students can make an appointment to have their laptop configured when they arrive. Students have access to a computer lab as well.


There is a small library for quiet study space.

Student Lounge

A small student lounge is available for relaxation, conversation, or improving Italian skills by watching Italian television.

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