Statement of study academic year 2018/2019 - Conservatorio Bellini

Statement of study academic year 2018/2019 - Conservatorio Bellini

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 1 M i n i s t e r o d e l l ’ Is t r u z i o n e d e l l ’ U n i v e r s i t à e d e l l a R i c e r c a Dir. Gen. per la Prog. il Coord. e il Fin. delle Ist. della Formaz. Sup. CONSERVATORIO DI MUSICA DI STATO “Vincenzo Bellini” – Palermo STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 First level academic courses (bachelor degree) and second level (postgraduate courses) academic courses, courses of the previous degree (old degree courses closed to new candidates), basic training courses, qualifying courses SOURCES OF LAW Having regard to Law of the 21st December 1999 n.

508, Reform of the Schools of fine Arts, National Academy of Dance, National Academy of Dramatic Art, Higher Institutes for Artistic Industries, Music Conservatories and State-recognized Musical Institutes (G.U. n. 2 of the 04/01/2000); Having regard to the D.P.R. of the 28th February 2003 n. 132, Regulation laying down criteria for the statutory, regulatory and organisational autonomy of the musical and artistic Institutions, under the Law of the 21st December 1999, n. 508; Having regard to the D.P.R. of the 8th July 2005 n. 212, Regulation laying down the guideline for the definition of the education systems of the higher learning institutions for arts, music and choreutic, under the Law 21st December 1999, n.

508; Having regard to the D.M. Of the 3rd July 2009 n. 90, with which under the art.3d of the D.L 10.11.2008, n.180, converted with amendments, by Law 9 January 2009, n.1, have been defined the Musical Conservatorys' artistic and disciplinary areas, with related declaratory and disciplinary areas of expertise; Having regard to 11 D.M. of the 30th September 2009 n. 124, with which have been redefined the education systems of the study courses for the achievement of the Diploma Accademico di primo livello of the Musical Conservatories and comparing between the current concourses classes and the Musical Conservatories' artistic and disciplinary areas; Having regard to the Statuto del Conservatorio, approved by the Minister for Schools, Universities, and Research, Management Decree n.

247 of the 02/05/2005; Having regard to the art. 9 of the Regolamento di amministrazione, finanza e contabilità of the Conservatory, in accordance with the Management Decree M.I.U.R./Afam n. 134 of the 20/04/2009; Having regard to the Conservatory's educational system, in accordance with the Management Decree M.I.U.R./Afam n. 295 of the 28/12/2010; Having regard to the D.P.R. 223/1989 art. 5 Having regard to the D.P.C.M. 09.04.2001, Uniformity of treatment about the right to university studies; Having regard to Law of the 2nd December 1991 n. 390, rules about the right to university studies;

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 2 Having regard to the Regional Law n. 20 of the 25/11/2002, relating acts to the implementation of the right to university study in Sicily; Having regard to the Law of the 2nd December 1991, n. 390 - art.4, containing the rules about the right to university studies; Having regard to the D.P.R. n. 394 of the 31/08/1999 - art. 5, containing implementing rules of the Consolidated Act about provisions concerning immigration area and rules about the foreigner's condition; Having regard to the Legislative Decree of the 16th April 1994 n.

297 - art. 253, comma a), Consolidated Act about the current legislative provisions in matter of instruction, related to schools of all types and grades; Having regard to Law 30th December 2010, n. 40 "Norme in materia di organizzazione dell'università, di personale accademico e reclutamento, nonché delega al Governo per incentivare la qualità e l'efficienza del sistema universitario" (Rules of university organization, academic staff and recruitment, as well as proxy to the government to enhance the quality and efficiency of the university system) Having regard to the D.M. 28th September 2011 "Modalità organizzative per consentire agli studenti la contemporanea iscrizione a corsi di studio presso le Università e presso agli Istituti Superiori di Studi Musicali e Coreutici" (Organisational arrangements to allow students to enrol simultaneously to courses of study at universities and at the Higher Institutes of Music Studies and Dance) Having regard to the Legislative Decree 29th March 2012 n.

68 "Revisione della normativa in materia di diritto allo studio e valorizzazione dei collegi universitari legalmente riconosciuti, in attuazione della delega prevista dall'art. 5, comma 1, lettera a) secondo periodo , e d), della legge 30 dicembre 2010, n. 240, e secondo i principi e i criteri direttivi stabiliti dal comma 3, lettera f), e al comma 6" (Revision of the regulation concerning the right to study and optimization of the university colleges legally recognized, by the implementation of the proxy provided by the art.5, comma 1 letter a) second period, and d) of the Law 30th December 2010 n.240, and according to the principles and guiding criteria established by the comma 3, letter f) and comma 6) Having regard to the note of the Sicily Region - Assessorato Regionale dell'lstruzione e della Formazione Professionale - prot.n.00672078 of the 06/08/2012 concerning the new amount of the regional tax Diritto allo Studio (ERSU); Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes n.20 of the 07/11/2012 (prot.n.16840/12//D/A2, in public register n.

