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Summer school - Learn Romanian

Sibiu, 27th of July - 7th of August 2020
10th edition
Sibiu - main square 
Registration form:                      Sibiu Summer School - Registration.
How to get to Sibiu:                   Summer School - FAQ section.
Photo gallery of the city of Sibiu: Sibiu photo gallery

ROLANG School organizes the 10th edition of the summer school on Romanian language between 27th of July - 7th of August 2020, in the city of Sibiu.
Formerly the center of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city of Sibiu was ranked as "Europe's 8th most idyllic place to live" by Forbes and was designated a European Capital of Culture for the year 2007, in tandem with Luxembourg (
The program includes morning activities (30 hours of class courses) and afternoon activities (4 hours of Q&A, museum visit, film screenings, guided tour of Sibiu city center, social parties, optional trip to the Village Museum in Sibiu).

Morning activities: Language courses
The morning language program includes 30 hours of Romanian language for beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
Students will be divided into 4 groups (A1, A2, B1, B2), according to their level of Romanian.
With an assessment test sent via e-mail, each student will be evaluated and placed in the correct group.
Class course schedule: 3 hours/day, from Monday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Courses location: Department of Journalism, Faculty of Social & Human Sciences, Lucian Blaga University, 3 Brutarilor Street, Sibiu  (Departamentul de Jurnalism, Facultatea de Științe Socio-umane, Universitatea Lucian Blaga, strada Brutarilor nr. 3, Sibiu) 
Afternoon activities
- 2 Q&A sessions: 4 hours, once a week, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm: meeting with the teachers
- guided tour of Sibiu city center (English speaking guide): on Monday, the 27th of July, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

- communism tour of Sibiu (English speaking guide): on Monday, the 3rd of August, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
- 1 museum visit (English speaking guide): on Wednesday, the 29th of July, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
- 1 film screening on Friday (31st of July)

- 2 social parties: on Wednesdays  (July 29th and August 5th), from 7:00 to 9:30 pm

Language levels and course curricula

The language levels are established according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The beginner level (A1 and A2 level) develops basic communication skills on Romanian language, by learning familiar everyday phrases and words and basic grammar notions.

The intermediate level (B1 and B2 level) develops skills such as communication about familiar topics, understanding texts with a high frequency in a conversation, writing messages or short compositions describing feelings, emotions, and impressions.

The advanced level (C1 and C2 level) aims in developing spontaneous conversations on various topics, comprehension of long and complex texts or compositions, understanding of any kind of spoken Romanian language.

The course curricula are adapted to the students, with favorite topics arranged around the student's interests. The teaching method is based on communication. Conversations and communication activities alternate with comprehension, vocabulary and grammar exercises.

More info about the course curricula here:

The instructors are Ph.D. holders, authors of Romanian manuals for foreigners and University of Bucharest teachers.

Language certificate

At the end of the course, the students will have a test and will receive a certificate proving their level of Romanian.
There are two types of fees, according to the package you would like to book:
1) Basic: 295 euro: morning activities, Q&A sessions, & social parties
The package includes: 30 hours of class courses, 2 Q & A sessions, final test, language certificate, social parties.

Class course schedule: from Monday to Friday, from 9:30 to 12:30 o'clock

Q& A sessions: 4 hours, once a week in the afternoon, from 14:30 pm to 16:30 o'clock (meeting with the teacher in an informal environment)

Social parties: on Wednesdays , from 19:00 to 21:30 o'clock, dinner included
2) Full: 345 euros: morning & afternoon activities, social parties

Morning activities: 30 hours of class courses, final test, language certificate

Afternoon activities: 2 Q& A sessions (meeting with the teacher in an informal environment), museum visit, concerts, city center guided tour, communism tour
Social parties: on Wednesdays  (July 29th and August 5th), from 19:00 to 21:30 o'clock
Optional trip at "Astra" Village Museum in Sibiu

On Saturday, the 1 st of August 2020, from 10:30 to 15:30 o'clock
Price: 23 euros / student (transportation, guide, entrance ticket, lunch included in the price)
The "Astra" Museum in Sibiu is the largest open-air museum in Romania and the second-largest museum of this kind in Europe. 
The "Learn Romanian" package (812 pages - manual, exercise book, USB flash card) costs 39 euros.
Discounted price for the summer school students: 30 euros (23% discount).
More info on Learn Romanian Manual page.

Please contact the organizers and specify the type of accommodation you would like to book: 2, 3 or 4-star accommodation.

Course withdrawal policy

If you inform the ROLANG team about your withdrawal within 2 (two) months before the course commencement date, we will be able to refund you the course fee (or the advance payment), without an administrative charge of 20%.

If you inform the ROLANG team within 1 (one) week before the course commencement date, we will refund you the course fee (or the advance payment made), without an administrative charge of 40%.

No credits are reimbursed after the course starts.

Payment method
The fees contain VAT and can be paid in various ways: 
(1) credit card (euros via PayPal) 
(2) transfer from a PayPal account
(3) bank transfer in euros
(4) bank transfer in lei (RON)
(5) cash at our headquarters in lei (RON), at the National Bank Rate from the payment day
The applicants agree to pay all commissions, fees, charges or expenses related to the transfer of money.
Getting to Sibiu
More information on how to get to Sibiu you can find in the Summer School - FAQ section.