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Arcadia offers semester and summer programs in Italy, in both Florence, Sorrento and Perugia, in conjunction with ISI Florence; ISI Perugia - The Umbra Institute; Sant' Anna Institute; and Accademia Italiana Florence. Students can study everything from Intensive Italian Language and Culture, to STEM, Food & Sustainability Studies, Fashion and Accessory Design, Archaeology, and more. From a hilltop university city to the world-renowned birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Arcadia in Italy offers intentional, rigorous, and culturally enriching programming and co-curricular activities to help you integrate, innovate, and grow beyond your imagination.
- Arcadia excursions enhance cultural immersion and provide meaningful context
- Courses are offered in English
- Italian language is offered at all levels, from absolute beginner to advanced
- Warm, friendly, and knowledgeable staff are available to assist
- Wide range of subject areas from which to choose
International Studies Institute Florence (ISI) is located in the heart of Florence and situated in two historic palazzi. ISI offers a range of programs in Architecture, Food Studies, Art History, Italian Culture, Interior Design, STEM, Fashion, Psychology, Studio Art, and more. The program is a truly unique educational experience which uses this Renaissance jewel of a city as your classroom and laboratory.
The ISI Florence Summer Program is an unparalleled opportunity to spend six weeks in this beautiful Renaissance city, which is utilizes as part of your classroom experience. Co-curricular activities are featured as a component of each course. You can earn up to six credits studying subjects such as Culture Studies, Art History, Media, Food Studies, History, Sport and Culture, Political Science, Italian Language, Studio Art, and more.
ISI Perugia -The Umbra Institute, located on Perugia’s main piazza, adjacent to the duomo, is the only year-round independent American institute based in Perugia. The Institute maximizes the resources of its surroundings, by infusing community engagement and experiential learning into all of its programming.
As a student at ISI Perugia, you’ll take courses which connect you to the surrounding community and foster a genuine Italian experience.
Summer at ISI Perugia - The Umbra Institute provides an exciting opportunity to take courses in Italian Language and Culture and enjoy all that this unique region of Italy has to offer.
You’ll take one or two courses exploring Italian language, culture and history. There are no Italian language proficiency requirements to enroll. There are a wide variety of courses from which to choose, ranging from art history and performing arts, to literature and political science.
Study Italian language and culture this summer! This summer Italian Immersion Program is a special opportunity provided by ISI Perugia - The Umbra Institute over six weeks, which provides the equivalent of two semesters of Italian language and culture studies (eight credits). The program is a blend of in-class and interactive co-curricular components, many of which are with Italian students, and include workshops, museum visits, social events, and guided tours.
Arcadia Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid
Arcadia Abroad Offers Need-Based Scholarships Did you know that Arcadia Abroad provides financial aid to around 70% of students who apply for it? The scholarships are open to all current Arcadia Abroad applicants. Arcadia Abroad values equity, diversity, and inclusivity when awarding scholarships. Students who apply for scholarships will have the opportunity to write a 300-word essay. The deadline for applications is ongoing, so apply today!