646) related the passing of the educational deficit; Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes n.22 of the 19/12/2012 (prot.n.1963/12/A2/D, in public register n. 720) concerning the scholarships assignment; Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes n. 28 of the 24/04/2013 (prot.n.5842/13/D/A2 of the 24/04/2013,0 in public register n. 223) concerning admission notices to first level and second level courses; Having regard to the D.P.C.M. of the 5th December 2013, n. 159 "Regolamento concernente la revisione delle modalità di determinazione e i campi di applicazione dell'indicatore della situazione economica equivalente (ISEE)" (Regulation concerning the revision of the determining criteria and scope of the Equivalent Economic Status Indicator (ISEE); Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes n.29 of the 17/05/2013 (prot.n.7306/13/A2/D of the 18/05/2013, in public register n.248) concerning the suspension of the double attendance to the first and second-level academic courses; Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes n.30 of the 28/05/2013 (prot.n.7933/13/, in public

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 3 register n. 257) concerning the suspension of the double attendance to the first and second-level academic courses; Having regard to the decision of the management board n. 32 of the 03/07/2013; Having regard to decision of the management board n. 13 of the 26/02/2014; Having regard to the decision of the management board n.14 of the 26/02/2014; Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes no. 42 of the 14/04/2014; Having regard to the Director's Circular Prot. no. 14726/C/A2 of the 01/10/2014 in public register n.

638; Having regard to the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy Decree 7/11/2014; Having regard to the decision of the management board no. 11.of the 13/03/2015; Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes no. 7 of the 27/04/2015; Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes no. 8 of the 15/05/2015; Having regard to the decision of the management board no. 16 of the 25/05/2015; Having regard to the Academic Board's minutes no. 20 of the 08/03/2016; Having regard to the decision of the management board no. 10 and no. 11 of the 09/03/2016; Having regard to the provisions 252-267 of the Law 232/2016 that provide a redefinition of the enrolment fee management; Having regard to the C.d.A.

approval no. 39 of the 14/12/2016; Having regard to the Academic Board’s minutes no. 40 of the 20/04/2017; Having regard to the decision of the management board no. 20 of the 10/05/2017; Having regard to the Academic Board’s minutes no. 11 of the 07/05/2018; Having regard to the decision of the management board no. of the 10/05/2018; GENERAL STANDARDS This document regulates the formal and administrative fulfillment of students to the academic first level courses (standard and experimental three-year period), academic second level courses (two- year period), courses of the previous degree closed to new candidates, basic continuing education courses and qualifying courses.

Student title is restricted to students who are in compliance with enrollment procedures and provided payment of taxes and fees. All-inclusive annual fee is established in compliance with the regulations set provided by the article 4 of the law no. 390/91, art. 3 of D.P.R. 306/97, art. 5 of D.C.P.M. of the 09/04/2001 and art. 9 of the Legislative Decree of the 29th march 2012 no. 68 and having regard to the provisions 252 – 267 of the Law 232/2016 its amount is annually approved by the board of directors. It may be paid in one-off payment or by two monthly installments (of equal amount), to be paid down within the due dates.

In case of all-inclusive annual fee payment by two monthly installments, any other different kind of delay is allowed from the ones specified. Fee is for insurance costs, issue of certificates, instructional equipment, artistic activities, teaching and study tours, cultural exchanges, participation in national and international exhibitions, educational exhibits and school recitals, illustrative publications and educational establishments.

Students who get total or partial exemption, must provide the appropriate documentation.

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 4 Exemptions may not be added together. Students who have not fulfilled the taxes and enrollment fees, may not pursue the school career, may not take exams, may not take the final exam, may not obtain the authorization for transfer to another conservatory, may not obtain issue of certificates, graduate certificates, may not lodge a request for exemption, may not receive scholarships, and may not benefit from any services.

All the exams taken with an irregular administrative status may be canceled by the office. FIRST LEVEL ACADEMIC COURSES AND SECOND LEVEL ACADEMIC COURSES 1. ADMISSION ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS To be admitted to the academic first and second level courses they need to have these following titles: First level academic courses: school-leaving certificate (5 year-period or supplementary year) or any other educational qualification obtained abroad and approved as suitable. Students with strong skills and aptitudes, who have not obtained the title yet, on the proviso that the access title is earned before the end of the academic first level course.

Second level academic courses: (one of the following educational qualifications) diploma issued by a Conservatory or I.M.P. belonging to the previous reform, together with a school- leaving certificate (5 year-period or supplementary year); Undergraduate degree (3-year period) earned in a Conservatory; Degree or equivalent certificate. Foreigner students (EU or EXTRA EU), to be admitted to the academic first and second level courses need to have educational and musical certificates to get to Advanced courses. Students who are in possess of a foreign title of study issued abroad, are supposed to present the "Validation declaration" issued by the Italian Diplomatic Authority in the country where the title has been achieved.

INCOMPATIBILITY For students of first and second level courses, under the law in force, simultaneous enrolment is forbidden: - to different higher learning institutions; - to different advanced courses belonging to the same Conservatory (two first level courses, one first level course and a second level one or two second level courses); Is it possible to do at the same time the admission exam to different one first level and second level courses (requirements established are needed) to the same Conservatory, which means basic training courses, by following the procedures below provided. If they are admitted to both courses (see above), at the moment of enrolment the student has to choose which course is meant to attend.

