ENROLLMENT

The student has to fill in he Application Form and send it to Italian me School along with:

  • € 50,00 as payment of the registration fee
  • deposit of 30% of the global tuition fee

Students reserving courses less than 15 days before course starting date should send the full payment with the registration form.
The enrolment is considered valid upon receipt of a written confirmation by the school.

COURSE PAYMENT

The balance of the global course fee is due no later than 15 days before the course starting date.
The payment can be made through:

    • Credit card (Visa, American express, Diners); 
    • Bank transfer to:

Account on the name of BFB Lingua e Cultura S.r.L. MONTE DEI PASCHI DI SIENA
Filiale 1859 – Firenze Ag. 31
Indirizzo Filiale: Piazza della Signoria 22/R – Firenze IBAN: IT78B0103002828000001449513
BIC – SWIFT PASCITM1W25

Please indicate clearly the student’s name and the starting date of the course.

    • Cash upon arrival.

CANCELLATION

Cancellations must be communicated to the school by a letter or an email.
The registration fee is not refunded under any circumstances.
Students must advise Italian me of course cancellation at least 15 days in advance in order to receive a 75% refund for the course.
Students must advise Italian me of course cancellation between 14 and 8 days in advance in order to receive a 50% refund.
If communication of course cancellation is provided less than 7 days before the beginning of the course, Italian me won’t provide any refund.
Once the course has begun, no refund will be provided, neither for discontinuous attendance, nor for leaving early.
In case of force majeure (owing to a cause beyond student’s control) it is possible to have a voucher to be used within 12 months

LESSONS

Lessons are held from Monday to Friday, either in the morning or in the afternoon. Lessons will not take place on public holidays as indicated on our calendar. No refund will be made for these days. In case of cancellation of a private lesson by the student to info@italianme.it or 0552741464 less than 24 hours before it, the lesson will be considered lost. Not attending a group lesson, won’t entitle the student to recover it. In the event of suspension of the course by the student , the remaining classes may be completed within a time frame of one year starting from the enrolment date. In case of the student is the only participant in the course, the school reserves the right to convert the group lessons into individual ones.

PARTICIPANTS

Minimum age for admission is 18 years. 
There is not a minimum number of participants to start a course. The maximum group size is 8 participants.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Upon student request, the school can provide assistance in the search of the accommodation for the duration of the course, offering various options. The search of accommodation is not binding for the student who is free to search on their own. The cost of this service is €40.00, regardless of the duration of the stay, and will be charged only after the student accepts the proposed accommodation. The service offers the possibility to the student to pay the accommodation cost directly to the school, who will then deal with the accommodation payment on their behalf. The relationship between the structure and the student will be governed by the parties in accordance with current legislation.

As for shared flats or independent flats a cash deposit of minimum € 100 is required as a damage caution. The caution has to be paid directly to the landlord and it will be refunded at the end of the stay unless of proved damages by the student.

INSURANCE

The school is insured for damages suffered by students during the course of the educational activity for the proven responsibility of the Institute, the damages suffered due to the inadequate behavior of the students that can cause physical and material damage to third parties or between them are not included.

Students are not insured against illness, accidents, theft or loss of personal possessions. We recommend to have personal insurance to cover illness and injuries. Citizens from EU countries, who hold an European Health Insurance Card benefit from free medical care in Italy. Students from other countries are advised to check their insurance benefits abroad.

STUDENT VISA

If Visa is requested, we recommend to contact the local Italian Embassy. Special booking conditions apply in case the student needs documents for Visa application. Once the school has received the evidence of payment of the percentage of the tuition fee required by the Italian embassy we will send you the Certificate of Enrolment for Visa. If the original certificate of enrolment is required, the school could send via Express Courier the original copies with an extra charge.

Students who do not get the Visa must notify the school in writing showing a proof of rejection from the Italian Embassy. In this case they are entitled to a complete refund less the Registration Fee of €50.

PERSONAL DATA

The student authorizes the School Italian me to use his\her personal data in according with the current Italian law (n.196\2003) which foresees that this information will be kept in archival form. The student also authorizes Italian me to include his/her personal data in a mailing list and to send, periodically, information about the courses offered. The  student may request at any moment that all this information is delated.

PHOTOGRAPHS AND VIDEO PICTURES

The school reserves the right to use student comments, photographs and video pictures taken during the class hours or extra activities to the purpose of publishing promotional material. The right can be interdicted by the student in writing at any moment.

QUIRES AND COMPLAINTS

Students should share any problems with the school immediately in order to receive all the assistance and help needed to resolve any issues arising during the stay at school. No retrospective complaints are accepted.

CONDUCT

Students are expected to observe a behavior based on standards of courtesy and respect for cultural, racial and religious differences.

RESPONSIBILITY

The school is non liable for any lost of property on the premises.