Spend a semester studying in the radiant heart of Italy. On Semester in Perugia you will be enrolled at the Umbra Institute, which has set itself apart with distinctive academic programs that allow you to immerse yourself in Italian culture and learn both in and beyond the classroom.
A custom study abroad experience in Italy’s college town! Our Semester in Perugia program has all the essential elements of a life-changing study abroad experience: world-class academics, warm weather, incredible cuisine, and a young, vibrant atmosphere in the heart of a cosmopolitan city.
Life in an Italian college town – You will study in Italy’s biggest college town, a city of approximately 150,000 people that teems with some of the country’s finest cafés, restaurants, and nightlife.
A custom study abroad experience – You’ll design the study abroad program that best suits your academic needs with one of our four study options available. And if that’s not enough for you, there is also an Honors Program!
Student activities and excursions – During your time abroad, you will have the option of participating in social events, excursions, and cultural activities. We can also help you arrange a language-exchange program with a local Italian student.
Courses include art history, cultural studies, food science, history, Italian studies, international business, literature, marketing, political science, studio art, and culinary arts.
4-5 courses (12-18 US credits)
English and Italian
Start Date: January 4
End Date: April 26
Start Date: August 29
End Date: December 20
*Cost subject to change at any time due to the current exchange rate.
*This is NOT an extra fee, but is a non-refundable deposit applied towards your total program fee. You will be directed to pay this after completing the online application.
“The Umbria Institute provided not only a great education, but it gave me a new family (roommates) that I will always stay in touch with, and a special connection with a country that I feel I could call home. I would not change anything about my experience.”