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 5 Simultaneous enrolment to an academic Course (academic first level course and academic second level or an Old System course) is instead compatible with a basic training course. SIMULTANEOUS UNIVERSITY ENROLMENT The advanced training musical courses enrollment is compatible with the university courses under the law 240/2010 art. 29 «Modalità organizzative per consentire agli studenti la contemporanea iscrizione a corsi di studi presso le Università e presso gli Istituti Superiori di Studi Musicali e Coreutica ».

At the moment of the enrolment or registration, students have to specify this simultaneous enrolment and for which institution are they meant to choose the part-time one. The right of study tax (ERSU) of EUR 140,00 must be paid to the University belonging to the territorial scope of Regione Siciliana, and its copy must be delivered to the Conservatory's Student Service Office.

PROCEDURES AND TIME LIMITS FOR THE ADMISSION The deadlines for the submission of the admission applications, unless stated otherwise provided by the Ministry and/or possible derogation following any measures provided by the executive director or the Academic Board, are the following: Admission applications - from the 14th May to the 22nd June 2018; Admission exams (PRACTICE TEST) - from the 9th July to the 21st July 2018 according to a timetable which will subsequently published. Admission exams (VERIFICATION OF SKILLS) - Tuesday, the 24th July and Wednesday, the 25th July 2018.

The test admission is the only way to get the access to academic first and second level courses / Access to academic first and second level courses takes place through test admission.

Entrance tests programs to get the access to the academic courses are agreed by the teaching structures involved, together with the necessary participation requirements. Student can take the access test to one or more academic course subject to the payment of every course: - Admission test contribution of EUR 50,00 payable to the postal current account n. 283903 made out to Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini or by bank credit transfer: IBAN IT42X0760104600000000283903 (reason: contributo esame di ammissione Biennio o Triennio – admission test contribution two-years period or three years period course) - Admission fee of 6,04 EUR payable to the current account 1016 made out to “Agenzia delle entrate – Centro Operativo di Pescara”, reason: “Tasse scolastiche”.

In any case admission test contribution shall not be redeemable. Should the selected study course be abolished, refund will be provided. Admission to courses is subject to the test pass and to the available seats. With following measure will

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 6 subsequently published the list of candidates admitted among the students tested positive, according to the merit ranking and to the available seats. Enrollment will not be possible without prior publication of the admitted students list.

2. “EDUCATIONAL DEFICIT PERIOD” If the student admitted to the first and second level courses at the time of the entrance test will be assigned one or more educational deficits concerning: main subjects of the study plan theory, rhythm and musical perception piano practice and reading score reading historical keyboards such student has to attend for the required period of time the “Educational deficit period” as soon as he will pass the educational deficit, by doing some tests.

It is meant that this period cannot last more than 3 years for the 3-year period and 2 years for the 2-years period, exclusively for the not passed educational deficit relating to the main subject. If the student should not pass the educational deficit within the periods of time seen above, will be able to be enrolled at the Conservatory following the same administrative conditions as described below, and will be able to do tests up to the student will pass the educational deficit, but he can not attend other lessons provided by the educational deficit assigned.

Student, as regards educational deficit of the main subjects, could be meant to do more than test to pass them.

THREE-YEARS PERIOD Students who will be assigned the educational deficit in main subjects will be enrolled to the “Educational deficit period” for a maximum period of three years and will be able to pass it by an exam, not before the end of the first year of educational deficit period. During the academic year, passages to the three-years academic course cannot take place. To students who will be assigned one or more educational deficits (except for the instrument educational deficit, which restricts for the whole academic year), the skills’ follow-up committee will be the one to establish, according to the educational deficit importance, if the student will be enrolled to the “educational deficit period” or to the first year of “three-years period with educational deficit”.

In case of enrolment to the “educational deficit period”, the student will not able to pass the educational deficit/s before the end of the academic year and will be able to enroll to the first year of the three-years period during the next academic year.

Students enrolled to the “educational deficit period” will be able to attend also the preparatory main subject to “performance practice and repertoire I”. Attendance time will not be recognized for the “performance practice and repertoire” subject, which can be attended only after the educational deficit is passed. In case of enrolment to the “three-years period with educational deficit”, the student will be enrolled to the first year of the three-years period and will be able to attend all the subjects but he will not be able to take

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 7 the exams of such subjects until all the educational deficits assigned will be passed.

Students of “Choral conducting and choral composition” will be able to enter to the “effective three-years period” after passing the first year and the possible composition educational deficit. Students who will fail to attend the theoretical subjects’ skills test and/or pianistic/historical keyboards practice reading/scoring will be compulsory enrolled to the “educational deficit period”. “Rhythmic reading II” educational deficit, if not passed within the “educational deficit period”, must be passed in any case within the extraordinary session (February/march) of the first year of the effective three- years period.

In case this educational deficit will not be passed within the abovementioned session, the student will not take the planned exams.

TWO-YEARS PERIOD a) student enrolled to the 2 year-period, to who has been assigned educational deficit at the time of the entrance test, has the possibility to enroll to the “two-year period with educational deficit” by way of exception, he has also the possibility to attend his plan of study subjects' lessons, he may not but do exams as long as he does not pass the educational deficit. b) Student may register to the educational deficit (up to a maximum of two years) as “three-year educational deficit” regulated.

