Rules & Regulations

The school is open from Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm and on Fridays from 9:00 am to 5:00pm. The school is closed on the following holidays: Jan. 1, Jan. 6, Easter Monday, Apr. 25, May 1, June 2, June 29, Aug. 15, Nov. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 25-26.
Lessons occurring on these holidays for groups: GI, IFI, SGC are not reimbursed nor are make up classes scheduled.

Registration

To register and reserve your place in a class you must send your registration form and a deposit of 30% of the total course cost. The registration fee is included in the course price and covers: a certificate issued at the end of the class, books and/or other related course materials, welcome and orientation, and some extracurricular activities.

Housing

Italiaidea provides assistance finding accommodation to students only upon receipt of the 30% deposit for the chosen course. This service has an extra charge of 40 Euros. Accommodation fees must be paid on the day of arrival directly to the landlord/lady.

Payment

May be made in any of the following ways:

  • Automatic bank transfer (the sender assumes any bank fees)
    ITALIAIDEA SRL Banca Popolare Commercio e Industria/UBI Banca
    Agenzia 39, Corso Vitt. Emanuele II, 25 – 00186 Roma
    C.C. 4476 – ABI 3111 – CAB 03203
    SWIFT: BLOP IT 22782
    IBAN: IT32G0311103203000000004476
    Transaction fees: to be paid by the sender.
  • Credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard) online via our web site, or via fax (+39 06 69202174). Payments by fax must include: name of the cardholder, card number, expiration date, CVV-security number, amount to be charged and signature. The remaining total balance payment for group or individual courses must be made within the first day. No reductions or reimbursements are given for missed classes, early departure, or late arrival.

Group courses

Transfer from a group course to an individual course is not allowed. To change date, level, and kind of course, the authorization of the director is necessary. The school reserves the right to cancel a group course for under- enrollment and to suggest an alternative course of equal value. The starting dates listed for group courses are obligatory only for absolute beginners.

Individual courses

Changes in the times of individual lessons, standard and flex, must be communicated by 6:00 pm on the day before the lesson. In the case of lessons arranged on a Monday, changes must be made by 4:00 pm of the preceding Friday. For standard individual classes a maximum of two schedule changes will be accepted (after which all lessons will be as per the schedule and will be charged at the full rate).

Cancellations

Cancellations must be sent via fax, post, or email. Course balance reimbursements will be given only when the cancellation is communicated 4 full weeks before the course starting date. The deposit and registration fee are not reimbursable under any circumstance.

Student Visa

In cases where a student visa is necessary, Italiaidea furnishes the necessary documentation required by the Italian Consulate or Italian Embassy. To receive this documentation, Italiaidea requires pre-payment of a 40 euro visa assistance fee, and a 50 percent deposit on the total cost of the selected course.

Personal data

The participant authorizes Italiaidea Srl to include her/his personal data on a mailing list for the purpose of enrollment. The participant may also periodically receive information, publicity or promotional material. In accordance with Italian law (art. 13, 675/96) the participant may at any time request the removal of her/his personal data from the mailing list of the school.

Thank you.