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Foundation Year – Architecture

If you’ve got a particular passion for architecture and you are looking forward to an international career, this is the right program for you.

The program offers a general curriculum for University preparation to all students, as well as a preparatory study track in Architecture . Students also take a language module in either Italian or English, depending on the degree program they are planning on enrolling in.

The general curriculum and the Study focus is taught in English. Students are therefore required to already have a certified B1 language level.

The program is offered in several locations/academic institutions , the courses are taught in English.

In order to pass Foundation Year and obtain the final certificate, students must successfully complete each of the three learning modules:

  1. General curriculum: Modern and Contemporary Italian history, Critical Thinking and academic skills for University preparation
  2. Architecture Study Track:  art and architectural history, design and drawing sessions;, physics and mathematics.
  3. Language module: International Option (English), Bridge Option B1 or B2 (Italian), or a personalized option for Native Speakers

Duration of the course: 9 months from October 2021 to June 2022.

Contact us right away, we are looking forward to sharing more information about this program with you.



Do you need a visa?

Western European citizens do not require visas to enter Italy unless their stay exceeds 90 days. Citizens of other countries should inquire at the nearest Italian Consulate about entry formalities and requirements.
In some cases, you need a visa, application for which can be made at the Italian Diplomatic and Consular Representations in your country of residence. In case you are uncertain if you need a visa, please kindly check the following website:
A document confirming the study holiday will be issued only after full registration of the participant, and upon receipt of payment for the entire language stay. Students are responsible for obtaining the visa and any corresponding costs.
Against surcharge, we are also able to assist you during the procedure to obtain the permit of stay (= permesso di soggiorno) at the local authorities. Please kindly inform us before arrival if you are in need of a study visa, respectively residency permit.

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