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ENROLLMENT The academic year enrollment takes place by payment of the All-inclusive annual fee (or by providing all the documentation needed for the exemptions), state taxes (Tassa di immatricolazione (registration fee), Tassa di frequenza (attendance fee), Tassa regionale di Diritto allo Studio, and exclusively by on-line enrollment from the 1st September within the 1st October 2018 through registration on the ISIDATA portal (www.isidata.it – Servizi studenti - Conservatori). After the date of the 1st October 2018 is not possible to enroll, and the student who is not up to date with payment of the contributions and/or who has not made and completed all the online registration for the enrollment to the academic year 2018-2019 will be compulsory suspended from the educational career and his administrative position is governed according to the paragraph “SUSPENSION AND CAREER REUNIFICATION” of this statement.

ALL-INCLUSIVE ANNUAL FEE General standards Provisions 252-267 of the Law 232/2016 provide a redefinition of the enrolment fee management paid by the students enrolled to the bachelor degree and postgraduate courses, by establishing an all-inclusive annual fee for the covering of costs related to didactical, scientific and administrative services and of the so called “no-tax area”. Students who jointly fulfill the following requisites are exempt from the All-inclusive annual fee payments (provision 255): a) Belong to a family unit which equivalent economic status and indicators (ISEEU) is less or equal to 13.000 EUR; b) Are enrolled to the belonging University from a number of academic years less or equal to the normal study course duration, rose by one; c) In case of enrollment to the second academic year, have obtained minimum 10 ECTs within the 10th August of the first year; in case of enrollment to following academic years, have obtained minimum 25 ECTs within the twelve months before the 10th August of the academic year preceding the related enrollment.

In order to benefit of the exemption, students enrolled to the first academic year shall fulfill only the requisite related to the ISEE less or equal to 13.000 EUR (provision 256). Further regulations provide the criteria to the individuation of the maximum amount of the All-inclusive annual fee for determinate students’ categories, up to an ISEE of 30.000 EUR. In particular: - Students belonging to a family unit whose ISEE is included between 13.001 EUR and 30.000 EUR, and who fulfill the requisites of letters b) and c), the contribution fee cannot exceed the 7% of the exceed ISEE amount of 13.000 EUR; - Students belonging to a family unit whose ISEE is less or equal to 13.000 EUR, and who fulfill the requisites of letter c), the contribution fee is of 200 EUR; - Students belonging to a family unit whose ISEE is included between 13.001 EUR and 30.000 EUR,

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 9 and who fulfill only the requisites of letter c), the contribution fee cannot exceed the one determined according to the first point, rose by 50%, with a minimum amount of 200 EUR. Relevant legislation The ISEE certificate for the right to study shall be governed by the following rules: Prime Ministers’ decree 5th December 2013 no. 159 “Regolamento concernente la revisione delle modalità di determinazione ed i campi di applicazione dell’Indicatore della situazione economica equivalente (ISEE)” Ministry of Labour and Social Policy 7th November 2014 “Approvazione del modello tipo della Dichiarazione Sostitutiva Unica ai fini ISEE, dell’attestazione, nonché delle relative istruzioni per la compilazione” Legislative decree no.

68 of the 29th March 2012 art. 9 paragraph 1 “Revisione della normativa di principio in materia di diritto allo studio” The due All-inclusive annual fee is determined according to the evaluation of the economic situation, considering the income and assets’ amount, as well as the scope of the family unit, by using the Equivalent Economic Status Indicator (ISEE).

To benefit of the incentive services for the right to university education and in order to calculate the All- inclusive annual fee, or possible exemption from university taxes and to enroll to the academic year 2018/2019, is necessary to require the ISEE-U. Students of the first and second level academic years shall present at the moment of enrolment/registration the ATTESTAZIONE ISEE-U PER PRESTAZIONI PER IL DIRITTO ALLO STUDIO UNIVERSITARIO (ISEE-U certificate for incentive services for the right to university education) related to year 2018 (available from the 16/01/2018) and valid until the 15/01/2019 in original copy, and in order to individuate the belonging income bracket shall the INDICATORE DELLA SITUAZIONE ECONOMICA EQUIVALENTE (ISEE-U CHE “SI APPLICA ALLE PRESTAZIONI AGEVOLATE PER IL DIRITTO ALLO STUDIO UNIVERSITARIO “IN FAVORE DELLO STUDENTE ISCRITTO AL CORSO (ISEE-U certificate for incentive services for the right to university education, in favor of student enrolled to the course) – STUDENT’S FISCAL CODE - be taken as reference.

Above-mentioned ISEE-U does not necessarily correspond to the ordinary ISEE.

Submission of ISEE-U is not compulsory, but the missing submission of it, at the provided deadlines, will involve the entering from office in the highest income bracket, according to the other requisites which determine the belonging to the Tables I-II-III for the first and second level academic courses. Students belonging to the last income bracket are exempt from the submission of ISEE-U. Before proceeding with the enrolment/registration, every student must thus require the ISEEU certificate to CAF tax consultancy centers, other authorized bodies or to INPS (directly at official INPS website through own citizen PIN), by filling out and signing the “DSU INTEGRALE” (Dichiarazione Sostitutiva Unica Integrale – Unique Integral Declaration in place) and not Dichiarazione Sostitutiva Unica MINI.

