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Perugia: Italian Language and Culture

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 Perugia (Universitá per Stranieri di Perugia), is offering a summer study abroad program for students interested in Italian language and culture. It will be held at Universitá per Stranieri di Perugia, Italy’s oldest and most prestigious center of Italian language education.




Location: Perugia, Italy

NY departure and return dates for Session 1: May 31 - June 30
Arrive in Perugia morning of June 1st

NY departure and return dates for Session 2: June 30 - July 31
Arrive in Perugia morning of July 1st

Courses offered: Session 1: Italian Language and Civilization (6 credits)

                       Session 2: Italian Language and Civilization (6 credits)

                                      Intensive Italian (6 credits)

Faculty: Universitá per Stranieri di Perugia 

Program Costs

Cost (includes all expenses below): $2095

Consolidated fee (includes CUNY tuition [for in-state, matriculated undergraduate], 

Some meal vouchers, Excursions): $1650

Queens College program fee : $400

Travel insurance : $45

Not included in the above cost:

Airfare: $1000 - $1300 (estimate)

Housing: $300 (approximately)
Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $25 to $30 per day.


Application Deadline: March 28, 2016


Apply Today 


For more information, contact Joseph Grosso, Program Coordinator, at


Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.​​​​​




Education Abroad Office
King Hall, Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5055 (FAX)  

Email: Education Abroad​​

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