Skip to content High contrast mode
Logo of University of Pavia

Foundation Year Program

Tuition fee €6,500 one-time
More information

foundationyear.unipv.it/# 

Overview

The Foundation Year is a preparatory course taught in Italian tailored to prospective students who want to access undergraduate degrees at the University of Pavia.

The course is designed for students who do not meet the minimum 12 years of schooling required for enrollment in an Italian University Degree course.

The course is also meant for students interested in learning or improving their Italian language skills.

Students who pass the Foundation year final exams will

meet the minimum entry requirements for undergraduate study at the University of Pavia
be exempted from the Italian Proficiency University admission test
Please note that students applying to degrees with limited enrollment must still take the admission test.

The course includes both Italian language classes and courses from one of the following area study options (1) Humanities; (2) Science; (3) Economics, Law and Politics.

Programme structure

COURSE STRUCTURE

Classes from October, 7 2019 to July, 10 2020
420 hours of Italian language and Culture course (three levels available: beginner, intermediate and advanced)
300 hours of 1 Area Study option taught in Italian
Final assessment in July 2020

AREA STUDIES OPTIONS

1.HUMANITIES
History of Art and Archeology
Italian Literature
Ancient and Medieval History
Philosophy

2. SCIENCES
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Mathematics

3. ECONOMICS, LAW AND POLITICS
Political science
Contemporary History
Economics
Law

Apply now! Academic year 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Oct 7, 2019
Apply now! Academic year 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Academic year 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 30, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States