To benefit of the incentive services for the right to university education, they need to fill out the “DICHIARAZIONE SOSTITUTIVA UNICA INTEGRALE (DSU INTEGRALE)” which provided the compiling of the MB.1 module (regarding nuclear family and house), of the Quadro C of MB.2 module (university services) and eventually Quadro D of MB.2 model must be filled out (existence in the unit family of sons whose parents

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 10 are not married to each other and with different residence).

The “independent student” benefit has been abolished as from the year 2015/2016 since already included in the ISEE-U assessment. Near-graduate students, as successively provided, can be exonerated from the payment of taxes and All- inclusive annual fee by submitting the so called “domanda student laureando” wihin the 31st October 2018 together with the ISEEU certificate, since in case they should not graduate on time, they still can have right to the reduction of the All-inclusive annual fee.

Foreigner students with citizenship of countries belonging to the European Union, must be in possess of the specific documentation issued by the competent authorities of the Country in which where incomes are generated with certified translation into Italian language. It is recommended to prepare this documentation with plenty of time, before arriving in Italy. All declarations submitted by the student will undertake standard spot checks from the relevant authorities. NB: At the time of submission DSU contains only self-reported information. Once DSU is submitted, the declarer receive a receipt of services provided from the acquirer body (INPS, Municipality, CAF or service provider) but not the calculated ISEEU.

To calculate ISEEU are required data acquisition of further data from INPS and Agenzia delle entrate. In order to have the necessary time to solve potential issues (e.g. omissions/credibility gaps, wrong data, etc.) it is advisable to aim to the accountable assistance institutions with adequate notice than the on-line enrolment deadlines.

The declaration is valid from the submitting date to the 15th January of the following year. Therefore, after this deadline, the expired DSU cannot be used to the requirement of new services, without prejudice to the validity of it for the already required services.

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 11 4. FOREIGNER STUDENTS (EU AND NOT EU CITIZENS) EU foreigner students' economic and assets conditions is certified with specific documentation issued by the competent authorities of the Country in which where incomes are generated, with certified translation into Italian language.

The establishing indicators of the equivalent economic status and indicators of equivalent assets status are performed with the same procedures laid down for Italian students.

The parameter used to determine the belonging income bracket is the Equivalent Economic Status Indicator (ISEEU). For the purpose of calculating the ISEEU, the student should use the provided form for the dichiarazione dei redditi e patrimoni ai fini ISEEU (declaration of incomes and assets for the ISEE purposes), to be filled by the diplomatic mission or consular post in Italy (Modulo DS). Failure to present the certificates concerning the ISEEU implies the inclusion by the office into the highest income bracket. Students belonging to the last income bracket should not provide any income certificates.

The all-inclusive annual fee amount is given into tables Tables 1-2-3 for first and second level academic courses and should be determined on the basis of the ISEEU value, calculated by the CAF (Centres for Fiscal Assistance) or another authorized body. To benefit of the total or partial exemptions, is needed all the documentation in support, translated into Italian language under current legislation. In case of students with non-EU countries citizenship and resident abroad, whose cannot be applied the ISEE calculation in accordance with the Article 8, pr. 5, of the DPCM 159/2013, is the amount of the all-inclusive annual fee established as follows into the table: Foreigner students admitted should fill out within the 1st October 2018 the enrollment application online by registration on ISIDATA portal (www.isidata.it – Servizi Studenti – Conservatorio).

On-line enrollment application should be printed and delivered at the Segreteria Studenti with the required attachments, and the following documentation: - copy of the application for residence permit receipt; - copy of the passport with the specific entry visa or copy of the valid residence permit; To access to the first and second level academic courses, foreigner students shall be in possess of attestations or certificates proving the Italian language skills of the B2 level Common European Framework of Reference for Languages issued by accredited certification authorities.

The standards required to access to the university courses AFAM for foreign students, the calendar for the procedures and the registration for the academic year 2018-2019, and related forms can be found by clicking on the following link http://www.studiare-in-italia.it/studentistranieri and/or on the Conservatory's website. The admission calendar will be later published on the Conservatory's website. COURSES All-inclusive annual fee THREE-YEAR PERIOD First level academic courses € 1.000,00 TWO- YEAR PERIOD Second level academic courses € 1.500,00

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TAXES AND CONTRIBUTIONS THREE-YEARS AND TWO-YEARS PERIOD Students of the first level academic courses (three-year period) and second-level academic courses (two-year period) in order to determine the belonging Table (Table 1- Table 2 – Table 3) should consider three parameters: - ISEEU - ECTs - Enrollment academic years 1) Should refer to Table 1: a) Students who during the year 2018/2019 shall matriculate (enrollment to the first academic year), should consider only the requisite related to the ISEEU.

b) Students who during the year 2018/2019 shall enroll to the second, third or outside prescribed time academic years, in possess of the following requisites; - Are enrolled to the belonging University from a number of academic years less or equal to the normal study course duration, rose by one; - In case of enrollment to the second academic year, have obtained minimum 10 ECTs within the 10th August of the first year; in case of enrollment to following academic years, have obtained minimum 25 ECTs within the twelve months before the 10th August of the academic year preceding the related enrollment.

