Intensive summer course (July)

Students CIS July

Intensive Summer Course is an international summer school, existing since July 1978.

It can be attended for 3 or 2 weeks. Beyond the language lessons, the course offers cultural and recreational activities.


Due to the Coronavirus emergency, the intensive course of July 2021 will be online.


Duration: 3, 2 weeks

Weekly course organization:

-Live lessons: 15 hrs (3 a day, in the afternoon)

-Self-learning activities through the platform Moodle to improve listening, reading, grammar and phonetics and to discover new aspects of contemporary Italian culture (10 hrs).

Extra activities: 

Upon request, CIS organizes conversation lessons with 2/3  students and a dedicated teacher (5 hrs).


Live classroom sessions lessons include:

-Experience-based activities:

  • weekly project works

  • A literary competition

-Italian culture lessons (for level A2 and B1)

-Recreational activities:

  • Attendants will be given information about online events, like virtual tours to discover Bergamo.


Enrolment deadline: 31st May (beyond this date, subject to availability)

Levels: 3 - beginner (A1), elementary (A2), intermediate (B1), based on an entry test and an oral interview.

Minimum age required: 18

Maximum number of students in a virtual classroom: 15.

Final attendance certificate (50% compulsory course attendance).


Online application form

Dates and fees


Video of the Summer intensive course-2019