Italian Language and Culture

The University of Bologna’s Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LILEC) with the cooperation of the Fondazione Alma Mater is now promoting the 2019 Edition of the Summer School of Italian Language and Culture.
Year 2019
Main Department School of Foreign Languages and Literature, Interpreting and Translation
Campus Bologna
Credits Programme without credits
Cost check the Summer School website for fares
Starting date Jul 17, 2019
Finishing date Jul 19, 2019
Application deadline Jul 16, 2019 (Expired)
Course overview
Students interested in applying for these courses can choose among three different course-options, where tuition in class is combined with an afternoon programme of cultural trips and activities: a two-week intensive course for beginners and intermediates; a three-week course for beginners, intermediate and advanced students; a combination of both courses, for a total duration of five weeks. Students can learn Italian, both written and oral, by getting into direct contact with the traditions and culture of the territory.
Subject area
1 month
English, Italian
Additional information

1st Module: Intensive Summer School in Italian Language and Culture for Beginners, June 17 to 28, 2019

Intensive two-week course for beginners and absolute beginners (A1, A2, B1 levels), scheduled as follows: 
- 50 hours of tuition in class (morning and sometimes afternoon) 
- cultural visits/activities (afternoon)
- optional week-end field-trip

2nd Module: Summer School in Italian Language and Culture, July 1 to 19, 2019

three-week course (A1 and all superior levels), scheduled as follows:
- 50 hours of tuition in class (morning)
- cultural visits/activities (afternoon)
- 2 optional week-end field-trips

Admission qualifications
Students must be aged 18 years or older at the moment of the on-line application and have got at least a high school diploma.
Courses are open to students (undergraduate and post-graduate) and non-students alike.
Linguistic skills
Each student has to self-evaluate his/her Italian language skills according to proposed grid (see the attachment on the website). This self-evaluation is the first step of the whole evaluation procedure that the student will complete on the first day of School in Bologna.
Academic director
Rosa Pugliese
Place of teaching
School of Foreign Languages and Literature, Interpreting and Translation
Via Filippo Re, 8

Alessandro Vritz

Fondazione Alma Mater


Via delle Belle Arti, 42 Bologna Italy

+39 051 2091392