AUR offers M.A. students an optional extracurricular 30-hour introductory course in Italian Language Skills for Graduate Studies.

The course will meet five hours a week (divided into three weekly sessions) over the first six weeks of the semester to best fit in with the academic demands and schedules of all the M.A. programs, and it will be recorded as pass/fail on student transcripts. 

The course fee is 500 US Dollars or 400 Euros. (A minimum enrollment of 10 students must be met in order for the course to run; maximum capacity: 16.)