The Italian University for Foreigners at Siena offers cheap study abroad in Italy for those that want to learn Italian and immerse themselves in Italian culture. The programs offered are some of the cheapest study abroad programs offered in all of Italy.
Location: Siena, Italy
Host Institution:Universitá Italiana per Stranieri (http://cluss.unistrasi.it/)
Main Subjects of Study Abroad Program:
● Italian in Italy
● Italian Conversation
● Italian Grammar
● Italian Writing
Term(s):All terms / Year-round
Dates:Classes start monthly. Four trimester courses also available
Duration:1 month to 1 year
Eligibility:American students, Canadian students, European students, All intn’l students
GPA: No min. gpa required
Other Requirements: Our Italian classes in Italy are open to students. You must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Language(s) of Instruction:Italian
Application Deadline: 1 month before program start.
Documents required: Application Form. Copy of high school diploma. Visa / Permesso di soggiorno.
Credits: Credits may be obtained via independent learning contract, placement tests, and standardized tests. Be sure to speak with your adviser at your home university.
Tuition: € 470 per month / € 1,410 per trimester
The Italian University for Foreigners at Siena offers monthly and trimester-long intensive Italian language courses for foreigners. Our Italian courses consisting of 80 class-hours per month of Italian classes (20 class-hours of Italian per week).
US students and international students can enroll directly
Italian oral comprehension
Italian reading comprehension
Italian written expression
Situated in Siena, Italy
ABOUT THE UNIVERSTÀ ITALIANA PER STRANIERI
Want to study abroad in Italy and learn Italian in Italy? The Italian University for Foreigners at Siena offers Italian language and culture courses all year round.
Courses are open to American students, Canadian students, European students, and all other international students.. We offer all levels of Italian, from absolute beginner to advanced.
TRIMESTER COURSE DATES
* early January – late March
* early April – late July
* early July – late September
* early October – late December
Be sure to visit our website for more information.
I have no knowledge of Italian. Can I still enroll?
Yes. Our absolute beginner’s course is designed for those with no previous knowledge of Italian.
I studied some Italian, but don’t know what my level is. How do I select the correct course level?
On the first day of each Italian course all students will be given a placement test and an oral exam. The placement test takes place at 9:00am and the oral test takes places at 2:00pm.
Absolute beginners can indicate that they have no previous knowledge of Italian.
How do I enroll in an Italian course at the Italian University for Foreingers at Siena?
1. Complete and send the course registration form at least 1 month before your selected Italian course starts. Attach a copy of your high school diploma.
2. Send your deposit. This fee is 1/2 of the total tuition cost for the course you have selected. (The outstanding amount is due upon your arrival at the University.)
3. Visa. Check with the nearest consulate for visa requirements. Once you have received your registration letter / acceptance letter from the Università Italiana per Stranieri di Siena, you can apply for your visa at the nearest Italian consulate.