You are here

Courses of English  

First year students at the University of Milan must meet specific English language requirements for the a.y. 2018 -2019.

Students with an English certificate (4 skills fulfilled) recognized by the University of Milan and achieved no more than three years  (two years for IELTS) , must upload it during the enrolment procedure.

Students without a language certificate must attend a Placement test between October and December 2018. The Placement test is managed by the Language Centre of the University of Milan (Servizio Linguistico dell’Ateneo di Milano – SLAM).

 


Language Certifications of English, recognised by the University of Milan

Language certificates of English recognised by the University of Milan

Language certificates of English recognised by the University of Milan

top

Placement test

How to subscribe

Students without a valid language certificate have to subscribe to the Placement test between October and December 2018, by using the Sifa online services and following this path: Exams in your Study Plan à Exams of your study Plan à Placement test.

Features

The Placement test is a computer-based test and lasts 60 minutes. The test is adaptive (it adapts to the student’s ability level) and consists of two parts: Listening and Use of English.

The test provides a CEFR level  (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Students with disabilities

In order to obtain the compensatory tools during the Placement test, students with disabilities or learning difficulties (DSA) have to provide a valid certification and send it to www.unimi.infostudente.it , by choosing the category “Servizio Linguistico di Ateneo (SLAM)” within 10 days before the exam date.

What next

At the end of the Placement test, if students reached the CEFR level required by their Plan of Study, depending on what their study plan requires, they will fulfil the Obbligo formativo aggiuntivo (OFA) or they will accomplish the accertamento linguistico,  obtaining the related ECTS credits.

If the CEFR level reached is lower from what it is required, students will have to attend an English course, to be held in the II semester 2018-2019.

For further information:

www.unimi.infostudente.it

by choosing the category 'Servizio Linguistico di Ateneo (SLAM)

top


English courses

The courses consist of 60 hours of frontal lessons and 60 hours of self-study on an e-learning platform. English courses addressed to students of Political, Economic and Social Sciences or Medical Biotechnoloy and Biotecnology consist of 40 hours of frontal lessons and 60 hours of self – study on the e-learning platform.

How to subscribe

Admission to  English courses is automatic, depending on the results of the Placement test. Individual subscription is not possible.

The attendance of the course is compulsory. It is possible to be exempted from a course only by uploading a language certification during the enrolment procedure or by sending a language certificate to www.unimi.infostudente.it , by choosing the category “Servizio Linguistico di Ateneo (SLAM)".

Classes

English courses will be held in the second semester. The location of the courses will vary depending on the area of study of the students.

Final test

At the end of the English course, a final test will be held in computer rooms. Only students who attended at least the 75% of lessons (70% for Science and Technology’s students) and completed all of the e-learning platform activities will be admitted to the final test.

In case of success, students depending on what their study plan requiresm will fulfill the Obbligo Formativo Aggiuntivo (OFA) or they will accomplish the accertamento linguistico, obtaining the related ECTS credits.

In case of failure, students will have five further attempts, even not consecutive, during the whole study cycle.

For further information:

www.unimi.infostudente.itLink verso un sito esterno by choosing the category 'Servizio Linguistico di Ateneo (SLAM)

top