Students falling under the options a) or b) will pay the All-inclusive annual fee (C.O.A.) established according to the criteria written in the following table: TABLE 1 BRACKET ISSEU MINUMUM LIMIT ISSEU MAXIMUM LIMIT C.O.A. BRACKET 0 € 0,00 € 13.000,00 € 0,00 BRACKET 1 € 13.000,01 € 30.000,00 (own ISEEU - € 13.000,00)*5% BRACKET 2 € 30.001,00 € 40.000,00 € 950,00 BRACKET 3 € 40.001,00 € 50.000,00 € 1.050,00 BRACKET 4 € 50.001,00 € 60.000,00 € 1.150,00 BRACKET 5 More than € 60.001,00 € 1.250,00

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 13 2) Should refer to Table 2: Students who during the year 2018/2019 shall enroll to the second, third or outside prescribed time academic years, in possess of the requisite: - In case of enrollment to the second academic year, have obtained minimum 10 ECTs within the 10th August of the first year; in case of enrollment to following academic years, have obtained minimum 25 ECTs within the twelve months before the 10th August of the academic year preceding the related enrollment.

Students falling under this option will pay the All-inclusive annual fee (C.O.A.) established according to the criteria written in the following table: TABLE 2 BRACKET ISSEU MINUMUM LIMIT ISSEU MAXIMUM LIMIT C.O.A.

BRACKET 0 € 0,00 € 13.000,00 € 200,00 BRACKET 1 € 13.001,00 € 30.000,00 (Own ISEEU - € 13.000,00) * 7,50% (5% + 50%) With a minimum value of € 200,00 BRACKET 2 € 30.001,00 € 40.000,00 € 1.400,00 BRACKET 3 € 40.001,00 € 50.000,00 € 1.550,00 BRACKET 4 € 50.001,00 € 60.000,00 € 1.700,00 BRACKET 5 More than € 60.001,00 € 1.850,00 3) Should refer to Table 3: Students, who do not belong to the above-mentioned cases, will pay for the academic year 2018/2019 an All-inclusive annual fee (C.O.A.) established according to the criteria written into the following table: Table 3 BRACKET ISSEU MINUMUM LIMIT ISSEU MAXIMUM LIMIT C.O.A.

BRACKET 0 € 0,00 € 13.000,00 € 500,00 BRACKET 1 € 13.001,00 € 21.000,00 € 1.000,00 BRACKET 2 € 21.001,00 € 30.000,00 € 1.500,00 BRACKET 3 € 30.001,00 € 40.000,00 € 1.750,00, BRACKET 4 € 40.001,00 € 50.000,00 € 2.000,00 BRACKET 5 € 50.001,00 € 60.000,00 € 2.250,00 BRACKET 6 More than € 60.001,00 € 2.500,00 Auditor students are exempt from the All-inclusive annual fee payment.

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 14 6. PART-TIME ENROLLMENT Is available the enrollment to part-time courses for students who are at the same time registered to University or students who are not full-time in studying occupied; student may require to obtain an academic degree in a longer period than the lawful term of the course (three-year period up to 6 years and two-year period up to 4 years).

Student shall expressly communicate the simultaneous enrollment at the moment of the application/enrollment.

Student who opt for the part-time course can obtain only 30 ECTs during every academic year. That means that student enrolled to a part-time year in this Conservatory, will acquire the related 60 ECTs in two years' time. The course's main subject, Prassi esecutiva e repertorio, will be attended during the two years time for a total number of hours equal to three-quarters per year of the total hours, as provided in the study plan (e.g. in case of a subject of 32 hours, student shall attend 24 hours per part-time year and will take the related exam at the end of the second part-time year).

Option for part-time course can be canceled with effective date from the following academic year.

In that case the student will proceed his academic career, respectively, from the same year of course if he has attended only one year in part-time, from the following year If has attended two years in part-time. D.M. 28/09/2011, pursuant to Art. 29, comma 21 of the law n.240/2010, disciplines the contemporary enrollment to academic courses and music Conservatories, State-recognized musical institutes and Dance National Academy.

Student shall expressly communicate the simultaneous enrollment at the moment of the application/enrollment. Taught-learning activities carried out by the student out for every academic year in the two Institutes and the acquisition of the related course credits (ECTs) cannot exceed the limit of 90 for every year, except for those acquired for subjects considered by both orders. Concerning the part-time years' time will the All-inclusive annual fee be decreased by 50% for every part- time year's-period, as provided by Table 2 for first and second level academic courses, except for the payment of the other taxes due within the time allowed.

