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.

Contacts

For the 2018/2019 a.y. the School offers Italian language courses for exchange students at levels from beginners (A1) to advanced (C1)

Each Italian language course awards 6 CFU/ECTS and consists of two modules (80h in total):

  • Introduction to Italian language (30h); 
  • Language practice (50h)

NB: In order to get the credits students must:

  • Pass the final exam; 
  • Attend at least 70% of the classes for both modules

1st Semester 2018/2019 a.y. 

For the 1st semester of the 2018/2019 a.y. the School offers the following courses:

Option 1 (SIE028)

  • Introduction to Italian language – beginner (A1) and elementary (A2)– 30h
  • Language practice: A1 or A2 – 50h

Option 2 (SIE029) [ITA]

  • Italian language – pre intermediate (B1) – 30h
  • Language practice: B1 – 50h

Option 3 (SIE030) [ITA]

  • Italian language – intermediate (B2)/advanced (C1) – 30h
  • Language practice: B2 or C1 - 50h

NB: Course syllabi and time-tables will be available shortly.

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Eligible students

  • Erasmus + exchange students
  • Overseas and other interuniversity exchange students
  • 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 enroll for these courses students need to:

  1. For all language levels: Fill out the application form by July 6th 
  2. For A2, B1, B2, C1: take the online placement test by July 13th
    To take the placement test please visit the CLA website online and follow the instructions 
  3. FOR A2, B1, B2, C1: sit a placement interview upon arrival in Venice (starting from the 10th of September)

NB: For students holding one of the following international certification of their Italian language level, the placement test and the placement interview are not compulsory:

  • CILS [ITA]:Certificate of Italian as a Foreign Language
  • CELI [ITA] Certificate for the Italian Language
  • PLIDA [ITA] Dante Alighieri Italian Language Project
  • Roma 3 [ITA]

Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted.


Other opportunities to study Italian language at the SIE

Exchange students interested in learning Italian during the first semester can also register for standard Italian language classes and benefit of a reduced tariff per module (50 or 70 hours).

For the 2018/2019 a.y. the School offers English taught courses for exchange and Ca' Foscari students in different subject areas. 

These courses for exchange students award 6 CFU/ECTS to students who pass the final exam. 


1st Semester of 2018/2019 a.y.

For the 1st semester of the 2018/2019 a.y. we will be offering - from the September 17th - the following English taught courses:

NB: Course syllabi and time-tables will be available shortly.


Eligible Students

  • Erasmus + exchange students
  • Overseas and other interuniversity exchange students
  • Double and Joint degree students will be admitted according to the provisions of each project – please contact us for more information
  • Students regularly enrolled at Ca' Foscari who are up to date with their University fees and who have verified the possibilities for credit recognition with their Head of Studies ("Collegio didattico")

How to Enrol

In order to enroll for these courses students need to complete the online application form by the 27th of July

NB: Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted.

Last update: 10/08/2018