The Umbra Institute is a renowned institution located in the heart of the historic city of Perugia, halfway between Rome and Florence. If you are interested in a program that gives you a thorough immersion into the Italian way of life while studyi...
I learned so much. How to become more independent. How to immerse myself into another culture. How to travel alone. How to become fluent in another language. How to reach far beyond my comfort zones. How to make connections with people from all different backgrounds.
- Arcadia University
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The Umbra Institute is a renowned institution located in the heart of the historic city of Perugia, halfway between Rome and Florence. If you are interested in a program that gives you a thorough immersion into the Italian way of life while studying alongside international students, then Umbra University’s Intensive Italian Semester is perfect for you. It involves a direct enroll with Università per Stranieri (University for Foreigners). Improve your Italian with intensive study through classroom learning, watching films, participating in excursions and cultural events and interacting with local residents. All proficiency levels of Italian can be accommodated on this program.
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:
Roman Baths and Wine Vineyards in Viterbo
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.
The College of Global Studies at Arcadia has one of the most extensive scholarship programs of any study abroad organization. As a non-profit university, Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participation in an Arcadia program and staying home. Eligibility for our scholarships is based on financial need and approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award.
Applications are received on a rolling basis.
Only students who have been accepted to a program from The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University will be considered for an award.