Language Laboratory - San Niccolò Building

Il Laboratorio
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The language lab is furnished with modern equipment and a vast array of books, films in original language, and audio CDs and CD-ROMs pertaining to the following languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, and German.

Those students enrolled in Scienze della Comunicazione (with B2 and C1 level English exams with four skills in their curriculum, and the possibility of taking a C2 course), masters degree courses in Language and Mind: Linguistics and Cognitive Studies, Public and Cultural Diplomacy (with curriculum that requires the C1or C2 level English exam which includes four skills), and Strategie e Tecniche della Comunicazione (which requires the B2 level English exam with four skills) must take a placement test in English at the Language Lab at the San Niccolò Building, located on Via Roma, 56 (0577 234848, in September

Student enrolled in the above courses do not need go the the Language Center in Piazza San Francesco.

It is advisable to book an appointment in order to take the placement test. The test will be held in the San Niccolò Language Lab during opening hours for those students who have not demonstrated a B1 level of English (including international students) and for those who were previously enrolled in other bachelor degree programs in which B1 was non obbligatory for graduation. 


Students can enrol in a B2 course by contacting the San Niccolò Language Lab counter in person, or by phoning 0577-234848.


For further information regarding enrolment in pass-fail exams (“idoneità”) please visti the page:


Opening times

Opening times: 


September 4, 2023: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 5, 2023: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 11, 2023: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 12, 2023: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.




Tel. (0577) 234848