2016 Starting Dates for Group Language Courses

Starting dates are compulsory for absolute beginners only. Those with some knowledge of Italian can start on any Monday of the year.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
11, 25 8, 29 14 4, 18 2, 16, 30 13, 20, 27
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
11, 18, 25 8, 22, 29 5, 12, 26 10, 24 7, 21, 28 /

General info

ALL OTHER LEVELS: Starting dates every Monday of the year. SCHOOL CLOSURE: Monday March 28th, Monday April 25th, Thursday June 2nd, Monday August 15th, Tusday November 1st, Thursday December 8th (no make-up lessons will be held for lessons missed on these dates). For the Palio, on July 2nd and August 16 th the school will close in the afternoon. Missed afternoon lessons on Palio dates will be re-scheduled. Winter holidays – The school will be closed from Saturday December 10th, 2016 until Sunday January 8th, 2017 inclusive. The school will re-open on Monday January 9th, 2016.

NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER CLASS:The minimum number of students in group courses is 5, maximum is 12 and the average is 10.

COURSE FEES INCLUDE:Didactic material except for text books (book costs from € 20,00 to € 35,00 depending on language level), certificate of attendance, full orientation of the school and the city of Siena upon arrival, social activities (except transportation fees, meals and entrance tickets), and assistance with police registration.

REGISTRATION FEES: € 20,00 per student will be added to the tuition fees. Registration fees also include full-placement testing (text book not included).

ACCOMMODATION FEES: €50,00 will be added to the tuition fees for accommodations arranged by the school.

SCHOLARSHIPS & FAVORABLE CONDITIONS: Each year at Dante Alighieri Siena, we offer several scholarships to Italian Culture Institutes, Dante Alighieri Committees, Clergy and consecrated orders, foreign Universities and Italian schools abroad.
- If you already hold a Soc. Dante Alighieri membership card you are entitled to fee reductions on certain course. Please contact the booking office for more information.
- If you are member of Clergy or from a consecrated order you are entitled to fee reductions on certain course. Please contact our booking office for more information.
- Please contact the closest Italian Institute or Italian Embassy and apply for one of our scholarships at their disposal.

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