Program Details

Semester in Perugia is housed at the Umbra Institute, which offers courses in a wide variety of subjects, including Archaeology, Art History and Studio Art, Classical Studies, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, European Studies, Film and Media, Food
Location:
Perugia, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Umbra Institute in Perugia offers a variety of courses in the fall, spring, and summer. In addition, you’ll also be able to go on field trips, participate in community engagement opportunities, and join extra- curricular activities that let you experience Italy outside of a classroom when you study abroad in Perugia! Perugia is a beautiful location to study abroad in. Its scenic hilltop location overlooks some of Italy’s most incredible landscapes, and it is also rich in art, architecture, and history. Perugia is conveniently located near Tuscany, Umbria, Rome, Florence, Siena, Assisi, and Cortona, if you want to explore other regions of Italy. Enjoy living in a college town- A quarter of Perugia’s 160,000 residents are college students, making it a fun and youthful place to live. There are countless restaurants, jazz cafés, cinemas, museums, and theaters to check out. Community Engagement- Get involved with a variety of opportunities through Umbra Institute, including academic internships, community-based psychology research, service learning projects, volunteering, and more. Plenty of art and culture- Perugia is home to the famous Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria, the Etruscan Arch, and many historical churches and buildings. Student activities- Along with all of the events and activities available through Umbra Institute, CISabroad offers social dinners, excursions, and cultural activities. Make sure to catch a game of one of Perugia’s sporting events!

Semester in Perugia is housed at the Umbra Institute, which offers courses in a wide variety of subjects, including Archaeology, Art History and Studio Art, Classical Studies, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, European Studies, Film and Media, Food Studies, History, International Business and Marketing, Italian Language and Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Sociology, Sustainability, Women's Studies, and more.

Our Semester in Perugia program offers great academics in a beautiful city! It's the perfect way to study abroad in Italy. Here are some of the program highlights that you can enjoy: Living in Italy’s college town Taking part in community engagement activities Incredible scenery Challenging course options, including Honors and independent research courses One of the biggest jazz festivals in Europe Delicious desserts- world-famous chocolate and gelato Great restaurants and nightlife Beautiful art One day and one weekend excursion
Setting Description:
Perugia offers the chance to live in a lively college town, while still getting to experience all of Italy’s rich history. Over 40,000 of the city’s 160,000 residents are college students, so you will always be able to find something going on. The Umbra Institute’s community partnerships make it easy to get to know the city. An ancient hilltop town that has preserved its medieval and Renaissance character, Perugia is located in the heartland of Italy, halfway between Rome and Florence. This authentic and intimate town exudes regional pride. Countless artistic masterpieces adorn many of its buildings, including remarkable frescoes and paintings by Perugino, Pinturicchio, Guercino, Caravaggio, and Raphael. The city's Etruscan walls, medieval churches, and Renaissance and Baroque palaces are enduring reminders of its splendid past. Your semester in Perugia will combine a charming old world setting with all the amenities of a modern city. You’ll be able to find endless cafés, restaurants
Cost:
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

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