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Arcadia University - Umbra Institute
Perugia, Italy (Academic Year/ Semester Programs Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
Pre-Approved Courses: View Sample
Restrictions: Chapman applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester / Year Abroad
What Financial Aid Applies?:
All Current Aid, GI Bill
Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Language Study Requirement:
Yes
Internship: No Housing: Apartment
Prereq. Language Study:
None Meal Plan: Not Available
Recommended for Chapman Majors:
Art, Creative Writing, English, History, Political Science, Psychology
Recommended for Chapman Minors:
Anthropology, Italian Studies, Women's Studies
Program Description:

Umbra Institute

Program Overview

The Umbra Institute is a renowned institution located in the heart of the historic city of Perugia, halfway between Rome and Florence.

There are a variety of curricular options to choose from, from direct enrollment, a focus on field research, an honors track or a general studies option. You may take courses in either English or Italian, depending on your level of proficiency.

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 13 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

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This video was produced by Chapman study abroad alumni Stephen Doyle, who studied in Perugia in Spring 2013.


Academic Information
 

Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous Study Abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “View Sample” under Pre-Approved Courses at the top of this brochure page. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for Umbra Institute here. Students are encouraged to propose additional or revised equivalencies during the application process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.

Credit and Grading Transfer 

Credits from the Umbra Institute will transfer as follows:

Credit at Umbra Institute

Credit at Chapman

3 credits

3 credits

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.

Grades will transfer according to the US scale. 

All courses must be graded. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.