ABOUT US

The IICS is an educational institution that aims to promote the intellectual and moral development of the person through high education in the field of humanistic studies.

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Our Method is Inductive and Contextual

Our courses are conducted directly in Latin or Ancient Greek, such that students learn vocabulary and grammar by means of active usage – the same method with which we naturally learn a language.

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History and Tradition

Our methods make use of the more recent discoveries in the modern field of language-teaching, while nonetheless being founded on an attentive study of the methods of the ancient humanistic schools.

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The Courses

Perfect for: University and High school students, classical languages instructors, Latin and Ancient Greek language and literature enthusiasts.

Educational objectives: Learn how to comprehend a Latin or Greek text simply by reading it, without needing to continually consult a dictionary.

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– Lessons are held directly in Latin or Ancient Greek
– Innovation and humanistic tradition
– Inductive-contextual method: learn the natural way

Academic Courses

The course is organized on different levels: the study starts from the first rudiments of the language to lead the student, already in the first academic year, to the direct understanding of the classics by reading only the original text. The course is given entirely in Latin.

The course is articulated on different levels: the study starts from the first elements of the grammar to lead the student to the direct understanding of the classics by reading only the original text. The course is given entirely in ancient Greek.

Summer courses

The IICS, in collaboration with the University of Jordan presents the first summer course in Living Latin to ever be held in the Arab World.

Lingua Ecclesiae is the first intensive summer Latin course specifically designed for ecclesiastics.

In 2019 we will organize intensive summer courses in Latin language and / or literature, alongside seminars on didactic theory.

Courses for schools

Refresher Courses

Methodological Theory, teaching practicum, lesson planning.

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Classroom Support

Assisting Latin and Greek teachers during school time.

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Fri 23-02-2018

Announcement of the project “Ling...

We are happy to announce that the Italian Institute for Classical Studies, in collaboration with the prestigious Pontificium Institutum Altioris Latinitatis, is launching Lingua Ecclesiae:…

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Tue 13-02-2018

International Latin summer course

Today, we are pleased to announce that the Italian Institute for Classical Studies has officially formalized a prestigious international collaboration with the University of Jordan….

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Wed 20-12-2017

Esami da 6 CFU/ECTS presso l’IISC

L’offerta formativa dell’Istituto Italiano di Studi Classici è sempre più apprezzata dalle istituzioni culturali ed educative in Italia e all’estero. In questo senso, a partire…

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Tue 21-11-2017

Versione di Maturità 2017

La scorsa estate gli studenti di Licei classici d’Italia hanno affrontato la traduzione di un passo dell’Epistola 16 di Seneca. Alla riprese delle attività dell’Istituto…

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