The Language Centre provides the opportunity for students to self-study foreign languages ​​and Italian as a foreign language using books, audio-visual materials and multimedia-laboratory facilities.

The self-study laboratory is equipped with the Sanako Study 1200 System, a modern multi-media language learning facility designed to provide a technology-enhanced environment.

Access to the self-study room for language learning is permitted to all ‘institutional’ users, and, subject to availability, to anyone interested in foreign languages.

In order to be admitted to the Centre, users must book a seat and learning materials at the reception or by calling 0382 984476 from Monday to Friday 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00.

Opening hours: 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-19.00 (Monday – Friday).

  • starting to learn a new foreign language
  • improving language skills at every level
  • revising specific subjects learnt in language lessons
  • preparing for an international examination or certification
  • putting language skills into practice before a period of study or work abroad
  • studying at your own pace
  • becoming aware of your own language skills and setting your own goals

The Language Centre provides a language advisory service in order to analyse your language needs and provide advice and support in choosing from the available language learning resources. The service can be accessed 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-19.00, Monday – Friday.

Main university building, corso Strada Nuova, 65 - cortile Sforzesco

The Language Centre offers a fully equipped lab with 12 computers, CD-DVD players and microphone headsets, which provide language learners with useful resources for listening and pronunciation, including watching original language movies and didactic videos.

The Language Lab is equipped with Audio Active Comparative (AAC) recorders, which make it possible for the learner to record their voice on the same track as the recorded voice of a native speaker without erasing the original.
Text-To-Speech module: Sanako Study 1200 System can read a digital text aloud; if you upload your text into our language laboratory you can use this technology to convert your written text into a speech. This facility is available for: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.