Starting Dates – Dante Alighieri Siena

Starting Dates 2020

SCHOOL CLOSURE 2020: Monday April 13th, Friday May 1st, Tuesday June 2nd, Tuesday December 8th.  The school is closed the afternoons of July 2nd and August 16th for the Palio, but missed lessons will be held on other days. Christmas Holidays – The school will be closed from Saturday December 12th 2020 until Sunday January 10th, 2021 included. The school will re-open on Monday January 11th 2020.

SCHOOL CLOSURE 2019: Monday April 22nd, Thursday April 25th, Wednesday May 1st, Thursday August 15th, Friday November 1st (no make-up lessons will be held for lessons missed on these dates). For the Palio, on July 2nd and August 16 th the school will close in the afternoon. Missed afternoon lessons on the day of the Palio will be re-scheduled. Winter holidays – The school will be closed from Saturday December 7th, 2019 until Monday January 6th, 2020 included. The school will re-open on Tuesday January 7th, 2020. 2020 dates for Italian language in Italy are subject to change.

NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER CLASS: The minimum number of students in group courses is 5, maximum is 12 and the average is 10. The School reserves the right to offer an alternative course of equal value in the event of a class level that does not reach the minimum of 4 students. With 1 student the School will offer 1,5 private lesson plus 1 group lesson per day. In case of 2 students the School will offer 2 private lessons plus 1 group lesson per day. In case of 3 students the School will offer 2,5 private lessons plus 1 group lesson per day.

COURSE FEES INCLUDE: Didactic material except for text books (book costs from € 20,00 to € 35,00 depending on language level), certificate of attendance, full orientation of the school and the city of Siena upon arrival, social activities (except transportation fees, meals and entrance tickets), and assistance with police registration.

REGISTRATION FEE FOR SIENA: School registration fee: €30,00 (without accommodation placement). School registration + accommodation placement: €70,00 per student will be added to the tuition fees.

REGISTRATION FEE FOR ISCHIA/VITERBO: Registration fee of €70,00 will be added to the total fees which cover accommodation placement course enrollment, books and didactic material.

SCHOLARSHIPS & FAVORABLE CONDITIONS: Each year at Dante Alighieri Siena, we offer several scholarships to Italian Culture Institutes, Dante Alighieri Committees, Clergy and consecrated orders, foreign Universities and Italian schools abroad. 

You are entitled to a fee reductions on certain course:

  • if you already hold a Soc. Dante Alighieri membership card
  • if you are member of Clergy or from a consecrated order 

Please contact our booking office for more information.