Would you like to spend four weeks of your summer holiday by practicing your Italian and delving into the Italian culture?

We are glad to share with you the details of this year’s “Fiat Italia” program.

About The Course

The Fiat Italia program presents you two options: Rome and Florence. In the language schools that Koç University partners with specifically for this program,

students take 20 hours of Italian language classes per week for four weeks, while at the same time having the opportunity to get to know the Italian culture better.

Program Dates

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

SCUDIT SCUOLA D’ITALIANO – ROME

  • Arrival & Departure:  August 2, 2020 – August 29, 2020 
  • Course start & end dates:  August 3, 2020 – August 28, 2020 

 

SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI – FLORENCE

  • Arrival & Departure:  August 2, 2020 – August 29, 2020 
  • Course start & end dates:  August 3, 2020 – August 28, 2020 

Tuition and Accommodation Fees & Payment

Please see below for 2020 rates:

 

SCUDIT SCUOLA D’ITALIANO – ROME

  • 4 weeks of language course (20 hours per week):  450€  (discounted from 640€) 
  • 4 weeks of accommodation in a double room:  415€ + 50€ of deposit will be collected in cash. The deposited amount will be returned at the end of the program.
  • 4 weeks of accommodation in a single room:  550€ + 50€ of deposit will be collected in cash. The deposited amount will be returned at the end of the program.

 

SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI – FLORENCE

  • 4 weeks of language course (20 hours per week):  550€ 
  • 4 weeks of accommodation in a double room:  600€ + 50€ of deposit will be collected in cash. The deposited amount will be returned at the end of the program.
  • 4 weeks of accommodation in a single room: 800€ + 50€ of deposit will be collected in cash. The deposited amount will be returned at the end of the program.

 

* IMPORTANT: ACCOMMODATION SCHOLARSHIP IS A FIXED AMOUNT OF 456 EUR FOR BOTH ROME AND FLORENCE. STUDENTS WHO WISH TO GO TO FLORENCE ON A SCHOLARSHIP BASIS WILL HAVE TO PAY THE DIFFERENCE IN ACCOMMODATION FEE OUT OF THEIR OWN POCKETS. 

 

** PLEASE NOTE THAT ELECTRICITY IS VERY EXPENSIVE IN FLORENCE, AND IT IS AN ESPECIALLY HIGH COST DURING SUMMER MONTHS DUE TO AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS IN THE APARTMENTS. FOR THIS REASON, THE ELECTRICITY BILL MAY BE CHARGED TO THE STUDENTS SEPARATELY BY LANDLORDS AND MAY BE AS HIGH AS A FEW HUNDRED EUROES PER APARTMENT. THE BILL IS THEN SPLIT AMONG THE STUDENTS WHO SHARE THE APARTMENTS. SCHOLARSHIP DOES NOT COVER THE ELECTRICITY COST IN FLORENCE.

HOW TO MAKE THE ACCOMMODATION PAYMENT:

 

FOR ROME:

 

  • Pay the accommodation fee to the bank account detailed below:

 

Bank name: Deutsche Bank S.p.A. – Largo Brindisi no. 20 – agency 352

Beneficiary: Scudit Scuola d’Italiano S.r.l.

Beneficiary address: Via la Spezia, 34, 00182 Roma RM, Italy

Account no.: 000000821780

IBAN: IT52U0310403210000000821780

Swift Code (BIC): DEUTITMMXXX

 

  • Make sure to write “Koc Uni housing fee for (Your full name)”

 

 

FOR FLORENCE

 

  • Pay the accommodation fee to the bank account detailed below:

 

Bank name: UniCredit Banca, Via de’ Vecchietti 11, 50123 Firenze

Beneficiary: Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

Account no: 5283690

IBAN: IT76B 02008 02837 00000 5283690

BIC (Swift): UNCR IT M1 F86

 

  • Make sure to write “Koc Uni housing fee for (Your full name)”

 

 

*All bank transfer charges will be charged to the sender.

Scholarship

There is a limited amount of scholarship for this program. Students who wish to apply for the scholarship must meet all the application criteria given in the following section.  

Application Requirements and Deadline

There is a limited amount of scholarship for this program. Students who wish to apply for the scholarship must meet the criteria below:  

 

  • Complete the 201, 202, 301 and 302 courses at Koç University. Those who have taken all of the four courses will be given full scholarship including the tuition, accommodation and round flight ticket. Those who have taken 201, 202 and 301 will be given partial scholarship that will cover the tuition and accommodation fees only.
  • All courses must be completed at Koç University.
  • A minimum of 2.0 GPA
  • Students who received a scholarship during previous Fiat Italia programs are not eligible to apply for a scholarship again.
  • After the application deadline, all applications will be assessed by the evaluation committee and students who are selected for a scholarship will be notified.

 

The scholarship will NOT cover the visa fees, ground transportation, travel insurance, and personal expenses. 

 

IMPORTANT FOR NON-SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS:

  • Your spot in the program will only be secured when you make the accommodation payment.
  • Accommodation payment will be made by the students to the schools in Rome and Florence directly via bank transfer before June 29.
  • Some apartments are in better condition and better location than the others and the better apartments are limited in number. So the sooner you make the accommodation payment, the higher your chance of getting a better place to stay! First come first served!
  • You are free to make your accommodation payment anytime between now and June 29.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the details of how you can make the accommodation payment
  • For the school fee/tuition, you have two options. You can pay it also via bank transfer before you go. Or you can pay it at the school in Rome or Florence on the first day of the program.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 11, 2020! 

DEADLINE TO MAKE THE ACCOMMODATION PAYMENT IS JUNE 29, 2020! 

 

ACCOMMODATION PAYMENT IS NON-REFUNDABLE! ONCE YOU MAKE THE PAYMENT, IT WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED TO YOU IN CASE YOU CANCEL YOUR PARTICIPATION.

Program Coordinator

Hülya Nouh

International Programs & Projects

Assistant Specialist

Cel: +90 532 277 35 29