In the heart of Perugia sits the Umbra Institute, where students are given the opportunity to embrace all of Italian culture. Just minutes from campus sits the 15th century Palazzo degli Oddi, a palace that is still owned to this day by descendants of Italian nobility. This spectacular palazzo is adorned with magnificent neoclassical paintings and frescoed ceilings. In addition to the Palazzo's Renaissance splendor, it is replete with modern resources and amenities, including a library, computer labs with unlimited internet access, classrooms, and a student lounge. In addition to internships working with the local community, there are five program options in Perugia are designed to accommodate a variety of student needs and expectations. Whether you are looking to immerse yourself in the Italian language (Intensive Italian Program), to learn Italian while pursuing courses in art, political science, history and culture taught in English (General Studies Program, including honors courses), to carry out independent research under the guidance and supervision of expert faculty (Independent Research Program), or to gain a truly immersive experience with direct enroll at Universita per Stranieri or Universita degli Studi di Perugia, there are options to fit your curricular interests.
Study in beautiful Andalucia at the Centro de Lenguas Modernas and the University of Granada in Spain! The picturesque university city of Granada will captivate you with its mountain vistas and palatial Moorish architecture, its unique spirit and its poetic echoes while you spend a semester or academic year studying Spanish language skills and various other courses. Arcadia in Granada is a unique program that allows for a great variety of learning opportunities. You will have the opportunity to enroll in a wide variety of courses ranging from Spanish language and cultural studies, to special courses taught by Arcadia Center Faculty in the area of Environmental Studies. All students are required to take Spanish language as participants in the Arcadia in Granada Program. Depending on the level you achieve during the placement test at orientation, you will pick the Spanish classes and other electives that are right for you.