Piccola Universita Italiana, Tropea, Italy

Piccola Universita Italiana

Students rated Piccola Universita Italiana, Tropea : 4.4/5.0   (41 reviews)

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2. Piccola Universita Italiana

General Information

The language school Piccola Universita Italiana was founded in Tropea, Italy in 1993. The school is located in the heart of the old town of Tropea, in a beautiful palazzo dating from the 18th century. The Piccola Università Italiana is the perfect Italian language school to combine work with pleasure.

The school address is: Largo Antonio Pandullo 5, 89861 - Tropea (Italy).


Facilities

Library, daily press, free after-class access to language learning software, movie room, balcony / terrace, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

TV, air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Lamezia Terme (SUF).  It takes 55 minutes by car/train to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 50
Adult courses throughout the year: 15
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 15
Adult courses throughout the year: 15
Number of classrooms: 11
Number of public workstations: 2
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 38 years
throughout the year: 38 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
4 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Germany 15 %
England 4 %
France 5 %
Holland 5 %
Russia 10 %
Sweden 10 %
 
Japan 5 %
Switzerland 15 %
Spain 10 %
USA 10 %
Israel 1 %
 
School also offers courses to learn English, French, German

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 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 195 345 505 650 810 910 1060 1205 1505 1805 150
2 lessons of grammar and 2 lessons of conversation per day according to our course regulation.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
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 € 130 223 270 345 430 505 585 670 836 1002 83
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 11:10  - 13:00
Afternoon: 18:10  - 20:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 360 700 1020 1320 16000 1860 2170 2480 3100 3720 310
It's possible to focus on special topics like arts, Italian history or literature, medicine, law or economy.
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
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 € 220 420 600 760 900 1020 1190 1360 1700 2040 170
For couples and friends travelling together, with the same language level.
Starting dates Every Day .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 1150 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Apartment - private, Single room, No meals

Special senior course, Extracurricular programme (1 welcome drink, 1 guided city tour, 4 half-day excursions, 2 full-day excursions, 1 cooking lesson, 2 evenings with Italian movie classics), Inscription fee.
Arrival and departure day is Sunday.
Minimum amount of participants is 8 students per course.
Starting dates 2014: 09.Mar.2014, 06.Apr.2014, 19.Oct.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 390 735 1075 1410 1740 2000 2320 2620 3270 3920 325
2 lessons of grammar and 2 lessons of conversation per day according to our course regulation plus 3 times per week 2 individual lessons
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 310 620 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
All prices include transportation to the sailing school and back and all materials. The courses are conducted under the surveillance of an experienced instructor and its assistants and is divided into a theoretical and a practical part, which will be performed in several escapes to the sea. The timetable of lessons will be arranged with the instructor according to weather conditions.
1st week: course B + Cat beginner 2nd week: course B + Cat complete course.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 03.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 278 570 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
All prices include transportation to the windsurf school and back and all materials.
Courses are conducted under the surveillance of an experienced instructor and is divided into a theoretical and a practical part, which will be performed in several escapes to the sea. Timetable of lessons will be arranged with the instructor according to weather conditions.
1st week: course B + Surf beginner 2nd week: course B + Surf advanced
Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 03.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 740 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Prices above are for Standard Course (20 lessons) + Scuba Diving (10 lessons).
385,00 Open Water Diver (1 week), 495,00 Advanced Open Water Diver (1 week), 190,00 Package of 5 dives (1 week), 350,00 Package of 10 dives (2 weeks), 315,00 Package of 5 dives incl. equipment (1 week), 600,00 Package of 10 dives incl. equipment (2 weeks)
Starting dates Every Monday .
Course not available: 03.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 395 790 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
The cooking course has 3 lesson units, each unit takes 3.5 hours. The course lasts in total about 10 hours and the lessons starts at 6pm.
During our popular cooking course 'Cooking Mediterranean style' you will be learning to make Italian dishes and also some typical Calabrian specialties shown to you by our amicable cooking teacher from Tropea.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 415 785 1165 1530 1910 2230 -- -- -- -- --
The painting course is structured in 5 lessons lasting approximately 2 hours each, for a total of roughly 10 hours. The course fee covers all painting materials, paint, brushes, paper and canvas. On the spot the student can choose between 2 different painting methods:
Oil painting: During the course 1 oil paint will be accomplished.
Watercolor painting: During the course several watercolor paintings will be accomplished.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 16:00  - 20:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
School also offers courses to learn English, French, German
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Lesson duration (minutes): 55 minutes
School's administrative fee: 100.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 36 €. 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 ,  CELI, IT
Average examination results: 100 at CILS
100 at CELI, IT
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014 - 02.Mar.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 25.Apr.2014, 01.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 15.Aug.2014, 03.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
In 2015 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2015 - 01.Mar.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 01.May.2015, 02.Jun.2015, 09.Nov.2015 - 31.Dec.2015
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): German, Italian, English
Comments about courses: The registration fee of 100 Euro includes:
+ The pick-up transfer from and to Lamezia Terme OR 2 half day excursions by minibus.
+ Schoolbag, writing pad, pen
+ City map and information on Tropea and tips on excursions
+ Presentation including welcome cocktail
+ Guided city tour of Tropea
+ Film evenings at school.

