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Foundation Year Music – Preparatory Program For International Students Wishing To Attend An Italian Music Academy

Wishing to pick up the best key with your musical instrument? You can reach the heart of classical music by enrolling at an Italian Music Academy. This program aims to prepare international students that don’t meet the requirements for attending University courses in Italy in terms of school years and language knowledge., at the end of the course you will achieve the Official CILS or CELI or PLIDA Italian language certification and improved your music potential.

The program is offered in several locations/academic institutions depending on the student’s goals and study area of interest, the program is generally taught in English and Italian.

Study program:
Italian language
Italian culture
Intercultural communication
Preparation for the exam to obtain a language certificate in Italian

Music programme (during the whole Foundation Year, up to three of the following courses may be selected)
Choral practice
History of music
Harmony and analysis

Duration of the course: 11 months from September 2021 to July 2022. For students enrolled on some special courses or wishing to take the entry exam at Conservatorio, the course could last until September 2022.

Contact us today, we are happy to share with you detailed information about this program.


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.

Send us your enquiry form to receive a detailed description of the program.

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