Language Laboratory - San Niccolò Campus

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 (even if you have a B1 or higher level certificate) at the Language Lab at the San Niccolò campus, located on Via Roma, 56 (0577 234848,

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


In ordert to take the test, you must register in the lab by presenting two photos, an Identity card or passport, and your student number.



Opening times

The San Niccolò language lab is open at the following times until March 31st:


- Monday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

- Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

- Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

- Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

- Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Please note: the QPT (Quick Placement Test) can only be taken on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. It is not possible to take the test on Wednesday and Thursday.