FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need experience in the audiovisual area?
No, no experience is needed. The study course starts at a foundational level.

Which languages are spoken at ZeLIG?
The teaching languages at ZeLIG are German, Italian and English. Language is a crucial part of ZeLIG’s multicultural approach to teaching.

If I am not able to speak one of the three languages, may I participate to the admission process?
Yes, you can. At the moment when you send us your application, you have to know two languages at the B2 level, but you have to start to learn the third language in order to achieve the A1 level by the moment you will eventually be invited for the second part (onsite exam) of the admission, and we will proof it during those days.

Here a summary:
when you send us the application
Language 1 B2
Language 2 B2
Language 3 –

if invited at the onsite exam
Language 1 B2
Language 2 B2
Language 3 A1 (listening, spoken interaction and spoken production)

after the first year of studies
Language 1 B2
Language 2 B2
Language 3 B1

Refer to the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Self-assessment grid”: 

Does ZeLIG cover the costs of language learning?
ZeLIG supports the learning process of a new language; in the case the participation to a language course is needed, ZeLIG could eventually cover a part of the expenses.

What are full-time studies?
The training at ZeLIG lasts three years and is a full-time course. Classes usually start at 9:30 am and finish by 5:30 pm. However, occasionally there will be evening courses, film screenings and shootings after hours, there may be weekend classes, night shootings and shootings abroad. ZeLIG’s entire infrastructure is available in the evenings and on weekends for individual practise. The studies are time-consuming.

Can I apply for a study grant?
Every year, the Autonomous Province of Bolzano offers study grants. For further information please contact Autonome Provinz Bozen, Amt für Schulfürsorge, Studienbeihilfen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - T: +39 0471 412924).

Who can apply for a study course at ZeLIG?
Anybody fulfilling the minimum requirements can apply to ZeLIG. The age is 19 to 30 years between 1. January and 31 December 2022.

Where can I live in Bolzano?
The students have to find their own accommodation. ZeLIG can help with some advice.o, ZeLIG cannot cover any such costs.

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