Program Details

General Studies Summer Program (3 to 6 credits): five-week program consisting of one or two elective courses from a diverse list of offerings. Intensive Italian through Culture Program (8 credits): six-week intensive language course and cultural activi
Location:
Perugia, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Experience the real Italy while studying abroad in Perugia for a semester, the academic year, or a summer. Get United States university credits for a wide variety of exciting courses that will change each participant's perspective on life and give him or her hands-on experience. Often called the big university town in a small Italian city, Perugia is home to the Umbra Institute, an American study abroad program offering semester, year-long, and summer programs. Students can choose from a variety of courses with integrated field trips to world-famous Italian cities and sites, community engagement opportunities, and extra-curricular activities, such as wine tasting and language exchanges.

General Studies Summer Program (3 to 6 credits): five-week program consisting of one or two elective courses from a diverse list of offerings. Intensive Italian through Culture Program (8 credits): six-week intensive language course and cultural activities for all levels. Trasimeno Archaeological Field School (6 credits): curricular concentration in Archaeology and History based in nearby beautiful Castiglione del Lago with daily excavations.

Availability for pre-departure questions; Private airport pick-up in Rome and transfer to Perugia; Two-day orientation in Perugia including a practical city walking tour; Co-curricular field trips to world-renowned historic sites and famous cities; Optional Trip, a staff-guided trip offered to explore beautiful, scenic Italy; Mandatory Italian language courses to learn practical skills to communicate with locals; Tandem language exchange with Italian university students; A variety of extracurricular activities (pizza-making workshop, sports with Italian university students, etc.); Educational and cultural workshops on Independent Travel, Presentation and PowerPoint, and Reentry to the U.S.; Communication: monthly newsletters, Wi-Fi in all student apartments, frequent posts on the Umbra Cell phones or SIM cards rental services available; Emergency phone and medical care available 24 hours a day; Life-coaching and counseling service, and Staff trained in crisis management.
Setting Description:
Nicknamed the “University City”, Perugia is home to thousands of students who attend the Universitá degli Studi di Perugia, the Universitá per Stranieri di Perugia, and the many studio and performing arts schools in the area. Perugia remains a pleasant destination for those wishing to explore beyond the beaten path. As opposed to larger cities like Rome or Florence, it offers limitless opportunities to practice language skills and experience authentic Italian life, making it the ideal location for study abroad in Italy. Time and time again, those who studied here find themselves returning to enjoy the city’s delights. Once seduced by Perugia, it is impossible to stay away!
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