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The University for Foreigners of Siena is a public university specialized in the teaching of Italian as well as many other languages. It also specializes in scientific research on the diffusion of the ... Read More

The University for Foreigners of Siena is a public university specialized in the teaching of Italian as well as many other languages. It also specializes in scientific research on the diffusion of the Italian language and culture in the world and in contact between Italian and other languages and cultures. At the University for Foreigners of Siena, you can learn European languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan, as well as non-European languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Korean to become a professional in tourism, translation, economics, legal and sociological fields. The university has received the European Label for Languages eleven times, from 2004 to 2018. This is an award given by the European Union for language projects that have promoted the teaching and learning of languages through innovation and effective teaching practices, encouraging awareness of European linguistic heritage and motivating citizens to pursue multilingualism throughout their lives. In addition, the University has obtained the UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 certification for the Italian language courses, CILS, and DITALS certifications. This certification guarantees quality and reliability for all students. Read Less