Knowledge of modern languages is compulsory for all students enrolled at PUL. In general, it is necessary to record knowledge of one or more modern languages by referring to one’s own cycle of studies. For specific rules it is advisable to consult the provisions of every single Faculty and Institute.
CLAS offers a wide range of modern language courses: English, French, Spanish, German through mother tongue teachers from the main cultural institutions in Rome: the British Council; the Institut français – Center Saint-Louis; the Instituto Cervantes; the Goethe-Institut. The courses are activated for all levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2) following the classification of knowledge based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Students are placed in the appropriate level group following an entry interview with the lectures. The courses are activated upon reaching an adequate minimum number of registrations per level.
The courses are annual for a total of 60 academic hours: they follow the academic calendar of curricular lessons.
Duration: from October to May without interruption between the two semesters (once a week per course).
All courses are open to internal students and external to the Pontifical Lateran University.
Attendance of the lessons is compulsory.
At the beginning of the course there is a level placement test, while at the end it will be possible to take an assessment exam.
For the Master’s Degree Course in Law, students will be required to achieve / certify level B2 within the administrative check for booking the degree discussion.