FIAT ITALIA

IMPORTANT: The Fiat Italia program will be organized for the last time in 2023. The program will then be permanently closed due to the lack of financial resources based on the decision of the funding institution.

 

Applications will be open on February 13.

 

About the Program

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: July 30, 2023 – August 26, 2023
  • Course start & end dates: July 31, 2023 – August 25, 2023

 

SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI – FLORENCE

  • Arrival & Departure: July 30, 2023 – August 26, 2023
  • Course start & end dates: July 31, 2023 – August 25, 2023

 

Tuition and Accommodation Fees & Payment

Please see below for 2023 rates:

 

SCUDIT SCUOLA D’ITALIANO – ROME

Tuition:

4 weeks of language course (20 hours per week): 590 Euro (discounted from 740€)

Registration fee is included.

Accommodation:  

  • Option 1: Residence Conti (student residence): Double room – 480 Euros per person. Single room – 750 Euros per person
  • Option 2: B&B (San Giovanni area): Double room – 1,080 Euros per person. Single room – 1,620 Euros per person
  • Option 3: Hotel (Termini Station Area): Double room – 1,620 Euros per person. Single room – 2,430 Euros per person

*The school does not take responsibility for sudden increases due to fluctuations in the price of electricity and gas.

 

SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI – FLORENCE

Tuition:

4 weeks of language course (20 hours per week): 660€

Registration fee is included.

Accommodation: 

  • Option 1: Single room in a shared apartment (kitchen and bathroom shared with other students) Euro 729 per student
  • Option 2: Double room in a shared apartment (kitchen and bathroom shared with other students) Euro 540 per student

 

*IMPORTANT: ACCOMMODATION SCHOLARSHIP IS A FIXED AMOUNT OF 480 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)” as the description
  • Email the bank receipt as proof of payment to info@scudit.net and cc Metehan Aldoğan at mealdogan@ku.edu.tr

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

Scholarship

*Full scholarship and partial scholarship will be given as this is the final year of the program.

Students who wish to apply for the scholarship must meet all the application criteria given below:

  • Complete the ITAL 201, 202, 301 and 302 courses at Koç University with a minimum C grade. Those who have taken all of the four courses will be given full scholarship including the tuition, accommodation and round flight ticket (from and to Istanbul only). Those who have completed ITAL 201, 202 and 301 at Koç University with a minimum C grade 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.

*Scholarship covers accommodation in Residence Conti in Rome (480 Euro) only. Scholarship does NOT cover accommodation in other options.

*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 must be made by the students to the schools in Rome and Florence directly via bank transfer 60 days in advance of the start of the program, latest.
  • To pay the school fee/tuition, you have two options. You can pay it via bank transfer before you go, or, you can pay it in cash or via credit card at the school in Rome or Florence on the first day of the program.

 

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

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 14, 2023!

 

 

Program Coordinator

Metehan Aldoğan

Global Programs and Projects Assistant Specialist

Email: mealdogan@ku.edu.tr

Cel: +90 549 578 1192