main language is Italian. However there is usually at least a studio in English and some teachers prefer
to express themselves in English. In any case there will usually an assistant on hand to help whoever
Also thanks to the international environment, the many foreign-language
students at the Accademia have never found language a social or academic obstacle. The best graduates
students have consistently been foreign speaking (German, Japanese, Israeli etc..)
INTENSIVE COURSE FOR NON ITALIAN-SPEAKING STUDENTS
Autumn Semester, USI Accademia di architettura offers an Italian language intensive course of two weeks
before begin of the semester.
All non Italian-speaking students are invited
to participate free of charge.
2 September - 13 September 2013
floor Turconi building
and afternoon from Monday till Friday
The ILI institute, Istituto di lingua e cultura
italiana di Lugano, offers courses for non native-speaker students who want to learn Italian.
Scuola di lingua e cultura
Via Basilea 22-Gradinata Mimosa
+41 91 950 86 86
Fax: +41 91 950 86 87