Overview

The Foundation Year Program for the academic year 2022/2023 will start on the 17 of October 2022 and will end on 23 June 2023 and it will be held in-presence* in Pavia.

Programme structure

  • 450 hours of Italian language and Culture course (several levels available from beginner to advanced) from the 17 October 2022 to 23 June 2023.
  • 300 hours of Area Study courses taught in Italian from 20 February 2023 until the 23 June 2023.

Students can choose one of the following AREA STUDIES:

  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

In order to complete the Course and obtain the final certificate you must:

  • reach a compulsory attendance rate of 85% in all courses
  • successfully pass all the courses exams in the program, both the Italian course and the 4 courses in the chosen area

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*In case of a negative evolution of the pandemic situation which could lead to restrictions on the in-presence activities, the courses will be held online, without any possibility of reimbursement or reduction of tuition fee. 

The inability to attend the online lessons live due to the unfavorable time zone difference, will not allow any kind of reduction or refund.