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Enrolment and Course Fees

The Language Centre courses are open to all members of the EUI, including partners and visiting academics.

EUI language courses are free for EUI PhD and LL.M. researchers. Other EUI members may be required to pay course fees. Check your category below to find out whether and how much you have to pay. 

Additional language courses (anything other than English, Italian, French, German or Spanish) must be paid for. See the Additional languages page for more information.

 

 

 

 

Who can enrol in a course?


Please note that the first time you enrol in a language centre course you must show your EUI card to the Language Centre Assistant.

Enrolment Procedure


The teaching calendar consists of a pre-sessional period and three terms and to attend one or more courses you must enrol for each one before the start of every teaching period.

Generally at the end of each teaching period you will be able to register for courses being held in the next and it is advisable to regularly check the language pages for the latest information.

 N.B.: 1st year researchers are assigned to English and Italian courses for the pre-sessional period.

Please note that the first time you enrol in a language centre course you must show your EUI card to the Language Centre Assistant.
 

 

 

English for Acacemic Purposes

1.Choose the course or workshop you are interested in

2. Read the course description (time, place, content)

3. Click the "enrol now" button, fill in the enrolment form, click submit at the bottom of the page.

Attendance is compulsory once you have enrolled in a course.

 

 

Italian

1.Choose the course or workshop you are interested in

Absolute beginners: 1st year researchers are assigned to A1-beginner courses. Everyone else is kindly asked to fill in the pre-enrollment form.

Learners with previous knowledge: If you are not a beginner and have not participated in an EUI course before, you must sit a placement test. Please contact the Italian Unit.

Continuing Learners: Learners who already participated in a course do not need to take a placement test. They can directly enrol in the course indicated by the teacher (steps 2 and 3).

2. Read the course description (time, place, content)

3. Click the "enrol now" button, fill in the enrolment form, click submit at the bottom of the page.

Attendance is compulsory once you have enrolled in a course.

 

 

French, German and Spanish

1.Click on the language you are interested in: French, German, Spanish

2. Choose the course level

Absolute beginners: Absolute beginners for French, German and Spanish do not need to sit a placement test. They can register directly for the respective A1 course. Please note that the courses for absolute beginners start in October.

Learners with previous knowledge: If you are not a beginner and have not participated in an EUI course before, you must sit a placement test. Please contact: FrenchGermanSpanish

Continuing Learners: Learners who already participated in a course do not need to take a placement test. They can directly enrol in the course indicated by the teacher (steps 3 and 4).

3. Read the course description (time, place, content)

4. Click the "enrol now" button, fill in the enrolment form, click submit at the bottom of the page.

Attendance is compulsory once you have enrolled in a course.

 

 

 

Teaching Terms


The teaching calendar is divided into 4 blocks designed to fit with departmental seminar timetables. Some courses carry on throughout the year. Others are offered for one term only.

Language Centre Calendar
 Pre-sessional courses  September   four weeks
 First term  October-December  eight weeks
 Second term January-Easter   ten weeks
 Third term  Easter-June  six weeks

 

Note for administrative staff members


  • Staff members can attend all Language Centre courses together with researchers, with the exception of English.
  • There are English courses for staff only, focusing on language for the workplace. 



Do I have to pay? EUI categories and cost of courses


Check your category (1-3) below to find out whether and how much you have to pay. If you are unable to identify your category, the Language Centre Assistant will be able to help you.

 

Category 1Language Centre courses are free

  • Ph.D / LL.M. Researcher
  • Academic Assistant
  • Jean Monnet Fellow
  • Max Weber Fellow
  • Aeuifai
  • Canon Fellow
  • Erasmus/Exchange Student
  • Academy of Finland Fellow
  • Trainee: the first 25 hours of Italian are free
  • Administrative Staff (if agreed course by Director and HR service)
  • Policy Leaders fellows: the first 25 hours of Italian are free

 

 

 

Language Centre courses are free

 

Proof of payment must be sent to the Language Centre Assistant before starting a course

Category 2Number of hoursCost

 

  • Alumni

  • Fernand Braudel Fellow 

  • Marie Curie Fellow

  • Robert Schuman Fellow

  • Visiting Researcher/Students

  • Partner of EUI Researcher

  • Partner of Jean Monnet Fellow

  • Partner of Max Weber Fellow

  • Partner of Fernard Braudel Fellow

  • Partner of Marie Curie Fellow

  • Partner of Visiting Researcher

  • Partner of Robert Schuman Fellow

  • Partner of Academic Assistant

  • Policy Leaders fellows: apart from the first 25 hours of Italian

  • Trainee: apart from the first 25 hours of Italian

 

6

7.5

8

9

10.5

12

14

15

16

18

20

24

25

27 -27.5

30

32

36

40

 

free

€45

€50

€54

€65

€72

100

€90

€96

€108

€120

€144

€150

€162

€180

€192

€216

€240

 

Proof of payment must be sent to the Language Centre Assistant before starting a course

Category 3Number of hoursCost

 

  • Professor

  • Visiting Professor

  • Visiting Fellow

  • Partner of Professor

  • Partner of Staff

  • Partner of Visiting Professor

  • Partner of Visiting Fellow

 

6

7.5

8

9

10.5

12

14

15

16

18

20

24

25

27 -27.5

30

32

36

40

 

free

€ 90

€100

€108

€130

€144

€170

€180

€192

€216

€240

€260

€270

€280

€300

€320

€335

€350

 



All fees must be paid before starting a course. Fees cannot be refunded.
 

Procedure for paying fees



  1. Download and complete the form for feepayers
  2. Pay the amount due directly to the EUI bank (Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, Badia Fiesolana, Bank Corridor)
    Or pay by credit transfer IBAN: IT69M0306902887100000002912                     
  3. Take this form plus proof of payment to the Language Secretariat, Convento di San Domenico
    Or scan & email the form to the Language Centre Assistant
    Or send a photocopy by internal mail and an email to the Language Centre Assistant saying you have sent the form

 

 

Can I get a reimbursement?


If you withdraw from a language course, you will not be reimbursed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated on 12 September 2019