General Conditions of Participation

Payment of Fees

To confirm the enrolment ,together with the application, students have to pay the deposit of € 160,00. Deposit is not an additional cost, but part payment of fees. Following the receipt of the confirmation, we must receive the paid balance at least 20 days before the beginning of the course. For late enrolments (i.e. less than 20 days) the global tuition fee must be paid upon enrolment.
Payments can be made: by postal money order , by bank transfer to the appropriate School’s Bank Account:
SCUOLA PALAZZO MALVISI SNC – BAGNO DI ROMAGNA
CASSA DEI RISPARMI DI FORLI’E DELLA ROMAGNA – AGENZIA BAGNO DI ROMAGNA (FC)
IBAN: IT61 C060 1067 7001 0000 0000 987  –  BIC:   IBSPIT2FXXX    

The School will not be responsible for bank charges pertaining to the payee’s bank and will debit the student if this charges are transferred to the School’s account.

Cancellation

Cancellations must be sent to the school center by registered letter, telegram, fax or email.
If a cancellation is made more than 20 days before the beginning of the course, the school will refund the total amount except the advanced payment of € 160,00, which can be applied to a future course within 12 months after the original course starting date.
If a cancellation is made up to one week before the beginning of the course, the school retains the deposit, one week’s tuition and one week’s accommodation.
If cancellation is made after the course has been started, the school reserves the right to make no  refund.
Courses begin every Monday (except on Public Holidays). There can be no refund for students who begin their booked courses late, or leave before the end of a session, or miss lessons.
The school  refuses claims which have not been made by a student during her/his stay at Scuola Palazzo Malvisi and within 7 days after departure and  refuses claims made by a third person appointed by the student to act in her/his name.
For the Group Courses, should there be only one participant for a certain  course/level, a private tuition package of 10 lessons per week will be offered, in case of two participants only, instead of 26 group lessons, will be offered 20 group lessons per week.

Accommodation

Upon request we assist students in finding suitable lodgings. All accommodation is personally selected and regularly visited by our staff. Your accommodation will be provided from Sunday ( On request from Saturday ) before the course begins, until the Saturday morning after the course has finished. Double room are only guarantee for people enrolling in pairs. The school acts only as an intermediary regarding the lodgins and takes no responsability regarding the relationship between the renter and the students.
For those lodging in apartments, it is advisable to bring own towels. Please advise in advance your approximate arrival time.. The price of the accommodation in Studio Apartment, doesn’t include the heating costs, that will be calculate separately at the end of the stay.
The School reserves the right to levy an additional administration fee to cover the costs of any changes that are requested to pre-booked accommodations;  to change accommodation and /or offer alternatives on the rare occasions the School is unable to provide the accommodation requested.
Only full weeks are calculated.

What is included in the price

G – G + I – I – CD Number of lessons as specified per each course. Text book and teaching material. Certificate of studies.
HT Home tuition Language Course / One-to-one course at Teacher’s home 20 lessons. Accommodation in single room and half board.
TC Option A 10 individual lessons and 6 group lessons per week, teaching material, certificate a thermal treatment package as specified in the course programme.
TC Option B 10 individual lessons per week, teaching material, certificate a thermal treatment package as specified in the course programme.
GK 16 Group lessons of Italian, teaching material, certificate, 12 practical cooking lessons, cooking text book, all dinners after cooking class, wine, a guided excursion in a vineyard, wine tasting.
GB Option A Italian Language Group Course 26 lessons, teaching material, certificate, two  organized cycle rides, technical assistance.
GB Option B Italian Language Course: Individual tuition 15 lessons, teaching material, certificate, three  organized cycle rides, technical assistance.
GNW Italian Language Group Course 20 lessons, teaching material, certificate, 3 organized trekking with the assistance of a guide of the National Park,  transfer  to  the starting points of the excursions, 3  thermal treatments (1 thermal pool, 1 natural sauna, 1 massage).
GG One week Italian Language Course+Golf: 12 Individual tuitions, teaching material, Certificate, 3 golf  excursions with your Italian teacher, 3 green fees.
GA Italian Language Group Course 16 lessons per week, teaching material, certificate, all tours, all local experts and specialists,  lunch or dinner with teachers, wine tasting in the Vinery, one thermal swimming pool.
GT Option A
Italian Language Group Course 18 lessons per week, teaching material, certificate. Two guided truffle’s searching, 1 lunch with truffles and mushrooms in a typical local restaurant, 1 cooking lesson, 1 guided excursion in a vineyard and wine tasting.
GT Option B
Italian Language Course 12 Individual tuitions per week, teaching material, certificate. Two guided truffle’s searching, 1 lunch with truffles and mushrooms  in a typical local restaurant, 1 cooking lesson, 1 guided excursion to a vineyard and wine tasting.