There's a 3 week language course for erasmus students in September for 1st semester and again in February for 2nd semester students. It's definitely worth flying out that little bit earlier in time for this course. It's a really good ice-breaker, a great way to meet other erasmus students and build a rapport with the Italian students on the STEP comittee and the teachers are really helpful if you need any accomodation or settling-in advice.
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