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Piccola Universita Italiana, Tropea, Italy

Piccola Universita Italiana

Students rated Piccola Universita Italiana, Tropea : 4.4/5.0   (44 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

max. 6 students per class
Apartment - private accommodation very close to school

2. Tropea  

3. 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
School Size
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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 %
 

4. Courses

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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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 language level Elementary (A2)
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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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 1150
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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.
Starting dates 2016: 06.Mar.2016 - 20.Mar.2016, 03.Apr.2016 - 17.Apr.2016, 16.Oct.2016 - 30.Oct.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 advanced course.
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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 .
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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Price in € -- 730
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Prices above are for Standard Course (20 lessons) + Open Water Diver (ca. 15 lessons,385,00); also possible Advanced Open Water Diver (ca. 15 lessons, 495,00), a Package of 5 dives (1 week, 190,00 ), a Package of 10 dives (2 weeks, 350,00 ), a Package of 5 dives incl. equipment (1 week, 315,00 ), a Package of 10 dives incl. equipment (2 weeks, 600,00 )
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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
> Note: All courses offered by Piccola Universita Italiana, Tropea can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
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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 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016 - 27.Feb.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 02.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 14.Nov.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
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.

5. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 339 463 664 865 270
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, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Jan.2016 - 17.Jun.2016, 12.Sep.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
High season dates 16.Jul.2016 - 28.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 50 €
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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, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Jan.2016 - 17.Jun.2016, 12.Sep.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
High season dates 16.Jul.2016 - 28.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 50 €
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:18.Jun.2016 - 10.Sep.2016, 14.Nov.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
High season dates 21.May.2016 - 18.Jun.2016, 11.Sep.2016 - 25.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 40 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 211 328 489 600 150
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, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Jan.2016 - 17.Jun.2016, 12.Sep.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
High season dates 16.Jul.2016 - 28.Aug.2016
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, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:18.Jun.2016 - 10.Sep.2016, 14.Nov.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
High season dates 21.May.2016 - 18.Jun.2016, 11.Sep.2016 - 25.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 40 €
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, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:18.Jun.2016 - 10.Sep.2016, 14.Nov.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
High season dates 21.May.2016 - 18.Jun.2016, 11.Sep.2016 - 25.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 20 €
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Comment Some of the apartments have a balcony or sea view, subject to availability. The apartments generally do not have wifi access but it is possible to rent a wifi modem at school. Also available double rooms in studio apartment.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room cannot be guaranteed

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Cooking      
Dancing     3 km
Diving      
Golf     37 km
Horse riding     60 km
Mountainbiking      
Music      
Sailing      
Swimming      
Tennis      
Volleyball      
Windsurfing      

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.4/5.0 
(44 reviews)
City / State 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 4.3/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.3/5.0 
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)
"The people, the staff." - (79 years)
All 44 reviews of Piccola Universita Italiana

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