Applications for this programme have now closed

The CIS (Italian courses for foreigners) is part of the Language Competence Centre at the University of Bergamo and they have been running intensive summer courses as part of their international summer school since 1978. This virtual intensive course will combine live virtual lessons along with self study and virtual activities.  

2 week or 3 week intensive language lessons which will include:

  • 15 hours of virtual lessons (3 a day usually in the afternoon)
  • self learning activities to improve listening, reading, grammar and phonetics 
  • Extra conversation classes on request 

The virtual lessons will include weekly projects, a literary competition, culture lessons for levels A2 and B1 and online activities such as virtual tours of Bergamo.

Level of language required: based on an entry test and an oral interview.

  • beginner (A1)
  • elementary (A2)
  • intermediate (B1) 

Maximum number of students: 15
Enrolment deadline: 7th May 2021
Further details about the course: please visit website
To apply please complete the 
online application form

2 Week Programme

Dates: 5th - 16th July 2021
Costs:
300 euros (approx £257)

Students who apply for and are awarded Go Global funding will only pay a fraction of the standard programme cost. Go Global will award the following bursaries for this programme:

WP students: £230 bursary
Non-WP students: £205 bursary

3 Week programme

Dates: 5th - 23rd July 2021
Costs:
420 euros (approx £360)

Students who apply for and are awarded Go Global funding will only pay a fraction of the standard programme cost. Go Global will award the following bursaries for this programme:

WP students: £325 bursary
Non-WP students: £285 bursary

student in Italy

How do I apply?

Funding is limited and will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis. Current undergraduate Swansea University students are eligible to apply. Postgraduate students can also apply for funding but must provide evidence that their academic supervisor approves of their participation. Additional funding is available for eligible students through the Global Wales Discover programme.

  1. Apply for Go Global funding using one simple form: 
    Download the Virtual Summer Funding Application Form 2021and return by email to c.m.rees@swansea.ac.uk. We will then check your eligibility and confirm if you have been awarded funding. As part of this, we will automatically check if you are eligible to receive the Widening Participation (WP) funding. The level of funding awarded will be dependent on your programme cost. Programmes are not fully-funded. The Go Global team will confirm your funding eligibility and send you a Participation Agreement to sign.
  2. Apply to your chosen virtual summer programme
    Apply to your chosen programme directly. We will require confirmation of your acceptance onto the course.
  3. Start your programme:
    Funding will only be processed once we receive evidence of your acceptance and enrolment, and once your programme provider signs our Confirmation of Start form. Please note that this means you will receive your funding once your programme has started. Please factor this in to your budgeting.