In case of simultaneous enrollment to another university course, the Tassa Regionale di Diritto allo Studio (ERSU) shall be paid to the University belonging the territorial scope of the Regione Siciliana and the copy of the payment receipt shall be delivered to the Segreteria Studenti of the Conservatory together with the enrollment file. No part-time enrollment is provided for the educational deficit period years-time. No part-time enrollment is provided for the outside prescribed time students. 7. ENROLLMENT AND REGISTRATION TO SUBSEQUENT YEARS - THREE- AND TWO-YEARS PERIOD Enrollment (for new enrolled students) of admitted students among the eligible ones, and/or the registration renewal to following years shall be realized from the 1st to the 1st October 2018 exclusively through registration on the ISIDATA portal (www.isidata.it – Servizi studenti – Conservatorio): After the date of the 1st October 2018 is not possible to enroll, and the student who is not up to date with

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 15 payment of the contributions and/or who has not made and completed all the online registration for the enrollment to the academic year 2018-2019 will be compulsory suspended from the educational career and his administrative position is governed according to the paragraph “SUSPENSION AND CAREER REUNIFICATION” of this statement. The online enrollment application shall be printed and delivered to the Segreteria Studenti with the related documentation attached: - Duty stamp of EUR 16,00 to be affixed on the entry form; - ISEE-U required in year 2018 (available from the 16/01/2018) and valid until the 15/01/2019 - Tassa di frequenza annuale (annual attendance fee): EUR 21,43 on the postal current account n.

205906 registered to Agenzia delle entrate - Centro Operativo di Pescara - Tasse scolastiche Sicilia, reason: Tassa di frequenza annuale; - Tassa Regionale di Diritto allo Studio (E.R.S.U.): EUR 140,00 on the postal current account n. 235903 registered to Regione Siciliana - E.R.S.U. Palermo, reason: Tassa Regionale di Diritto allo Studio (In case of simultaneous enrollment to university courses, the Tassa Regionale di Diritto allo Studio shall be paid to the University belonging the territorial scope of the Regione Siciliana and the copy of the payment receipt shall be delivered to the Segreteria Studenti of the Conservatory.

This tax is not due for students enrolled to the educational deficit period.

- All-inclusive annual fee - amount calculated following the Tables 1-2-3 first and second level academic courses. The amount may be paid on the postal current account n. 283903 registered to Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini, or by bank transfer (same registration): IT42X0760104600000000283903 (reason: contributo onnicomprensivo annuale Biennio (second- level) or Triennio (first-level) and the instrument). Methods of All-inclusive annual fee payment: A) lump-sum payment: from 1st to 1st October 2018; B) two equal amounts of installments: 1st installment: from the 1st to the 1st October 2018 (reason: contributo onnicomprensivo annuale - I rata); 2nd installment: within the 30th November 2018 (reason: contributo onnicomprensivo annuale - II rata); Student who has not fulfilled the payments of the previous years, may not renew the entry if does not regularize the payments.

Further documentation requested for ENROLLED STUDENTS - Enrollment tax: EUR 6,04 on the postal current account n. 205906 registered to Agenzia delle entrate - Centro Operativo di Pescara - Tasse scolastiche Sicilia, reason: Tassa di immatricolazione; - no. 2 wallet-sizes pics, for the student report book; - current valid identification document; - necessary title to the admission (certified copy of the original one).

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 16 7. ENROLLMENT AND REGISTRATION TO SUBSEQUENT YEARS THREE- AND TWO-YEARS PERIOD – EDUCATIONAL DEFICIT PERIOD Enrollment (for new enrolled students) of admitted students among the eligible ones, and/or the registration renewal to following years shall be realized from the 1st to the 1st October 2018 exclusively through registration on the ISIDATA portal (www.isidata.it – Servizi studenti – Conservatorio): After the date of the 1st October 2018 is not possible to enroll, and the student who is not up to date with payment of the contributions and/or who has not made and completed all the online registration for the enrollment to the academic year 2018-2019 will be compulsory suspended from the educational career and his administrative position is governed according to the paragraph “SUSPENSION AND CAREER REUNIFICATION” of this statement.

The online enrollment application shall be printed and delivered to the Segreteria Studenti with the related documentation attached: - Duty stamp of EUR 16,00 to be affixed on the entry form; - ISEE-U required in year 2018 (available from the 16/01/2018) and valid until the 15/01/2019 - Tassa di frequenza annuale (annual attendance fee): EUR 21,43 on the postal current account n. 205906 registered to Agenzia delle entrate - Centro Operativo di Pescara - Tasse scolastiche Sicilia, reason: Tassa di frequenza annuale; - Tassa Regionale di Diritto allo Studio (E.R.S.U.): EUR 140,00 on the postal current account n.

235903 registered to Regione Siciliana - E.R.S.U. Palermo, reason: Tassa Regionale di Diritto allo Studio (In case of simultaneous enrollment to university courses, the Tassa Regionale di Diritto allo Studio shall be paid to the University belonging the territorial scope of the Regione Siciliana and the copy of the payment receipt shall be delivered to the Segreteria Studenti of the Conservatory. This tax is not due for students enrolled to the educational deficit period.

- All-inclusive annual fee – annual amount of EUR 400,00 for the first-level academic courses and of EUR 630,00 for the second-level academic courses. The amount may be paid on the postal current account n. 283903 registered to Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini, or by bank transfer (same registration): IT42X0760104600000000283903 (reason: contributo onnicomprensivo annuale Biennio (second-level) or Triennio (first-level) and the instrument). Further documentation requested for ENROLLED STUDENTS - Enrollment tax: EUR 6,04 on the postal current account n. 205906 registered to Agenzia delle entrate - Centro Operativo di Pescara - Tasse scolastiche Sicilia, reason: Tassa di immatricolazione; - no.

2 wallet-sizes pics, for the student report book; - current valid identification document; - necessary title to the admission (certified copy of the original one). Part-time enrollment is not provided for “educational deficit period” years. It is not possible to require the career suspension for the “educational deficit period”.

