The University of Pavia Language Centre organises Italian courses throughout the academic year, from September to June.

The offer includes:

Pre-semester courses
(September and February)

• 50 hours
• intensive courses
• daily lessons (morning and/or afternoon)

Semester courses
(October-January and February-June)

• 74 hours
• extensive courses
• evening lessons (3 days per week, 6pm-8pm)

Italian courses are mainly addressed to Erasmus+ students, international exchange students and students enrolled in Pavia University, but are also open to anyone who is interested in learning Italian.

They are all taught by qualified teachers of Italian as a second or foreign language.

COURSE CALENDAR AND FEES FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/19

DATES LEVELS ENROLMENT DEADLINE COURSE LENGTH FEES FOR INTERNALS FEES FOR EXTERNALS
From 5 to 21 SEPTEMBER 2018

INTENSIVE COURSE
• pre-semester preparatory course for A2 level (absolute beginners)
• A2
• B1
• B2
31 July 2018 • 50 HOURS (plus 2 hours for the final exam)
• 10/20 HOURS per week
(daily lessons)
€ 195 € 320
From 8 OCTOBER 2018 to 31 JANUARY 2019

EXTENSIVE COURSE
• A2
• B1
• B2
• C1
• C2
28 SEPTEMBER 2018 • 74 HOURS (plus 2 hours for the final exam)
• 3 lessons per week (6pm - 8pm)
€ 240 € 390
From 4 to 22 FEBRUARY 2019

INTENSIVE COURSE
• pre-semester preparatory course for A2 level (absolute beginners) 23 JANUARY 2019 • 50 HOURS (plus 2 hours for the final exam)
• 10/20 hours per week
(daily lessons)
€ 195 € 320
From 25 FEBRUARY
to 14 JUNE 2019

EXTENSIVE COURSE
• A2
• B1
• B2
• C1
• C2
14 FEBRUARY 2019 • 74 HOURS (plus 2 hours for the final exam)
• 3 lessons per week (6pm - 8pm)
€ 240 € 390

ELIGIBILITY

INTERNAL STUDENTS:

ERASMUS+ students
International exchange students with Pavia University
Students enrolled in Pavia University (Corsi di Laurea triennali, magistrali, PhD candidates, masters students, researchers, etc.)
Students enrolled at the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali “Franco Vittadini”

EXTERNAL STUDENTS

Students who have attended at least 80% of the course will be allowed to take the final exam.
Students who have passed the final exam will receive a certificate of attendance reporting the final grade and the linguistic level achieved (according to the CEFR levels).
The final exam is not compulsory.
ECTS credits for Erasmus+ students and other international exchange students with Pavia University:
50-hour course = 5 ECTS credits
74-hour course = 7 ECTS credits
Credits will be assigned to exchange students who pass the final exam.

• In case of student’s withdrawal from the course, no refunds will be made
• The Language Centre reserves the right to activate only the courses that reach the required minimum number of participants (students enrolled in courses that won’t be activated for this reason will be refunded in full).

All foreign students studying at Pavia University are allowed to use the self-study facilities (media library and language lab) available in the ”Centro Linguistico Laboratori” (Monday-Friday 9am - 5.30pm)
• The Centro Linguistico is an authorized centre for the CILS (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera – i.e. Certificate of Italian as a Foreign Language). The CILS certificate can be used for academic or professional purposes and is recognised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

For further information please contact:

ITALIAN COURSES HELPDESK

c/o Centro Linguistico Laboratori – cortile Sforzesco, Strada Nuova, 65 – 27100 Pavia
Opening times: from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 12 noon and from 2pm to 3pm
E-mail: helpdesk.italiancourses@unipv.it
tel./fax +39-0382-984476