Foundation Year – Blended Option

Foundation Year – blended option is structured as follows:

  • 650 hours of intensive Italian language and Culture course ( several levels available: from beginner to  advanced)  from October until February attended ONLINE and from February to June IN-PERSON* in Pavia.
  • 300 hours of Area Study courses IN-PERSON* in Pavia, from February until June.

Students can choose one AREA STUDY among the following:

  1. HUMANITIES
  • History of Art and Archaeology
  • Italian Literature
  • Ancient and Medieval History
  • Philosophy
  1. SCIENCES AND MEDICINE
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  1. ECONOMICS, LAW AND POLITICS
  • Political science
  • Contemporary History
  • Economics
  • Law

Academic calendar:

  • Italian courses will run from the 18th of October 2021 until June 17th 2022.
  • Area study preparatory courses will run from the beginning of March 2022 until June 17th 2022.

If you choose the Foundation Year – blended, you will attend the first part of the Italian language course from the October 18th 2021 until the end of February 2022 ONLINE; you will then attend IN-PERSON* in Pavia the second part of the Italian language course and the area study courses from the beginning of March 2022 until the June 17th 2022.

* The in-person options will take place only if the sanitary conditions will be favorable and allow for in-person lessons. On the contrary, the program will be held entirely online, without any possibility of reimbursement or reductions of the tuition fees.