Verona, Italy


when 18 August 2015 - 15 September 2015
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 600

According to the Common European Framework of Reference for foreign languages, the course is
divided into three different levels:
1. A1 level , Breakthrough ; A2 level, Waystage
2. B1 level, Threshold
3. B2 level, Vantage
There will be no more than 25 students per class. The lectures, seminars and guided tours will take place from Monday to Friday (about 20 hours per week).
All the proposed activities will allow the participants:
- To improve and reinforce their written and oral linguistic abilities
- To reach a good level in communication skills
- To address issues related to history, geography, and Italian culture.

Course leader

dott. Marco Saglia - ESU di Verona

Target group

The course is addressed to students enrolled in the foreign Universities, with which ESU of Verona has already had a long lasting reciprocal student Exchange history, and also to external users as long as adult of age.

Course aim

ESU of Verona - Regional Company for the Right to University Study, in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Veneto Region organizes an intensive course of Italian language and culture for foreign students. The course lasts 4 weeks (80 hours), from the 30th of July to the 27th of August 2014 and, in addition to language and grammar lessons, it includes seminars and workshops, as well as guided tours, trips, and excursions to places of tourist and cultural interest.

Credits info

At the end of the course, all the students who regularly attended the course (no more than 3-days of absence) will be entitled to sit for the final exam and will be provided with a certificate of proficiency.
A certificate of attendance will be issued to the students who will fail or will not be entitled to sit for the exam (provided that they attended at least 2/3 of the course).

Fee info

EUR 600: BASIC OPTION “Italian course only”: € 600,00
The cost includes:
- educational material
- any costs related to the participation in social and cultural activities
- the access to the computer room
- welcome party and farewell evenings
- accident insurance coverage
EUR 1200: OPTION "Italian course + refectory": € 900,00

In addition to the BASIC OPTION, participants receive a personal card for lunch and dinner (breakfast non included).
The card can be used all course long at the canteen service in Cittadella della Cultura di Veronetta, located in the University campus where the course takes place.

OPTION “Italian course + refectory + accommodation”: € 1.200,00

In addition to the OPTION “Italian course + refectory” participants have an accommodation in the ESU Residences, a few minutes walking from the University campus. The accommodation consists in single or double rooms, supplied with 1 bathroom per room, with a kitchen in every ground. ESU provides sheets and towels once a week.