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GENERAL CONDITIONS

for course enrolment

 

1) DEFINITIONS – In this Application Form we define: ADLM S.r.l. as ‘ADLM’ for brevity, as the organiser and supplier of the Course; ‘Applicant’ as the person who submits the

application (consisting of this Application Form); ‘Student’ as the Applicant whose application has been accepted as per Article 3 of these General Conditions, and who becomes

therefore subject to ADLM; ‘Course’ as the fashion training programme selected on page 2 of the present document; ‘Course Guide’ as the general guide to the Course, made

available to the Applicant by the ADLM academic administrative offices or adl@accademiadellusso.com before the completion of this Application Form; ’Course Calendar’ as the

document on page 6 of this Application Form indicating the start and end dates of the Course; ‘Tuition Fee’ as the amount to be paid in order to attend the Course as indicated on

page 2 of the present document; ‘Enrolment Fee’ as the deposit that must be paid in order to submit the present Application Form, as indicated on page 2; ‘Documents’ as the

required documents that must be sent together with the Application Form for enrolment, listed below under Article 22; ‘Certificate’ as the Professional Certificate of private nature

issued on successful completion of the Course; ‘Contract’ as the agreement between ADLM and the Student once this application has been completed, signed and sent to ADLM.

The Application Form at this point is the Contract itself.

 

2) APPLICATION – By submitting this Application Form, the Applicant declares and agrees to:

  1. apply for and enrol on the chosen Course in accordance with these General Conditions. ADLM may accept or decline the application at its own discretion.
  2. pay the enrolment fee stated on page 2, without which the application is not valid.
  3. accept the school regulations, which will be presented for signing on the first day of the Course.

 

3) ENROLMENT METHODS – Enrolment is made by completing and signing the Application Form according to these General Conditions, paying the Enrolment Fee indicated on

page 2 and sending it together with the required Documents either by e-mail (scanned in) to adl@accademiadellusso.com or posted to the following address: ADLM S.r.l., Via

Montenapoleone 5, 20121 Milano, Italy. NB This Application Form must be printed, filled in by hand in BLOCK CAPITALS and signed before being sent. ADLM reserves the right to

accept this application. ADLM will notify the Applicant about the acceptance or non-acceptance of this application (by e-mail to the relevant e-mail address given by the Applicant

on page 1 of this Application Form) within 15 days from the date of receipt of the application itself (received either through e-mail or post). If the application is accepted, enrolment

onto the course is provisionally completed until the admission procedure is definitively completed according to Article 4 below.

3a) 3-YEAR COURSES – Enrolment onto the second or third year of a 3-year course will be possible once the Student has successfully completed the relevant course requirements

for the previous year.

 

4) ADMISSION – To be granted admission onto the Course, the Student must have previously paid both the Enrolment Fee and the Tuition Fee indicated on page 2 in full by bank

wire transfer, as stated in Articles 5 and 5a below.

4a) CONDITIONAL ADMISSION – Students who are currently either still in their final year of high school/university or are still attending an English or Italian language course (and

who therefore have not yet completed their final exams and/or have not yet received their final certificate to prove that they have finished their studies) can apply for a course at

ADLM. If a candidate who is still in their final year of high school/university or who is still attending an English or Italian language course wants to apply for a course, a formal letter

from their current school/university/place of study attesting the qualification they are currently studying for, the date they will finish their studies, and the expected date they will

receive their results/official certificate must be presented together with the rest of the Documents listed at section 22 below. This document will act as a temporary substitute for

the final certificate which must be sent as soon as the student has received it. If a student who still studying at high school/university or who is still attending an English or Italian

language course formally applies for a course and their application is accepted, they will be given a CONDITIONAL OFFER of a place on their chosen course until they have successfully

finished their studies, passed their exams, and have presented the official certificate to ADLM as proof of this. Such candidates complete the standard admissions procedure

as described in articles 3 and 4 above, with the only difference that the completed admission is conditional. In the event that a student who has been conditionally admitted onto a

course fails to achieve the required qualification, he/she can either request a total reimbursement of all fees paid, or request for the fees to be deferred to the next academic year

(on condition that they obtain the required qualification) as stated in articles 7 and 8 below. In both cases, failure to achieve the qualification must be documented and proven by

means of a formal letter addressed to ADLM from the school/institution where the student is currently studying.

 

5) ENROLMENT FEE PAYMENT – The payment of the Enrolment Fee indicated on page 2 must be made before or simultaneously to the submission of the Application Form, via

bank wire transfer to the bank account specified in article 5b below. A copy of the completed bank wire transfer must be attached to the Application Form.

5a) TUITION FEE PAYMENT – Payment of the Tuition Fee must be effectuated at least, and no later than 30 days before the Course start date via bank wire transfer to the bank

account specified in article 5b below. This deadline being understood, for non-EU Applicants who must apply for the relevant visa for Italy, it is strongly recommended to proceed

with the payment of the Tuition Fee as soon as possible to allow ADLM to issue the required formal letters necessary for the Applicant to apply for the visa.

