TANDEM Language Exchange Program Continues

Nov | 01

More than 50 students participated in last week's TANDEM language exchange program. This weekly program, organized by the Umbra Institute, brings American students together with Italian students wanting to learn English. The result is a noisy room with clusters of... Read More
Photo of the Month – November

Oct | 31

Each month students are asked for submissions for the Umbra Photo of the Month Contest. The number of entries has increased as students explore Perugia, Italy, and destinations throughout Europe. The November contest was a tie, once again, as Emily... Read More
Seasons Change in Perugia

Oct | 30

>It may not be the same fall season students remember from home, but autumn in Perugia has a beauty all its own. The scent of roasted chestnuts from vendors fills the air on Corso Vanucci, the wind has picked up... Read More
Student Eats 3 Pizzas in Minutes!

Oct | 26

The stakes were high as seven Umbra students competed in the first annual Pizza Eating Contest. The winner--the one to eat the most pizza in 6 minutes--won an all-expense paid weekend getaway to Florence. The first heat placed Jay Eardley... Read More
Perugia Covered in Chocolate!

Oct | 25

For the past week, Perugia was transformed into the city of chocolate. Thousands of Perugians and visitors filled the city center observing demonstrations, tasting varieties of chocolate, watching concerts and fashion shows, and enjoying all the activities throughout the week.... Read More
Students Take Off, Explore

Oct | 18

Now that the semester has been underway for two months, students have been taking advantage of Perugia's proximity to destinations throughout Europe. This weekend, three students travelled to Cinque Terre to hike between each of the five towns and to... Read More

Follow Us on Instagram to Stay In the Know!