Summer School of Italian Language and Culture


The University of Bologna organizes every year Summer Courses of Italian Language and Culture for foreign students, where tuition in class is combined with an afternoon program of cultural trips and activities.

Introduction

The University of Bologna organizes every year Summer Courses of Italian Language and Culture for foreign students, where tuition in class is combined with an afternoon program of cultural trips and activities. Students can learn Italian language, both written and oral, by getting into direct contact with the traditions and culture of the territory. Students interested in applying for these courses can choose among three different course-options: a two-week intensive course for beginners; a three-week course for beginners, intermediate and advanced; a combination of both courses, for a total duration of five weeks.

Information about the Summer School of Italian Language - Summer 2013:

Dates

1st Module: Intensive Summer School in Italian Language and Culture for Beginners, June 24th - July 5th, 2013

An intensive two-week course for beginners and absolute beginners (A1, A2, B1 levels) open up to 46 participants. Scheduled as follows:
- 50 hours of tuition in class (morning and sometimes afternoon);
- 4 hours of cultural visits/activities (afternoon);
- optional week-end field-trip;
- assignment of 3 ECTS credits;
- tuition fee: EURO 400.00 (+ 10.00 Euro administration fee).

2nd Module: Summer School in Italian Language and Culture, July 8th to 26th, 2013

A three-week course open up to 100 participants (A1 and all superior levels). Scheduled as follows:
- 50 hours of tuition in class (morning);
- 10 hours of cultural visits/activities (afternoon);
- 2 optional week-end field-trips;
- assignment of 5 ECTS credits;
- tuition fee: EURO 600.00 (+ 10.00 Euro administration fee).

Complete Course, June 24th - July 26th, 2013: A combination of  1st and 2nd Module, for a total duration of 5 weeks

- Tuition fee: EURO 1,000.00 (+ 10.00 Euro administration fee).
Students having attended for at least 70% of the School’s Program (tuition and cultural visits/activities) shall be awarded by a final Certificate of Attendance.
ECTS credits will be awarded by passing a final test. 

Students who do not need ECTS credits can decide not to do the final test; in this case they will receive only the Certificate of Attendance, provided that they have attended at least 70% of the School’s Program as mentioned above.

Venue

Courses will take place from Monday to Friday at the School of Foreing Languages and Literature, Interpreting and Translation, situated in Via Filippo Re 8, Bologna, in the heart of the university life, closed to the  city centre and to the main cultural attractions.

Accommodation

Students who need accommodation can find a place in the Residence Galaxy, (www.residencegalaxy.it), good connected with the city centre and the course venue, or alternatively in hotels or apartments.
For accommodation in the Residence Galaxy, please contact the Residence directly: info@residencegalaxy.it
For accommodation in hotels or apartments, please contact the tutor of the Summer School: summerschool@unibo.it.

Accommodation fees

Accommodation fees should be paid directly to the Residence or to the housing structure chosen
Residence Galaxy
1° Module – 2 weeks (check-in Sunday, June 23rd 2013, check-out Saturday, July 6th 2013):
Triple room EURO 245.00*
Double room EURO 332.50*
Single room EURO 577.50*
Fee for extra night EURO 25.00
Fee for extra night EURO 40.00 in single room

*End of tenancy cleaning and tourist tax included

2° Module – 3 weeks (check-in Sunday, July  7th 2013, check-out Saturday, July 27th 2013):
Triple room EURO 355.00*
Double room EURO 462.50*
Single room EURO 685.00*
Fee for extra night EURO 25.00
Fee for extra night EURO 40.00 in single room

*End of tenancy cleaning and tourist tax included

Modules 1+2 – 5 weeks (check-in Sunday, June 23rd 2013– check-out Saturday, July 27th 2013)
Triple room EURO 475.00*
Double room EURO 687.50 *
Single room EURO 1,130.00*
Fee for extra night EURO 25.00
Fee for extra night EURO 40.00 in single room

*End of tenancy cleaning and tourist tax included

Accommodation fee must be paid
1) by Credit Card or
2) by bank money transfer, addressed to:
Galaxy srl, Via Mario Fantin 15, 40131 Bologna
Bank: CARISBO, Fil. MARCO POLO, Via Marco Polo 3, 40131 Bologna
Account-Nr.: 100000001229
IBAN-Code: IT16J0638502493100000001229
BIC/SWIFT Code: IBSPIT2B
Please specify in the description of payment: Summer School of Italian Language and Culture 2013, and the Module chosen
within 10 days before the beginning of the course.

Other requirements

Students must be aged 18 years or older at the moment of the on-line application and have got a higher school diploma.
Courses are open to students (undergraduate and post-graduate) and non-students alike and will take place only if a minimum number of participants will apply. In case the courses are not activated, only the course fee (not travel tickets) already paid will be refunded.
In case the courses take place and the student will not attend, the course fee already paid will not be refunded.

Applications and terms

The deadline for applications expired on May, 28th 2013. Nevertheless, it is still possible to participate in our courses as auditor. For all information contact: summerschool@unibo.it .

Contact

For any further information, please contact: summerschool@unibo.it