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My Erasmus to Perugia in Italy

My Erasmus to Perugia in Italy

About the student

  • First Name :Charlotte
  • Age :22 (at the time of Erasmus experience)
  • Study level (Bachelor/Master) and orientation (study field) :Bachelor in Linguistics and Literature – main subject English – Italian
  • City where you study :Ghent


Name of University or College?

Università degli studi di Perugia

Type of student accommodation(shared house with other students, studio, shared flat, …) ?

Shared house with other students.

How can you finda student accommodation (useful websites, services from schools or universities, agencies, …) ?

Websites but mostly walking around through the city and looking for accommodation.

Helpful Facebook groups to integrate in the local studentlife (parties, culture, other useful groups, …)

ESN, Lingue e culture Straniere (specific Facebook group linked to the subject of studies)

Helpful websites(parties, culture, other useful groups, …)



  • Which transport do you use (bike, car, bus, by foot, … )? On foot or by bus
  • Do you work with monthly subscriptions? No

Cost of living?

  • Average rent: +/- €350 per month
  • Alimentation: Erasmus grant
  • Going out: Depending on the night, on average €40
  • Transport costs: Bus tickets once in a while
  • Price of a beer: €5

Where can you eat, drink or go out?

  • To drink: cocktail bar, beer house, regular bars
  • To eat: restaurants close by in the city centreor further away
  • To go out: Irish pubs, steps in front of the church on the main square, disco somewhat further away

What is the level of the courses compared to your own University/College ?

Varied levels depending on the subject of the course (e.g. diallettologia: Master course that was relatively easy compared to other Bachelor courses that I took)

Which places are at your disposal to work/study? (Libraries, study rooms, computer rooms, ...)


Strengths of the city:

cosy student city

Weaknesses of the city:

small, not that many options for going out

Places and activities, you shouldn't miss in Perugia:

chocolate festival (October)

Other tips & Advice



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