General Terms and Conditions
Italian language courses:The Italian language courses are
held from Monday to Friday. Every lesson is 45 minutes long. On the
first day students will do a placement test to determine their
starting language level. The entry test, any other possible test
done during the course or at the end of it, is considered part of
The maximum number of participants in a course is 10. In the
unlikely event there are less than three students of the same
linguistic level, their course will be guaranteed but it will be
considered as a semi-individual or individual and the length of the
lessons will be reduced of 60%. This has to be seen as an upgrade if
compared to the booked course.
Lessons are not held on the following public holidays: 01-01; 06-01;
"pasquetta" (Easter Monday); 25-04; 01-05; 02-06; 15-08; 01-11;
08-12; 25-12; 26-12. Please note that lessons lost on public
holidays will not be refunded.
Certificate of attendance: At the end of the course, every
participant will receive a certificate of attendance where the
number of the lessons attended, his/her linguistic level and the
general content of the lessons will be certified. If you need an
intermediate and/or final assessment in order to get credits for a
University having an agreement with our school, please talk to the
Director of Studies on your first course day.
Accommodation:The accommodation provided by the school is
only available to course participants. Arrivals are only possible on
Sundays before the course start and departures are on Saturdays
following course finish date. If you have any problems related to
your flight, it is possible to anticipate the arrival on Saturday
and postpone the departure on Sunday. It is not permitted to stay in
the accommodation longer without attending the course.
Enrollment and Charges:To enrol you have to fill in the
on-line form. With your application you commit yourself to the
booking conditions. You will receive your invoice by e-mail. At this
point, when the invoice is issued, your booking will be considered
effective. A deposit of 25% of the total amount is due when you
receive the invoice. The invoice must be paid in full at latest four
weeks before departure. The only form of payment we accept is by
bank transfer; the account number will be on the invoice. Please
write your name, surname and invoice number on the causal.
Visa: In order to issue a student visa, you have to apply to
the nearest Italian embassy/consulate providing the school letter of
acceptance. According to the Italian law, in order to get the school
letter of acceptance, the total amount of the booked course must be
paid. In case of visa refusal, the student must provide the school
with the letter of refusal issued by the embassy/consulate at the
latest 14 days before departure. The school will immediately see to
refund the entire sum charged. The visa letter can be sent by e-mail
without extra costs or by carrier; in this case all the expenses are
to be charged to the student. We advice to book the language course
as soon as possible.
Cancellation fees: A cancellation will only be effective when
we receive written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel
within 30 days before departure we will retain 25% of the total
booking cost. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to departure, we
will retain 50% of the invoice total amount. After the arrival date,
there is no refund in any circumstances.
Scuola Conte Ruggiero - C.I.SE.TUR. s.r.l.
Via Provinciale snc - 89865 Santa Domenica (VV), Italia