De Rada Italian Institute &
Centro Internazionale di Studi Deradiani
Italian language program in Calabria, Italy
De Rada Italian Institute is a non-profit educational
institute promoting the general diffusion of culture through education and exchange in
cooperation with Italy and other European countries. In Italy, De Rada Italian
Institute works with the Centro Internazionale di Studi Deradiani, a cultural, non-profit
organization, located in San Demetrio Corone, an old Italian town, very safe, friendly and
relaxing place, located in Calabria, which has historical roots in the cultures of ancient
Greece, Albania, Normandy, and Byzantium. The town is situated 15 minutes from the
Presila Mountains and 25 minutes from the Ionian Sea and the ancient Greek cities of
Sibari and Crotone.
The program offers courses in Beginning, Intermediate,
Advanced Italian, Italian Literature, History, Culture, Cuisine and Business.
In addition to attending classes five times a week and participating in weekly seminars
with prominent scholars, poets and writers, students will have access to various research
opportunities, internships with local artisans and business people, and the
Students may enjoy the nearby coast and mountains, visit
ancient Greek and Roman ruins, tour beautiful Byzantine churches and walk the streets of
medieval towns, learn to cook traditional dishes and visit local artisans, play soccer,
basketball and tennis, attend cultural events abound, from local traditional festivals, to
popular music concerts, to lectures by prominent Italian and international scholars, etc.
offered at the Collegio of Sant'Adriano, or in furnished apartments. Homestay is
also available upon request.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT:
Centro Internazionale di Studi
Vico I Dante 4, S. Demetrio Corone (CS), 87069 ITALY
tel/fax (011-39)0984-956049 / tel. 0984-956165 / fax 0984-956998
De Rada Italian Institute:
37 Kingston Hill Ct., Kingston, RI 02881, USA
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