Courses for exchange students

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The School offers courses that are specifically designed for international exchange students spending a study period at Ca' Foscari University or at other higher education institutions in Venice, including English-taught courses and Italian as a second language.

2nd semester 2017/18

For the 2nd semester of the 2017/2018 academic year students can enrol in the following levels:

  • Intermediate Level (B1)
  • Upper-intermediate Level (B2)
  • Advanced Level (C1)

In order to attend the “Italian Language and Learning Strategies” courses students must have a minimum knowledge of Italian at A2 level.

Students are required to provide an A2 certificate for admission to the B1 level, a B1 certificate for admission to the B2 level, or a B2 certificate for admission to the C1 level. The School accepts certificates from the following institutions:

Programme

Start date: February 26th, 2018
Total hours: 80 hours in total divided into:

  • a 30-hour module of Learning strategies (one class (2h30) per week over 12 weeks)
  • a 50-hour  module of language classes (2 classes (2h30 each) per week over 10 weeks)

Credits awarded: 6 ECTS (upon completion of the final exam)
Tuition cost: FREE

In order to meet credit requirements students must attend 70% of all classes and lectures. It is highly recommended that students do not take more than two courses so as to avoid timetable conflicts.

Eligibility

Eligible students for these courses are:

  • Erasmus + exchange students
  • Overseas and other interuniversity exchange students
  • Erasmus Mundus Students only for short mobility

Double and Joint degree students will be admitted according to the provisions of each project – please contact us for more information.

How to enrol

In order to enrol in the “Italian Language and Learning Strategies” courses, please fill out the application form by November 30th, 2017, and send your language certification (A2 for B1, B1 for B2, B2 for C1) to  cfsie@unive.it

ANY application submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted.

Students are also required to sit for and pass a placement interview before the course starts. Students who do not meet the minimum language level required (A2 for B1, B1 for B2, B2 for C1) will not be able to complete their enrolment.


Beginner (A1) and elementary (A2) levels

The “Italian Language and Learning Strategies” courses are not offered at beginner or elementary levels.

Other opportunities to study Italian language at the SIE

Exchange students interested in learning Italian at beginner (A1) and elementary (A2) levels during the second semester can register for standard Italian language classes, for a fee of € 100,00 per module (40 or 50 hours).

For Exchange students who don't have an A2 level certification, the SIE offers a pre-term 6-week 100-hour intensive Italian language course from January 8 to February 16, 2018. Students who successful complete the pre-term will be able to continue to the B1 “Italian Language and Learning Strategies” course (as per above). The pre-term course costs €200.00. To enrol in the pre-term course, please fill out the application form by December 15th.


1st Semester 2017/2018

icoSyllabus Italian language course level B1 Daloiso Ardizzone 69 K
icoSyllabus Italian language course level B1 Nitti Ardizzone Ballarin 585 K
icoSyllabus Italian language course level B2 Daloiso Toscano67 K
icoSyllabus Italian language course level C1 Daloiso Toscano67 K
icoTimetable 47 K

en 2nd semester 2017/2018

For the 2nd semester of the 2017/2018 academic year, students can enroll in the following english-taught courses for credits 

  • History of Italian culture and literature
  • History of the Arts of Venice and the Veneto
  • Contemporary History of Venice
  • Intercultural Communication

Programme

Start date: February 5th, 2018

Total hours: 30, organised in one class (2h30) per week, over 12 weeks

Credits awarded: 6 ECTS (upon completion of the final exam)

Tuition cost: free

1st Semester courses:Timetable

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1st Semester courses: Exams

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