A.L.C.E. Accademia Lingue e Culture Europee, Bologna, Italy

A.L.C.E. Accademia Lingue e Culture Europee

Students rated A.L.C.E. Accademia Lingue e Culture Europee, Bologna : 4.2/5.0   (21 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Private residence 5 minutes away from the school
Excellent rating of teaching quality
Excellent student nationality mix

2. Bologna  

Other Italian schools in Bologna offering Italian coursesCentro Koinè 4.4/5.0 

3. A.L.C.E. Accademia Lingue e Culture Europee

General Information

The language school A.L.C.E. Accademia Lingue e Culture Europee was founded in Bologna, Italy in 1999. A.L.C.E. is a quality educational institution which provides a comprehensive range of courses. Based in the charming city of Bologna, the school attracts a diverse mix of students seeking both a challenging and rewarding cultural experience. Our students enjoy a professional and friendly learning environment facilitated by native teachers committed to educational excellence.

The school address is: Via Santo Stefano 164, 40125 - Bologna (Italy).


Facilities

Fridge for student use, computer lab, library, movie rental, movie room, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, free coffee, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

Air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in most classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




CILS, CELI, DITALS, AIL, CERT.IT


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ).  It takes 20 minutes by bus to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 35
Adult courses throughout the year: 25
School Size
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Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 5
Adult courses throughout the year: 5
Number of classrooms: 14
Number of public workstations: 12
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 22 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 17 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 9 %
China 4 %
Germany 12 %
England 8 %
France 5 %
Holland 5 %
Russia 4 %
Sweden 1 %
Libya 1 %
 
Japan 3 %
Switzerland 5 %
Spain 5 %
USA 6 %
Turkey 1 %
Israel 8 %
 

4. Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 26 40 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € -- 390 540 656 984 1264 1580 1836 3718 5520 153
20 general Italian lessons + 3 additional lessons (2 afternoons): 1 lesson of grammar workshop + 2 lessons of conversation or phonetic per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:30
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € -- 550 714 930 1162 1395 1627 1860 2325 2790 230
Less than 2 students at the same level: the school guarantees 5 one-to-one afternoon classes per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:15
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 80 160 240 320 400 480 560 640 800 960 80
2 afternoons per week. ONLY available as a complement to GI23 course.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- 990 1220 -- -- -- -- -- --
The preparatory course is designed for admission to the following faculties: Medicine, Veterinary, Science, Pharmacy, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry.
Minimum age: 17 years.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 26.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:15
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 725 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
It includes: pick-up from Bologna airport, a welcome drink, and a wide range of cultural activities two days a week, Italian cookery courses and wine testing sessions, entrance to all museums, an evening at the theatre, dinner with the teacher and a day trip.
Starting dates 2016: 02.May.2016, 19.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:10
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 625 900 1140 1375 1620 1855 2120 -- -- --
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 11.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 350 650 960 1200 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
20 lessons General Italian + 10 Business Italian per week.
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 350 650 960 1200 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates Every first Monday of month .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 520 -- 780 -- 1040 -- -- -- -- --
Start dates:
2 weeks: 23.05, 14.11
4 weeks: 09.05, 31.10
6 weeks: 26.04, 17.10
This exam preparation course lasts 6 weeks (20 lessons per week during the first 4 weeks, 30 lessons per week during the last 2 weeks).
Exam fee is not included in the price.
Starting dates 2016: 26.Apr.2016, 09.May.2016, 23.May.2016, 17.Oct.2016, 31.Oct.2016, 14.Nov.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:15
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam dates 09.Jun.2016, 01.Dec.2016
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 330 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
These courses are ONLY a complement to our morning standard language course. Each lesson is 2 hours.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 440 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
You can choose between 2 main modules "Authors" and "practice". Starting date : every 3rd Monday of each month.
Starting dates 2016: 18.Jan.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 16.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 19.Sep.2016, 17.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016.
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 35.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 28 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: CILS
Average examination results: 95 at CILS
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016 - 06.Jan.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 01.May.2016, 02.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 08.Dec.2016, 19.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Danish, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Spanish, English
Comments about courses: Books and materials: 35€
Immediately after the placement test, students receive and work through:
• a student text book (according to the level)
• a self-study exercise book (to be completed at home and presented to the teacher every Friday for correction)
• a varied and exhaustive self produced workbook which includes grammar, syntax, vocabulary, exercises and in fact is an outline of the course

5. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 150 260 390 520 130 25
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
6-8 weeks: 125€/week, 9+ weeks: 120€/week.
Final cleaning fee: 20€.
Supplement air conditioning: 15€ per week.
Price extra night: 30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 8 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 190 380 570 760 190 25
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 130 260 390 520 130 25
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 325 650 975 1300 325 25
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
Prices may vary and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Prices are between:265-360 Euro/week
Price extra night: 50 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 8 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 380 760 1140 1520 380 25
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
Prices may vary and will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Price extra night: 70 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 110 220 330 440 110 25
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Final cleaning fee: 20€.
Supplement air conditioning: 15€ per week.
Price extra night: 30 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment Prices vary and will be confirmed when booking.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Optional airport transfer: Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ): for 40 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 25 € to the city center

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing     1 km
Diving      
Horse riding     5 km
Music     1 km
Skiing     100 km
Squash     1 km
Tennis     1 km

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(21 reviews)
City / State 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.3/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 3.9/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.7/5.0 
Value for money 4.2/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.6/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.1/5.0 
Other 3.9/5.0 
Students liked about A.L.C.E. Accademia Lingue e Culture Europee, Bologna
"The hospitality, kindness and especially the possibility to express oneself" - (62 years)
"The school is amazing. I only regret that I chose to attend afternoon classes since some special activities such as conversational classes, phonetics which were organized and I couldn't go there." - (54 years)
"Good teachers; Good atmosphere in the classes; Good support from management and admin staff at ALCE; Professional content of all lessons; Good internet access facilities." - (65 years)
"The teachers were engaging and made learning the language fun. Everyone made sure all my needs were met and were very attentive to each student." - (26 years)
"The quality of teaching was really good. The teachers took time to explain everything. And they were really enthusiastic." - (21 years)
All 21 reviews of A.L.C.E. Accademia Lingue e Culture Europee

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