Italian Sign Language


Enrolments for courses and modules in the period March/June 2024 will take place online from 12/02/24 to 18/02/24.


The day after enrolling you will receive an email with instructions for payment, which must be made by the deadline given (48 hours).
Failure to complete with payment will result in automatic cancellation of the enrolment.
Places on courses will be allocated in order of payment received.
Courses and modules will be activated only if the minimum number of enrolments required is reached.

The A1 Italian Sign Language Open Badge will be awarded to learners who attend (in different teaching periods) two 50 hour modules (Mod. 1 + Mod. 2), a total of 100 hours, and pass the final test of the second module.


Duration: 50hrs
Period: 04/03/2024 - 03/06/2024 (lessons will not be held on: Monday 01/04 and Wednesday 01/05)
Days and times: Monday and Wednesday, 4.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m
Place: Online
Course teacher: Carlo Di Biase
Mode of delivery: Streaming
Requirements: Connection, webcam, speakers and/or audio headphones, microphone. The system works with PC (Windows or Apple), Tablet and Smartphone

This course aims to introduce basic grammatical structures and develop language skills in the context of simple everyday communicative situations.

Learners attain a basic knowledge of Italian Sign Language during Mod.2, the second of two modules.


  1. Registration on ClaOnline
  2. to receive registration number and password.
  3. In order to enrol in University Language Centre courses/modules, it is necessary to prove your language level. You may proceed directly to the Enrolment phase (point 3) if you

    • enrol as an absolute beginner
    • have successfully completed a University Language Centre course in the 6 months preceding the course start date

  4. If you wish to enrol at a level higher than A1 and have not previously attended a course at the University Language Centre, please write to to arrange an
  5. interview to certify your level or send us any previous certification.
  6. Registration takes place on the ClaOnline platform, in the course registration section, on the scheduled dates. Places are allocated according to pre-registration order. Courses available at the self-certified level are automatically listed.
  7. Once registration has been closed, if the minimum number of enrolments required to activate the class has been reached, an email will be sent with details of payment, which must be made via PagoPA by the deadline indicated in the email. With the "Payment notification" option, a document will be generated that allows payment in every place that accepts PagoPA, while "Immediate payment" allows instant payment online.
  8. Refunds are only made only if requests are received within the first week of courses. The form to be completed and sent to is:


The fee is also communicated by e-mail following pre-registration.

Registrations and payments made after the deadline will be subject to an increase of € 30.00 (CLA Board resolution 02/12/2013).

It is possible to use the Teacher’s Card (‘Carta del docente’) bonus to pay for a course. 

Type of course Non Ca’ Foscari students Previous CLA course attendees Ca’ Foscari students, Erasmus students, Ca’ Foscari professors and other staff
75 hours € 500,00 € 400,00 € 250,00
50 hours € 400,00 € 320,00 € 200,00
30 hours € 290,00 € 230,00 € 145,00
20 hours € 200,00 € 160,00 € 100,00

Last update: 23/04/2024