5b) BANK TRANSFER DETAILS – The Enrolment and Tuition Fees should be made by bank wire transfer to the following bank account:

Bank name: UBI Banca

Beneficiary: ADLM S.r.l. Via Montenapoleone 5, 20121 Milano

Bank branch address: Via XX Settembre 114, 52037 SANSEPOLCRO (AR)

IBAN: IT67R0311171610000000091517

SWIFT/BIC Code: BLOPIT22

REASON FOR PAYMENT: Applicant’s name and surname, name of chosen course, start date, and please indicate if the payment is related to the ‘Enrolment Fee’ or ‘Tuition Fee’

5c) TAX EXEMPTION – Both the Enrolment and Tuition Fees are exempt from VAT in accordance with Article 10 c. 20 DPR 633/72 of Italian Law.

 

6) COURSE CANCELLATION – ADLM reserves the right to cancel the Course before it starts in the following cases, giving written notice at least 15 days prior to the start date of

the Course:

  1. if the minimum number of 6 enrolled students is not reached
  2. if there is a lack of the necessary conditions to be able to activate the Course

In the event that the Course is cancelled, the Student has the right to a full refund or deferral of all amounts paid (as described in articles 7 and 8 below)

 

7) FULL REFUND OF AMOUNTS PAID – The previously paid Enrolment Fee and Tuition Fee can only be fully refunded in the following cases:

  1. If ADLM sends notification of non-acceptance onto the course within 15 days from the receipt date of the Application Form as per Article 3 above.
  2. For non-EU citizens only: if the Student’s visa is rejected by the Italian Embassy, and only after ADLM receives written notice from the Italian Embassy itself.
  3. If the Applicant/Student sends written notice of cancellation within 30 days of the signing of this Application Form, in accordance with Italian Legislative Decree 206/2005 and

subsequent amendments.

  1. If a student with conditional admission fails to achieve the required qualification (see article 4a above), which must be documented and proven by means of a formal letter addressed

to ADLM from the school/institution where the student is currently studying.

  1. If ADLM cancels the course (see article 6 above)

 

8) DEFERRAL OF AMOUNTS PAID – In the events described in article 7 above, the Student can choose not to be refunded, but request for the fees paid to be deferred to the next

academic year’s intake.

 

9) TRAINING ACTIVITIES – All courses held at the ADLM campus indicated on page 2 include the following training activities:

a Theoretical training: lectures and theoretical activities structured into modules, at the end of which, if stated in the Course Guide, there may be an Evaluation Test. The number

of hours and module structure are specified in the Course Guide.

b Professional Workshops (only present if so stated in the Course Guide): including project preparation and seminars held by visiting professors, as well as visits to companies,

events and fairs.

c Project Workshops (only present if so stated in the Course Guide): including research and application studies which explain and supplement the content of relevant modules.

d Final Examination: each course ends with a Final Examination (for Preparatory Courses this is an Evaluation Test) which allows successful students to obtain the Certificate.

 

10) STUDY PROGRAMME AND NO. OF HOURS – the Course programme, structure, and number of hours are indicated in each respective Course Guide.

 

11) COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE – Course attendance is mandatory; arriving late or leaving early to training activities (Article 9) will result in the application of one hour of absence

for every hour or fraction of an hour greater than 15 minutes; Absences of more than 20% of the total hours of a module (related to the activities detailed in Article 9 points a,b,c)

will result in the automatic failure of that module, that is the non-attainment of the minimum module pass mark required (see Article 14 for pass rates). Exceeding the absence

limit is penalised as follows: For Master’s and Intensive Courses and final year of 3-Year Courses, the student will not be admitted to the Final Examination (see Article 14) and

consequently will not be awarded the Certificate; for Preparatory Courses, the student will not be admitted to the final Evaluation Test (see Article 14) and consequently will not

be awarded the Certificate; For 3-Year non-final-year students, exceeding the absence limit will result in the student not being admitted onto the successive year of the course.

 

12) TIMETABLE – The activities listed in Article 9 points a, b and c can be held from Monday to Saturday. The specific dates, including the start and end times of lessons, are indicated

in the course timetable which is sent out by email on a weekly basis by the academic administrative office. The timetable may vary according to teaching needs. The dates of

Evaluation Tests (see Articles 9 point a, and Article 14) are also indicated in the course timetable.

 

13) LOCATION – The training activities referred to in Article 9 points a and d, are held at the campus indicated on page 2; the training activities referred to in points b and c may be

performed outside of the campus indicated on page 2; specifically ADLM may propose to the Student several alternative locations for these activities, at least one of which will be

in the Region where the ADLM campus indicated on page 2 is located. Any potential costs for transport, board and lodging that may result from these external activities are entirely

at the expense of the Student.

