Summer in Perugia

Summer in Perugia

Summer Education Abroad Program at the Università per Stranieri di Perugia

Study Italian language and culture in one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Italy. Perugia, the capital of Umbria, is located halfway between Rome and Florence. It is also near Siena, Assisi, Cortona, and other hill towns in Umbria and Tuscany.

The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, in collaboration with the European Languages and Literatures Department at Queens College and the University for Foreigners of Perugia (Universitá per Stranieri di Perugia), is offering a summer study abroad program for students interested in Italian language and culture, through Queens College Education Abroad Office. It will be held at one of Italy's oldest and most prestigious centers of Italian language education.

SITE: Universitá per Stranieri di Perugia

DATES: Summer (4 week sessions):
Program I: June 1 - June 30*; July 1 - July 31*
Program II: July 1 - July 31*

Italian Language (3 cr.) and Italian Civilization & Culture (3 cr.)

Intensive Italian (6 cr.)

REQUIREMENTS: 2.5 GPA, a letter of recommendation, and an official transcript

HOUSING: Shared and single rooms with cooking facilities. Single rooms are based on availability.

FINANCIAL AID: If eligible, students must notify their financial aid office at least 15 weeks prior to departure. STOCS grants are available for CUNY students -

Program I: Italian Language & Civilization (6 credits)

Check the Queens College Education Abroad website for more details -

Cost † - Language and Civilization - $1,630 for CUNY students (others slightly higher)

Cost † - Intensive Italian - $1,710 for CUNY students (others slightly higher)

TOTAL COSTS FOR PROGRAM I AND PROGRAM II INCLUDES: CUNY Tuition - 6 credits (4-week session), Application fee, Overseas program costs, One day visit to historic city (ex. Rome or Florence), walking tour of Perugia, tour of nearby town(s), cultural events (films, concerts). [Not offered for continuous session], University orientation, academic testing and advisement, Advisor for the CUNY student will meet two times a week, 4 Week course: Program I - at least 20 hours a week; Program II - 27 hours per week, Certificate of Attendance and Completion of coursework, Grade Report (transcript)


(Approximate) Housing $350 to $600/month, Insurance Fees $35 to $70/month, Meals (self-catering) $400/month · Personal $500/month, Airfare (Round-trip) $800 - $1200


Joseph Grosso
Queens College Education Abroad Office
65-30 Kissena Blvd., 183 Kiely Hall
Flushing, NY 11367
Tel: 718-997-5769
Fax: 718-997-5055

*Exact dates vary
†As of Summer 2011