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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, Disability Studies, 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. Perugia's hilltop location serves as the ideal backdrop for your study - rich in art, architecture, and historical significance, it is internationally recognized as a city of learning.

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 12 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

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

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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 “Sample Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for this program on the Arcadia University Umbra Institute website. Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure 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 the Umbra Institute Credit at Chapman University
3 units 3 credits

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
 
Grade at the Umbra Institute Grade at Chapman University
A A
B B
C C
D D
F F
 

Grades will transfer according to the US scale. 

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