Study Literature in Italy
Experience the Real Italy: Join Professor Cecilia Feilla to study Shakespeare in Italy and have the option of selecting an additional course from Umbra’s list of summer classes. All of Umbra’s summer courses are approved for transfer credit to MMC and most of them can fulfill requirements in your major, minor, or general education. So next summer, you can take advantage of the Umbra Institute’s beautiful location in historic Perugia, Italy, as you study Shakespeare with Prof. Feilla and have an unforgettable experience as Perugia becomes your classroom. Of course, you’ll also have ample time to travel elsewhere in Italy and Europe.
Live like an Italian: Learn to appreciate the Italian lifestyle. Umbra provides students with shared apartments within a 5-minute walk of the Institute, allowing for innumerable opportunities to enjoy mid-day siestas, eat a panino on the fountain steps, and walk the city center like a native. Apartments are furnished with full kitchens so that you can try to duplicate your favorite new Italian dish. WiFi is provided both within the Institute and in each student apartment.
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Here you can see the main square in Perugia. The beautiful fountain and the entrance of Umbra Institute.
“Umbra brings you to the heart of Italy. Each of my experiences through the Umbra Institute, whether it was visiting a legendary butcher in Tuscany, a trip to the beautiful island of Capri, or simply photographing Perugia in my photography class, were committed to showing me the rich vitality that defines Italy.”
“Studying abroad through the Umbra Institute taught me about appreciating a rich and thriving culture of food, music, and art. What an amazing place to study and to experience the real, authentic Italy. To me Perugia was more than just a place of learning, it was a home.”
“I could not have asked for a better experience studying abroad than at the Umbra Institute. My appreciation for the history of Italy and what it means to be fully immersed in another culture grew in ways that I never could have imagined previously.”
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