The prestigious Università degli Studi di Perugia, founded in 1308, is one of the oldest universities in the world, yet it offers an attractive modern campus in the heart of Perugia. This public institution’s primary aim is to provide the highest quality degree programmes and advanced scientific research and development. It is truly a multicultural campus with over 1,500 full time international students and about 450 study abroad students from around the world.

  • The university’s direct enroll program through the Umbra Institute with Arcadia offers a unique kind of integration for students.
  • The university’s Rare Book Library reflects the institution’s long-standing prestigious as a house of learning in Europe, with publications printed from the 15th century to the 19th century included in the collection.
  • The University Sports Centre (CUS) offers a variety of activities, including athletics, basketball, chess, climbing, dance, fencing, football, gymnastics, hiking, parachuting, rugby, swimming, taekwondo, tennis, country/alpine skiing, kick boxing and savate, lacrosse, sailing and fitness.