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Italian Language and Culture School

Calabria  San Demetrio Corone, Calabria

 June 14-July 11, 2019











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You may apply to the De Rada Programs

even if you missed the deadline



University of Rhode Island Program at the De Rada Summer Institute

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Learn Italian in Italy with us!



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Studia l'Italiano e Scopri la Cultura del Mediterraneo
Study Italian and Discover Mediterranean Culture

"The strength of this program lies in our strong academic integrity and in our innovative approach to learning. We combine traditional classroom teaching and interactions with local people, culture, traditions and cuisine."

Michelangelo La Luna, Ph.D., Program Director

High School & College Language & Cultural Courses, Films Shooting,
 Scolarships, Special Guests
& Innovative Courses

Summer Programs 2019

June 14-July 11

Study Italian while Participating in the Production of an Independent Movie,

Learn how to Cook & Paint

Spend a week at University of Calabria



(weekly programs also available)




Summer Special Guests:

Dacia Maraini

Nobel Prize Nominee & Winner of the Strega & Campiello Literary Prizes

Carmine Abate

One of the Best Writers in Italy

Translated in several languages

Winner of the 2012

Campiello Literary Prize  


           Tommaso Affaldano

Worldwide Recognized Gelato Maker


Special Scholarships 2019



You may apply to the Program
even if you missed the deadline.

Applications welcome from everyone
We welcome students  and adult learners  from all around the world (please see the student and adult learner evaluations). The De Rada Institute does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, religion or national origin.   

Please Join Our

Calabria Reunion Dinner


Donations to our non-profit organization

Thank you very much for your kind donation which will be be used to improve our program. If you want to establish an endowment for scholarships given on your name, or if you want to sponsor our movie production or any other activity please contact us and let us know.

The De Rada Italian Institute is a 501 C3 non profit organization and therefore your donation is tax deductable. For your tax deduction, please contact your tax consulter.


Additional Options



Program Sponsors


De Rada Italian Institute Cambridge, MA/Kingston, RI:
A non-profit educational institute promoting the general diffusion of culture through education and exchange in cooperation with Italy and other European countries.


Centro Internazionale

di Studi Deradiani

San Demetrio Corone (CS), Italy:
A cultural, non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of Girolamo De Rada (1814-1903), the most important Italian-Albanian poet and writer of the Romantic period

De Rada

Contact Information


De Rada Italian Institute
37 Kingston Hill Ct.

Kingston, RI 02881

tel. 401-212-3107





Centro Internazionale

di Studi Deradiani
Vico I Dante 4 
S. Demetrio Corone (CS), 87069
tel.fax (011-39)0984-956165

Please contact us at with any questions, concerns or comments. Thank you.
De Rada Italian Institute ¨  37 Kingston Hill Ct., Kingston, RI 02881 ¨ tel. 857-928-3456 ¨¨
Centro Internazionale di Studi Deradiani ¨San Demetrio Corone (CS) 87069 ITALY ¨tel. 0984-956165
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