UNW in Italy

Fulfill Your Cross Cultural Credit In Italy.

Study four weeks in Italy with UNW Faculty!

Still need your Core Literature and Fine Art credits? Take them in Italy! 

Experience Italy by taking 2–6 Summer Credits in Literature and Fine Arts abroad with some of the faculty of Northwestern.

This program is open to University of Northwestern – St. Paul students who are at least 18 years or older and in good standing with the university. Students need to be enrolled in courses to participate.

What to Expect


  • Mid-May to June 2020
  • Travel expenses $5455, plus summer tuition credits for courses selected
  • Application deadline: March 15, 2020

The program offers 3 courses in the general core curriculum for students to choose from:

  • Photography 1
  • Topics in Art History
  • Historically Based Literature: Italian Literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

In partnership with the Umbra Institute, students will:

  • Take classes in the quaint city of Perugia
  • Enjoy cultural excursions
  • Have an opportunity to learn everyday conversational phrases in Italian
  • Visit Rome, Perugia, Florence, and Venice

Want to learn more?

Please fill out the form and we will contact you.

I am or will be a UNW student at the time of the trip. I am at least 18 years and in good standing with the University.

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