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

We are glad to share with you that “Fiat Italia” is back!

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 12, 2022!

 

APPLY NOW

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Fiat Italia program presents you with 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

SCUDIT SCUOLA D’ITALIANO – ROME

  • Arrival & Departure:  July 31, 2022 – August 27, 2022
  • Course start & end dates:  August 1, 2022 – August 26, 2022

 

SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI – FLORENCE

  • Arrival & Departure:  July 31, 2022 – August 27, 2022
  • Course start & end dates:  August 1, 2022 – August 26, 2022

TUITION AND ACCOMMODATION FEES & PAYMENT

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: 460€ + 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: 600€ + 50€ of deposit will be collected in cash. The deposited amount will be returned at the end of the program.

 

EXTRA CULTURAL ACTIVITIES IN ROME

The school organizes a visit to one of the places listed below:

– Foro Boario

– Campo Marzio

– Ghetto

– Laterano area

 

SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI – FLORENCE

  • 4 weeks of language course (20 hours per week): 580€
  • 4 weeks of accommodation in a double room: 460
  • 4 weeks of accommodation in a single room: 650

 

EXTRA CULTURAL ACTIVITIES IN FLORENCE

– Guided tour of the city every two weeks free

– Guided visit to Palazzo Vecchio Euro 5 per student

– Guided tour to particular places “quartieri” of Florence free

– Wine tasting: Euro 15 per student

– Aperitivo or Pizza with teachers: Euro 10 per student

– Cinema free

– Weekend excursion in towns in Tuscany /Chianti area, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Siena, Lucca and more) from Euro 60 up to Euro 90 per excursion.

 

* IMPORTANT:

THE ACCOMMODATION SCHOLARSHIP IS A FIXED AMOUNT OF 460 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)”
  • Email the bank receipt as proof of payment to info@scudit.net and cc Nilüfer Akpınar Şahin at nakpinar@ku.edu.tr 

 

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

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

  • Complete the 201, 202, 301, and 302 courses at Koç University. Those who have taken all of the four courses will be given a full scholarship including the tuition, accommodation, and round flight ticket. Those who have taken 201, 202, and 301 courses may be given a partial scholarship that will cover the tuition and accommodation fees on the condition that there are still available funds after all the full scholarships are distributed. 
  • All Italian 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 24.
  • 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 24.
  • For the school fee/tuition, you have two options. You can pay it also via bank transfer before you go. Or you can pay for it at the school in Rome or Florence on the first day of the program.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 12, 2022! 

DEADLINE TO MAKE THE ACCOMMODATION PAYMENT IS JUNE 24, 2022! 

 

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

 

APPLY NOW

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Nilüfer Akpınar Şahin, B397

International Projects and Education Programs Team Leader

nakpinar@ku.edu.tr 

549 778 65 82