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Regular course of Italian language and culture for American College students

 

The course is intended for students who want to learn, and/or improve their knowledge of the Italian language and culture in a relaxed, stimulating and highly innovative environment, the University of Urbino, just a few kilometers from the Adriatic Sea.

During the course, students will acquire the necessary linguistic, social, practical and cultural skills to perform everyday tasks independently and handle academic studies effectively. The course will also enable students to get un understanding of the most interesting aspects of the Italian culture.

The course is organized in July/August and January and lessons are in the morning from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for a total of 20 hours per week. Lessons attendance corresponds to 7 ECTS, 1 extra ECTS can be obtained attending afternoon workshops, organized on demand. A certificate of attendance will be issued to on demand those who attended the lessons regularly (maximum 20% of absences).

The package cost includes:

  • accommodation;
  • meals;
  • a broad variety of afternoon and/or evening cultural activities (guided tour to Urbino, screening of Italian movies, visits to farms and wine farms, sport activities, etc.); • day-trips to towns of historical, artistic and cultural interest such as Gubbio, Assisi, San Marino, Ravenna, San Leo and other interesting places;
  • day-trips to towns of historical, artistic and cultural interest such as Gubbio, Assisi, San Marino, Ravenna, San Leo and other interesting places;
  • 3/4 day-trips at the weekend to Rome, Florence, Siena and Venice or elsewhere upon request.

 

total hours per level
60
hours per week
20
ECTS
7/8
levels
based on request
numero minimo di iscritti
8
lessons timetable
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. from Monday to Friday July/August and January
period of the lessons
July/August and January: as agreed upon

 

12 weeks for quotes, please contact our administration offices