1. The Enrollment Fee of ABC de’ Conti is to be paid upon registration of ABC de’ Conti and the Tuition Fee of ABC de’ Conti is to be paid no less than 30 days before the start of the relevant course. Payments can be made only in cash, by bankwire transfer or international postal / money order to the account indicated by ABC de’ Conti. ABC de’ Conti will provide the student with a certificate of payment confirmation. In case of a wire transfer, the certificate will be issued only when the completion of the transfer has been confirmed by the school at its receiving bank account. ABC de’ Conti may, at its sole discretion, exclude from any course and/or examinations any registered student who fails to pay the applicable Tuition Fee within the period stated above or any other period as may be agreed with ABC de’ Conti. ABC de’ Conti reserves the right to claim back from any such student any reasonable expenses incurred in reliance upon his/her registration on the course.

2. The Enrollment Fee paid to ABC de’ Conti is not refundable
unless ABC de’ Conti decides not to grant the student a place on the relevant course. Cancellation will only be accepted if made in writing to ABC de’ Conti. If cancellation occurs not less than 180 days prior to the start of the relevant course, ABC de’ Conti shall refund 100% of the Tuition Fee, 50% of the Tuition Fee will be refunded if cancellation occurs not less 60 days prior to the start of the relevant course; 30% of the Tuition Fee will be refunded if cancellation occurs one day before the class starts and no refund shall be made if cancellation occurs after the start of the relevant course. For students who do not hold an EU passport, there will be no refund after certificate of admission has been issued.

3. The Tuition Fee includes tuition and diploma or certificate of attendance as specified for the course.

4. ABC de’ Conti will be responsible for preparing a laboratory and basic equipments for student use. However, expenses for any materials needed for each student’s course and projects shall be covered by the student.

5. Specific information such as the duration of the course shall be communicated to the student upon registration. Examinations must be taken at the end of the relevant course. No student shall be allowed to take the examinations after the end of the relevant course and ABC de’ Conti shall not, in this case, issue any final certificate of attendance or the official diploma to the student.

6. Attendance is compulsory. No student shall be allowed to take examinations unless he/she attends at least 80% of the lessons. No final certificate shall be issued unless the student maintains the required attendance record until the end of the course and achieves the required pass mark in the examinations. In case students do not attend lessons, there will be no refund of the Tuition Fee.

7. By enrolling on any course offered by ABC de’ Conti, students agree to comply fully with the disciplinary rules of ABC de’ Conti as this represents a condition of the agreement between students and ABC de’ Conti. Compliance which the disciplinary rules shall involve a good attendance record, a rigorous respect of the schedule of lessons and a responsible attitude towards the staff of ABC de’ Conti. Failure to adhere fully to these rules may result in disciplinary measures being taken against the offending student (which, for the avoidance of doubt, may involve the expulsion of the student from the relevant course). To the fullest extent permitted by Italian law, ABC de’ Conti reserves the right to claim damages in relation to any loss caused by the student.

8. Courses are organized according to the schedules, dates and programs established by the teachers appointed by ABC de’ Conti, which reserves the right, at any time, to amend any aspect of the course as may be necessary.

9. The examination papers, together with any material produced by the students during the examinations (hereon referred to as The Material) shall be deemed to be the property of ABC de’ Conti. Students hereby assign by way of future assignment all copyrights arising in the Material and in particular allow ABC de’ Conti to exhibit, reproduceand/or publish such Material.

10. If a student wishes to change the course after registering with ABC de’ Conti, the school will consult with the school management in order to make arrangements for changing the course with a separate course of the student’s choice, with a handling fee of 20% of the tuition.

11. ABC de’ Conti reserves the right to cancel the course prior to the beginning of the courses if less than a quorum to start a course is present. Students who are registered in a course that is canceled will be notified, and the Enrollment Fee and the Tuition Fee will be a full refund.

12. ABC de’ Conti doesn’t take any responsibilities for accidental loss of personal belongings and valuables in school or outside school.

13. Students must be responsible in case of any damage or vandalization of school property by the student.

14. ABC de’ Conti is closed on Italian national holidays and school holidays such as summer holidays, winter holidays and Easter holidays.

15. No variation to this agreement shall be valid unless agreed in writing between the parties.

16. For programs held in Florence campuses, the agreement between ABC de’ Conti and students shall be subject to the Italian law and the parties hereby agree that the Italian courts in Florence shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of this agreement.

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