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Program Type: Partner Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art History, English, European Studies, Film, History, Italian, Politics, Sociology
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Housing Options: Shared Apartment
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Advisor: Robert Dowden
On-Site Language Course Required: No Credits: 6
Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite Academic Level: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior
Program Description:

Umbra Institute Summer

General Studies Program

Program Overview

Take one or two courses exploring Italian language, culture and history in the beautiful and historic city of Perugia, located halfway between Rome and Florence. Additionally, your location will put you within easy reach of the cultural treasures of Tuscany and Umbria.

There are no Italian language proficiency requirements to enroll.
 

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad
  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!
  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide
  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.
 

Arcadia Excursions

Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:

  • Amalfi Coast
  • Film Festivals
  • Roman Baths and Wine Vineyards in Viterbo
  • and more...



Academics & Curriculum

Students enroll in two courses for a total of six credits. The Summer General Studies course listings are available online. All courses are taught in English, and prior knowledge of Italian is not required. 
 

Accommodation & Meals

At the Umbra Institute, you will have some accommodation options. Most students will stay in student apartments or flats, which afford a high degree of independence and allow you to experience university life as Italian students would. Apartments typically house 2-8 American students. Most rooms are doubles, but some apartments may have single and triple rooms. All apartments include wifi access, linens, and shared kitchen facilities where you can prepare your own meals. Home stays are also available upon request. For more information, see the Umbra Institute accommodation page.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/01/2018
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Rolling Admission 05/25/2018 06/30/2018
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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