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Spend a summer studying in the radiant heart of Italy. On Summer in Perugia, you will be enrolled at the Umbra Institute. Founded in 1999, the Institute has set itself apart with distinctive academic programs that allow you the to immerse yourself in Italian culture and learn both in and beyond the classroom. You should start getting exci... read more
Reviewed by Marian Humphreysstudent on .
Perugia is a beautiful city filled with Italian culture. Much more than bigger, tourist cities like Rome and Florence, Perugia provided a more intimate experience for me. It is a charming and very historic city in the middle of beautiful countryside. The staff at the Umbra Institute were so helpful, and I had a great experience in both of my classes. Read more
Reviewed by Emily Eiermannstudent on .
Studying abroad in Perugia was honestly the best experience of my life. It's a small city filled with university students, so you're never far from something fun to do. At the same time, it's not like studying in Rome or Florence — you get the real immersion experience, and if you talk to someone in Italian, they respond back to you in Italian (which, honestly, is more rare than you think). I give my experience a 5/5; I have no complaints. Read more
Reviewed by Helen Seelystudent on .
I had a wonderful experience in Perugia. I felt that the program fully immersed me in the Italian culture. Classes were Monday through Thursday, so we had plenty of time to travel on the weekends. CIS sent Romina, the representative from Rome to take us to dinner the first week. She took us to the most popular restaurant in the city, Dal mi Cocco, and we had so much fun! CIS was very helpful with travel and finacial issues, and I appreciate their... Read more
Reviewed by Faith Suhstudent on .
I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Perugia, Italy this past May and June. I appreciated being completely immersed in the Italian culture. Information for getting around to different areas was easily accessible through staff members and info packets. The occasional "free-food" hangouts were also helpful! I will always remember those six weeks of fun and learning. Read more