FOR YOUR STUDY ABROAD IN THE CHARMING UMBRIA, VILLA NUBA IS PROUD TO SUGGEST YOU THE UMBRA INSTITUTE
Probably the most prestigious insitute to study abroad in Italy, The Umbra Institute was founded in 1999 in cooperation with Arcadia University and offers semester, summer, and year-long study abroad programs for American and Italian university students. The Institute is located in the historic center of Perugia on the grandiose Piazza IV Novembre where it occupies the main floors of a fifteenth-century monastery and the cloisters of the centuries-old Duomo di San Lorenzo.
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STUDY ABROAD IN PERUGIA ITALY | FIND THE PROGRAM THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU
The General Studies Program is the most flexible option for semester students at the Umbra Institute. Students choose freely from a vast variety of elective courses taught in English. Participants may also create curricular concentrations in a given area. All students are required to take an Italian language course as part of their curriculum and be enrolled in full-time study, usually from 14 to 16 credits.
Click here to learn about Umbra’s hands-on approach and community engagement initiatives that turn a study abroad experience into a life abroad adventure!
For the ambitious student, the Direct Enrollment tracks at the Umbra Institute offer a unique opportunity to gain a truly immersive experience in Italian culture and the European style of education. Students can take courses with Italian and int
ernational students at one of Perugia’s prestigious universities.
Click here to learn about the Italian Language and Culture Program through Direct Enrollment at the Università per Stranieri di Perugia.
Click here to learn about Elective Course Studies through Direct Enrollment at the Università degli Studi di Perugia.
Click here to learn about studying the fine arts through Direct Enrollment at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Perugia.
Food & Sustainability Studies Program
The Food & Sustainability Studies Program (FSSP) at the Umbra Institute is a curricular concentration that applies an interdisciplinary approach to the study of food and sustainability – history, sociology, cultural studies, anthropology, business, politics, science, agriculture, and sustainability – to discover how the individual, the community, and society relate to food in Italy, America, and elsewhere..
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Click here to learn about the General Studies Summer Program.
Click here to learn about the Intensive Italian Language & Culture Summer Program.
Click here to learn about the Trasimeno Archaeology Field School.
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