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 17 8. ALL-INCLUSIVE ANNUAL FEE INTEREST ON ARREARS FOR LATE PAYMENTS As provided by the article 3 ENROLLMENT “after the date of the 1st October 2018 is not possible to enroll, and the student who is not up to date with payment of the contributions and/or who has not made and completed all the online registration for the enrollment to the academic year 2018-2019 will be compulsory suspended from the educational career and his administrative position is governed according to the paragraph “SUSPENSION AND CAREER REUNIFICATION” of this statement”.

In case the properly enrolled student paid the first All-inclusive annual fee installment within the deadline of the 1st October 2018, should settle the payment of the second installment of the All-inclusive annual fee later than the provided deadline of the 30th November 2018, the installment will attract the interest on arrears which shall be simultaneously paid with the All-inclusive annual fee. Payments of the All-inclusive annual fee’s second installment made later than the provided deadline will attract the interest on arrears which shall be simultaneously paid with the All-inclusive annual fee.

Payments shall be made on the postal current account n. 283903 registered to Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini (reason: Contribuzione d'iscrizione e diritto di mora), or by bank transfer (same registration): IT42X0760104600000000283903 (reason: contribuzione onnicomprensivo annuale e diritto di mora). The amount of the interest on arrears is established as follows: - from the 1st to the 15th December 2018 EUR 50,00 - from the 16th to the 31st December 2018 EUR 100,00 9. ADMINISTRATIVE SUSPENSION After the date of the 1st October 2018 is not possible to enroll, and the student who is not up to date with payment of the contributions and/or who has not made and completed all the online registration for the enrollment to the academic year 2018-2019 will be compulsory suspended from the educational career and his administrative position is governed according to the paragraph “SUSPENSION AND CAREER REUNIFICATION” of this statement.

After the date of the 31st December 2018 student who is not up to date with the payment of the second installment of the All-inclusive annual fee and of the academic year 2018/2019 fee will be compulsory suspended from the educational career and his administrative position is governed according to the paragraph “SUSPENSION AND CAREER REUNIFICATION” of this statement. During the suspended year, student cannot take exams or perform acts concerning the academic career, cannot obtain the issuing of the permission certificate for transfer to other Conservatories; exams taken in contravention to this point will be canceled.

Admitted students, who did not registered within the 1st October 2018 will be considered as dropout.

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 18 10. CONTRIBUTORY IRREGULARITY In case of contributory irregularity, students cannot: obtain the issuing of any certificate; obtain the exams record; obtain the issuing of the permission certificate for transfer to other Conservatories; take exams or perform acts concerning the academic career; enroll to the following academic year. Exams taken in case of irregular administrative status may be canceled.

STATEMENT OF STUDY ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019 Conservatorio di Musica Vincenzo Bellini di Palermo Page 19 11. EXEMPTION TYPES In order to benefit for the exemptions of the All-inclusive annual fee and/or revenue taxes (Tassa di immatricolazione (enrollment fee), Tassa di frequenza (attendance fee), student shall fill out the specific exemption form (available on the Conservatory's website and at the Segreteria didattica), attach suitable documentation and deliver it together with the entry application. Exemption requests lacking of the specified attachments, late submitted or lacking of the exemption form filled out, will be not approved.

Exemptions are not combined.

In order to benefit for the exemptions, related properly documented requests shall be delivered within this academic year (2018/2019). Exemptions requests relating to previous academic years are not approved. Exemption of interest on arrears due to late payment of the All-inclusive annual fee (regulated by this Statement of Study) is not admitted. Total exemptions Are total exempted from payment of the All-inclusive annual fee, revenue taxes (Tassa di immatricolazione (registration fee), Tassa di frequenza (attendance fee), and Tassa di Diritto allo Studio in accordance with the Comma 1 and 2 of the Art.8 of the D.C.P.M.

of the 9th April 2001: recipient students of E.R.S.U. scholarship; adequate students who could not benefit of the E.R.S.U. scholarship because of insufficient resources; recipient students of student loans; students with recognized disabilities at or more than 66%; foreigner students, recipients of the Italian Government's scholarship within the framework of development cooperation programs and cultural and scientific intergovernmental agreements and related periodic international executive programs; Recipient students of exemptions of points 1 and 2, in any case at the moment of the enrollment, shall pay the first installment provided for the All-inclusive annual fee and the Tassa Regionale Diritto allo Studio.

The refund for students enrolled to the first year, is subject to the ECTs achievement provided by the E.R.S.U. announcement, and in the absence of the requirements provided by the E.R.S.U. announcement cannot benefit from the refund. The Conservatory will provide for the All-inclusive annual fee refund following the E.R.S.U. verification and communication of the provided merit requirements, required for the benefits’ confirm.

The Tassa Regionale Diritto allo Studio amount of EUR 140,00 is excluded from the refund, as it is directly refunded by E.R.S.U. The annual Tassa di frequenza (attendance fee) and the enrollment fee, if wrongly paid, are not refundable. Student who is not adequate or winner of E.R.S.U. scholarship shall regulate the enrollment by paying the second installment of the All-inclusive annual fee, within the 31st December 2018. After this