MINIMUM AGE – The school accepts students less than 18 years old only under the supervision and legal responsibility of their parents.
FEES INCLUDE – Lessons, Certificates, use of facilities such as the library and study zones, social activities if not indicated otherwise by the school.
FEES DO NOT INCLUDE – Textbooks, Accommodation, Examination Fees, Transfer from and to the railway / Airport, Bank charges, Insurance, Internet-point access and other fees not expressly mentioned under the title “fees include”.
ENROLMENT AND PAYMENT – Applications should be sent to the booking office at least 30 days before the beginning of the course together with the deposit (200,00 Euro). For all other applications (less than 30 days of the beginning of the course) it is necessary to pay the total fee in full (sending us by fax/email copy of the bank transfer) or sending us credit card details in writing, authorizing us to charge the total fee immediately (in case of no show no refunde is possible).
BALANCE – The balance must be paid before the starting date of the course.
METHODS OF PAYMENT – You need to produce evidence of payment. Payment can be made by: Bank transfer, Cash or Credit card. A transaction fee will be applied when you pay by credit cards (Visa charge of 2,5%, Mastercard charge of 4.0%), with a minimum charge of Euro 5.00
ACCOMMODATION – The accommodation department doesit’s out-most to ensure that accommodation is the most suitable possible for each student, through carefully following the enrolment form preferences. Please report any specific requirements and expectations before receiving the family details. Any accommodation changes will be taken into consideration only if the students reports serious consideration and/or serious discomforts.
ACCOMMODATION CHANGES – The accommodation department does it's utmost to ensure that the accommodation is the most suitable possible for each student, through carefully following the enrolment form preferences. Please report any specific requirements and expectations before receiving the family details. Any accommodation changes will be taken in to consideration only if the students report serious consideration and/or serious discomfort. An extra fee of 30,00 Euro will be applied for any accommodation changes.
INFORMATION – The school will send you all the necessary information (by email or fax) at least 2 weeks before the beginning of your course, only after receiving the total fees due (course + accommodation + administration fee).
DAMAGE – If any damage is incurred to the property of the school or to third parties contracted by the school, the cost of these damages must be settled immediately at the school by those responsible.
BEHAVIOUR: SDA Siena naturally expects all students to treat fellow students, flat mates and families with respect. Students are responsible for the day to day cleaning of their room/apartments. Cur few is 2am and Check out time is 11 am.
TRANSPORT – Monthly bus passes are available for our students. We offer an airport pick-up service to Siena from Pisa, Florence, Bologna and Rome at a fixed rate that must be booked through the enrolment form with the exact flight details.
POSTPONING – In case of postponing the beginning of the course with more than two weeks warning, the school will apply 50,00 Euro compensation for the accommodation. With less than one week warning the school will apply the fee of one week accommodation.
BREAK – If you book 12 weeks or more you are entitle to take 2 weeks break.
STUDY GRANTS – 30% reduction (minimum registration 4 weeks) for grants awarded by the Italian Foreign Office, 10% discount on all course prices to members of the Clergy, international organization and foreign embassy, members of the Società Dante Alighieri (minimum registration 4 weeks), Erasmus students based in Siena (minimum registration 4 weeks).
STUDENT VISA – Citizens of the EU that stay less than 90 days do not require a visa to enter Italy. Non EU Citizens must contact the nearest Italian Embassy or Consulate to check the details regarding entry permits prior to apply for a course. We will then provide the enrolment requisite to assist in obtaining a visa. This form however can only be issued after full registration has taken place and fees are fully paid. You are responsible for obtaining visas and for any visa-related expenses such as the Federal express cost (approximatively Euro 35) will be added to the total fees.
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – No lessons will take place on public holidays as indicated on the registration form . No refund will be made for these lessons.
LANGUAGE OF THE LESSONS – all our lessons and activities are conducted in Italian if not otherwise specified.
RESPONSABILITY – The school is not liable for the loss, damage or injury to persons or property. The school has the right to expel students from its premises or accommodation in case of hill behaviour. Students are responsible of the actions and to cover any expanses of the damages they have created.
INSURANCE – Students are strongly advised to take out medical and personal insurance before leaving their home country.
PERSONAL DETAILS – Student authorize Sienalingue srl with their enrolment to use their personally information on its official mailing list. Participants may also periodically receive information, publicity or promotional material. However students may at any time, request that such personal data be removed from the mailing list of the School, in accordance with Italian law. COURSE CHANGES – Deposit and fees are not transferable from person to person.
COURSE LEVEL: If you wish to change your course level, please refer to the Director of Studies
MINIMUM NUMBERS: The school reserves the right to offer an alternative course of equal value in the event of insufficient applications.
CANCELLATION POLICY – Cancellation of a course must be sent only in written form. More than 30 days before the beginning of the course : the administration fees ( 70.00 euro ), between 30 and 15 days before the beginning of the course : the administration fees ( 70 euro ) and 30% of the tuition fees, between 14 and 7 days before the beginning of the course : the administration fees ( 70 euro ) and 50% of the tuition fees, less than 7 days before the start of the course : the administration fees ( 70.00 euro), 100% of the tuition fees, 50% of the accommodation costs, in case of no show without any notice, School would charge in full the Administration fees, tuition fees, and accommodation costs.
LOST/STOLEN OBJECTS: The school is not responsible for any lost / stolen objects in or out of the school (including in the accommodation).
ACCEPTANCE – When paying for the deposit the student also accepts all the above terms and conditions
The Programs shown in our web-site/brochure are only indicative, the management reserves the right to alter dates, times and contents of courses at any time. On your arrival at the school we will give you the revised schedule. The school reserves the right to adjust fees in the event of particular international monetary situations.