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 289 463 664 865 270
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating), 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends). For an additional charge of 10 EUR the school can arrange a second change (on Wednesday) of linen and towels.
Price extra night: 30 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:07.Sep.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 19.Jul.2014 - 24.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 50 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 355 578 840 1096 317
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating), 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends). For an additional charge of 10 EUR the school can arrange a second change (on Wednesday) of linen and towels.
Price extra night: 30 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:07.Sep.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 19.Jul.2014 - 24.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 50 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 249 410 599 732 228
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Prices for 5 to 12 weeks have to be requested to the school.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating) 1 apartment cleaning per week (on weekends) 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends) for an additional charge.
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: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:07.Sep.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 19.Jul.2014 - 24.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 50 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 315 498 720 936 234
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 25 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:22.Sep.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 24.May.2014 - 21.Jun.2014, 07.Sep.2014 - 21.Sep.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 40 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 229 370 539 652 163
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 25 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:22.Sep.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 24.May.2014 - 21.Jun.2014, 07.Sep.2014 - 21.Sep.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 275 418 600 776 194
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating), 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends). For an additional charge of 10 EUR the school can arrange a second change (on Wednesday) of linen and towels.
Price extra night: 20 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:02.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 209 330 479 572 143
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating), 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends). For an additional charge of 10 EUR the school can arrange a second change (on Wednesday) of linen and towels.
Price extra night: 20 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:02.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 211 328 489 600 195
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating), 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends). For an additional charge of 10 EUR the school can arrange a second change (on Wednesday) of linen and towels.
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: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:07.Sep.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 17.Jul.2014 - 24.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 50 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 209 303 424 545 136
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating), 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends). For an additional charge of 10 EUR the school can arrange a second change (on Wednesday) of linen and towels.
Price extra night: 20 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:02.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 171 248 369 440 110
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Accommodation fee must be paid immediately directly to the school by bank transfer.
Upon request we may offer sea-view apartments. Additional fees may apply.
Students will be accompanied to the accommodation by school staff.
The accommodation rates include: Utilities (electricity, water, gas, heating), 1 change of towels and linen per week (on weekends). For an additional charge of 10 EUR the school can arrange a second change (on Wednesday) of linen and towels.
Price extra night: 20 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:02.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 191 288 429 520 130
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 25 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:22.Nov.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 24.May.2014 - 21.Jun.2014, 07.Sep.2014 - 21.Sep.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 339 563 814 1065 241
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 45 € (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:25.Aug.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
High season dates 19.Jul.2014 - 24.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 130 €
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Comment Some of the apartments have a balcony or sea view, subject to availability.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room cannot be guaranteed

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Cooking      
Diving      
Golf     30 km
Horse riding     60 km
Mountainbiking      
Sailing      
Swimming      
Tennis     1 km
Volleyball     1 km
Windsurfing      

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.4/5.0 
(41 reviews)
City 4.6/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 4.2/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.2/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.2/5.0 
Other 4.1/5.0 
Students liked about Piccola Universita Italiana, Tropea
"The location is perfect, downtown. Qualified teachers." - (38 years)
"The staffs hospitality (nothing was too much for them), the informal atmosphere, teachers' personal approach during the lessons, the fully supported excursions" - (60 years)
"It`s a little school,the teacher are very friendly and funny and it was a good organisation of the classes" -
"The place, the kindness of the teachers." - (34 years)
"Few students in each group." - (59 years)
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  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
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