University of Gastronomic Sciences Opens Its Doors
More than 70 students from around the world arrived at the Pollenzo campus; some 40 are Italian and 27 are foreigners. “The success which we have had in the application process confirms our expectations, in that we already, in the first year, have a notable presence of foreigners,” Manganelli added.
Nations represented in the new student body include: the United States, Japan, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ukraine and Israel. More than 20 partial and full scholarships were awarded to Italian and foreign students of the opening class. Students will be occupied with language courses for the perfection of their English and Italian language skills, as these are the official languages of the university.
Classes will be taught in English in order to progressively ease foreign students into the Italian language. For more information visit the Slow Food Web site at www.slowfood.com.