2017 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
9, 23 6, 27 13 3, 24 8, 15, 29 12, 19, 26
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
3, 10, 17, 31 7, 21, 28 4, 11, 25 9, 23 6, 20, 27 4

General info

SCHOOL CLOSURE: Monday April 17th, Tuesday April 25th, Monday May 1st, Friday June 2nd, Tuesday August 15th, Wendsday November 1st, Friday 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 16th, 2017 until Sunday January 7th, 2018 inclusive. The school will re-open on Monday January 8th, 2018. 2017 dates for Italian language in Italy are subject to change.

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.

Please click here to read our Terms and Conditions carefully.