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Academic credentials - Study abroad programs in Sicily, Italy

Center for Italian Studies - Babilonia school, Taormina - Sicily

academic-credentials-babilonia-language-school-taorminaThe Italian language and culture courses offered to the Study Abroad in Sicily, Italy students at Babilonia - Center for Italian Language and Culture are accredited by the following accreditation bodies:

  • Ministry of Research and University
  • Italian Ministry of Education
  • ASILS (Associazione Scuole di Italiano Come Lingue Seconda)
  • Università Stranieri di Perugia (CELI exam centre)
  • Università "Ca Foscari" Venice (ITALS training centre)
  • Auburn University (U.S. university school of record)
  • Marist College (API Academic Programs International)


The following is a partial list of U.S. universities which have recognized academic credits for Babilonia - Center for Italian Language and Culture courses taken by Study Abroad in Sicily, Italy students.


  • Albertus Magnus College
  • Auburn University
  • Bard College
  • California State University San Marcos
  • California State University Stanislaus
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Colorado State University
  • DePaul University
  • East Carolina University
  • Elon University
  • George Washington University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • John Cabot University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Marist College
  • Mercyhurst College
  • Molloy College
  • Montclair State University
  • New York University
  • Notre Dame University
  • Pace University
  • Rice University
  • Saint Ambrose College
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • School for International Training (SIT)
  • University of Alabama
  • University of California
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Denver
  • Viterbo University



U.S. Teachers studying at Babilonia - Center for Italian Language and Culture have earned professional credits and continuing studies credits through their superintendents and regional accreditation boards.


Graduate credits have been awarded by several of the Universities listed above.


Graduate students have been awarded FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies Program) Fellowships for their language study at Babilonia - Center for Italian Language and Culture.

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Syllabi for programs are available for faculty members to review prior to approval of academic credits for study abroad in Sicily courses.
Students may directly transfer credits into their home university or earn US university credits through Auburn University.



For more specific details on study abroad programs, please contact:

Donnamarie Kelly Pignone

Kelly Pignone

U.S. Academic Advisor

tel/fax: (+1) 603-894-5552
Cell (+1) 978-828-3228


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