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Perugia, Italy

Italian Language and Culture

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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 & Dates:​

Location: Perugia, Italy

  • Session I: NY departure and return dates: May 31 – June 30

Arrive in Perugia morning of June 1st

  • Session II: NY departure and return dates: June 30 – July 31

Arrive in Perugia morning of July 1st

Course Information:​


Courses offered: 

Session I: Italian Language and Civilization (6 credits)

Session II: Italian Language and Civilization (6 credits)

                  Intensive Italian (6 credits)

Faculty: Universitá per Stranieri di Perugia

Housing: Choice of student dormitories or shared apartments




Program Costs: $2230


QC program fee:                                                                       $400

Travel insurance:                                                              ​         $60

Consolidated fee:                                                                       $1770

(includes CUNY tuition [for instate, matriculated undergraduate], some meal vouchers, excursions)


**Not included in the above cost:


Airfare:                                                                                     $1000 - $1300 (estimate)

​Housing:                                                                                       $300 (approximately)

Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses:                      $25 to $30 per day


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Please keep in mind:

-       Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria).

-       Some programs may require travel on Fridays and some Saturdays

-       Students are encouraged to apply early

Application Link: Apply Today

Application Deadline: March 29th, 2019


·         Chancellor's Global Scholarship (CGS) for Study Abroad

·         Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

More Scholarships & Grants

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

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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