 

14) ASSESSMENT – There are two different exam type categories: Evaluation Tests and Final Examinations. Evaluation Tests are held at the end of each module (and at the end of

Preparatory Courses) and are marked out of thirty with a pass rate of 18/30. In the event of a fail (a mark lower than 18/30) in up to a maximum of 3 modules, the student concerned

can participate in a catch up session. Final Examinations are held at the end of Master’s, Intensive and 3-Year (final year) Courses, and consist in presenting a thesis structured as

a project in front of the examination committee. Final Examinations are marked out of 110 with a pass rate of 60/110. The issuing of the Certificate is subject to attaining an average

mark throughout the Course which is no lower than 18/30 in Evaluation Tests, and 60/110 in the Final Examination. For non-final-year 3-Year course students, admission to the

successive year of the course is subject to attaining an average mark no lower than 18/30.

 

15) COURSE DURATION – The start and end dates of the Course are specified in the Course Calendar on page 6 of this Application Form, and the Student will be notified by email

of any changes in a timely manner by ADLM.

 

16) TALENT WORKS – ADLM reserves the right to use, without liability, the talent works produced by the Student during the Course and to take advantage of them.

 

17) SERVICES INCLUDED IN TUITION FEE – The Tuition Fee indicated on page 2 includes attendance of the Course. The amount indicated does NOT include possible travel or

accommodation expenses and, more generally, it only includes what is clearly stated as included.

 

18) WITHDRAWAL FROM THE COURSE – After submitting this Application Form and being admitted onto the Course, the Student may withdraw by submitting a withdrawal request

through means of a registered letter with return receipt, or through another approved means of communication which legally certifies the sending date. This must be sent to

ADLM’s registered office (see Article 3). Except as provided for in Article 7, the Enrolment Fee will not be refunded. In the event of withdrawal from the Course and without prejudice

to the provisions of Article 7, the following rates will apply:

– if the withdrawal occurs more than (and up to) 90 calendar days before the Course start date, ADLM will be entitled to retain 30% of the Tuition Fee;

– if the withdrawal occurs between the 60th and 89th calendar day before the Course start date, ADLM will be entitled to retain 50% of the Tuition Fee;

– if the withdrawal occurs between the 30th and 59th calendar day before the Course start date, ADLM will be entitled to retain 70% of the Tuition Fee;

– if the withdrawal occurs less than 30 calendar days before the Course start date and more generally in the event the Student does not attend the Course, there will be no refund

whatsoever of the Tuition Fee.

For the purposes of this Article, the Course start date is as indicated on the Course Calendar referred to in Article 15 above, and the date of withdrawal is that on which the withdrawal

request was sent; if a change in the Course start date has been notified according to Article 15 and the Student attends even one hour of training activities, there will be no

refund whatsoever of the Tuition Fee.

 

19) PRIVACY LAWS – According to Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, personal data provided by the Applicant will be collected by ADLM for administrative purposes, as described

in the Privacy Policy attached to this Application Form. Providing this data is essential in order to evaluate the Applicant’s suitability to attend the Course. A student’s personal data

will only be communicated to subjects appointed by ADLM who carry out administrative and/or teaching activities connected with the provision of the selected Course, or to subjects

that may participate in the final examination project (as described in the Course Guide).

 

20) DURATION OF THE CONTRACT – The Contract will expire within 18 months of the date when it was signed and, in any case, upon the end date of the Course. If the end date of

the Course is later than the Contract expiry date, the latter will be considered extended until the conclusion of the Course.

 

21) GOVERNING LAW – This Contract is exclusively governed by Italian law.

 

22) DOCUMENTS TO ENCLOSE WITH THE APPLICATION FORM which must be signed by the Applicant:

– CV

– Copy of High school/upper secondary school qualification (leaver’s certificate), or most recent qualification at the same or higher level (if this is not in English or Italian, an English

or Italian translation should also be provided).

– Signed personal statement (autobiographical) explaining reasons for applying to ADLM, personal interests and aspirations.

– Portfolio (not compulsory but applicants who have one are encouraged to send it). The portfolio must contain at least 10-12 drawings, photos or slides which demonstrate technical

ability, design skills, and creativity. These must be accompanied by a short description of how you have directly contributed to the project development.

– For non-native English/Italian speakers only: copy of English/Italian language certificate (depending on the Course language choice indicated on page 2) or a request for a skype

language interview.

– Signed Privacy Policy Document pursuant to article 13 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30th June 2003 (See Page 5).

– Signed photocopy of a valid Passport.

– Photocopy of the completed Enrolment Fee bank wire transfer payment.

 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICANTS OF ADLM MASTER’S COURSES (these must be sent in addition to the documents listed above)

– 2 reference letters from academic/professional referees (in English or Italian)

– Copy of at least a 3-year University Degree (with translation into English or Italian)

NB: Two identical passport-size photos, signed on the back, must be brought on the first day of the Course.

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