University for Foreigners of Perugia

Perugia, Italy

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Every year approximately 2,500 Italian students and 5,000 foreign students from more than 100 different countries go to the University of Foreigners - Perugia to study Italian as a second language and learn about the art, literature, and economic system of Italy.  Perugia is one of the most interesting cities in Italy in terms of its artistic, historical, and monumental heritage.  Located in central Italy between Rome and Florence, Perugia offers an annual program of events and exhibitions in support of its lively modern culture. 

Academic Subjects

Italian Language and Culture

The Italian Language and Culture courses are divided into 3 stages: Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced, each of which has two levels.  Student placement is determined by exams given at the beginning of the semester.


Off campus housing is arranged through external accommodations service.

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Program Details

Language Requirement: Some Italian language instruction recommended.

Language of Instruction: Italian

Required GPA: 2.75

Term: Fall, Spring, Full Year

Program Costs

Students pay tuition, housing, and meal costs on-site in Italy.


Erin Beecher
International Education Coordinator
Center for International Education
Barnard Hall, Rm 123
860 832 2043

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