Are you looking for an deep experience of Italian language and culture? This motivating summer program could be just what you need. Often called the big university town in a small Italian city, Perugia is the home of the Umbra Institute, an academic partner of Arcadia which offers this summer course for lovers of Italian language and culture even if you have no language skills this program will give you strong grounding in the language and a deep immersion into the culture. You will learn about Italy, its language and people, in the classroom and by viewing Italian films, participating in excursions to cultural events and interacting with local residents. The institute also offers field study to famous Italian cities and sites, community engagement opportunities, and extracurricular activities to take you out of the classroom and into the real Italy.
If you have an urge to study abroad in one of the world’s most famous and historic cities, then Rome is the place to go. Arcadia in Rome combines academic learning inside the classroom with experiential learning on the streets and with the people of this daunting yet friendly cosmopolitan capital. Experience the beauty and wonder of the Eternal City at the Arcadia Rome Center. Together with our academic partner, the Universita degli Studi Roma Tre, you will have a wealth of course options and support available to you. Two mandatory courses on Italian language and culture are offered in addition to your choice of two to three electives.
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.