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UNW in Italy

Fulfill Your Cross Cultural Credit In Italy!

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Study four weeks in Italy with UNW Faculty!

Still need your core Art, Literature, and Cross Cultural credits? Take them in Italy!

Experience Italy by taking 2–6 Summer Credits in Literature, Fine Arts, Business, and Cross Cultural Studies 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 old and in good standing with the university. Students need to be enrolled in courses to participate.

What to Expect


  • May 17, 2022 to June 18, 2022
  • Travel expenses $5855, plus summer tuition credits for courses selected

The program offers the following courses for students to choose from:

  • ART2081 | Photography 1
  • ART3806 | Topics in Art History
  • BUS3235 | International Business
  • LIT2117 | The Golden Age of Italian Literature
  • IDS3825 | Honors Colloquium

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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    inside of St Peters Basilica in Vatican city
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