- Before travelling to Italy, check real-time information on Italy and possible travel bans or restrictions on https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/ or contact your local Italian ambassy. If you do not fulfill the travelling requirements we may not be able to admit you in class.

We remember that in case your enter to Italy requires a swab, you need to send us the copy of the negative result together with the pdf form at the following link: https://www.esteri.it/mae/en/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html
You can register to a course or package through the website www.gelatouniversity.com. First of all please register online, then choose the course you are interested in, the dates, the language, then go on with your registration to the course. Otherwise you can send an e-mail to info@gelatouniversity.com indicating the course you are interested in. Carpigiani staff will help you with the registration.
You can submit your payment in the following methods:

1. With credit card.
2. Via wire transfer. You must submit the payment WITHIN 20 DAYS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE COURSE.

If you had any trouble with your payment process when you placed your order, please use the link below to complete your order:

The course must be paid for AT LEAST 20 DAYS BEFORE lessons start.

Usually the day before classes start. If total number of participants reaches the limit set for a given course, registrations will be closed earlier. In such cases Carpigiani Gelato University will consider the possibility of adding a new course on its calendar in order to satisfy the demand. 
Campus courses in Bologna usually start at 9.00 am and finish at 5.00 pm. For other locations, dates and times for each course vary according to the location and can be found here: https://www.gelatouniversity.com/en/contact-us/carpigiani-worldwide. Check these details carefully when you sign up for a course.
In case of postponement of a course, the Carpigiani Gelato University commits to inform the participants within 10 days from the scheduled first day of the course, by mail or phone. The advanced payment can be used as a credit for other dates fixed by Carpigiani Gelato University or can be requested for a full refund. For approved refunds, Carpigiani Gelato University will refund within 30 working days after the request by the student. Transportation costs will be refunded as well (the receipts for these expenses should be sent to Carpigiani by fax or mail).
If the student decides to cancel his/her enrollment to the course, the notification must be made within 7 days before the beginning of the course. The communication must be in writing, by email or using the fax number: 0039 051-6505305. The refund or credit of 80% of total gross value will be made by Carpigiani Gelato University. A student who leaves the training program once it has already started can recover the sessions, according to the schedule and the availability of Carpigiani University, but will not be refunded. Your participation can be substituted by family or friends, by written notice, by email or fax before the course starts with all the personal details about the new partecipant.
Carpigiani Gelato University has negotiated special rates at a few hotels in the area. Hotel costs are NOT paid to CGU and their cost includes breakfast and the shuttle bus to reach our school in the morning and to comeback to the hotels in the afternoon. 

Accomodation and logistics:

Our partner Hotel Amadeus (www.amadeushotel.it) has a special price reserved for Carpigiani Gelato University students and a free shuttle service from the Hotel to the school every day. Prices: 56 EUR for single room, 74 EUR for double room, 89 EUR for triple room per night, breakfast, parking and free Wi-fi included. You can easily book your stay directly online, using the contact-us form in the information section of their website. *

* The prices can be modified by the hotels during fair and other events in Bologna.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: To reach our school, you can catch the bus 87 (check the timetable at the link: https://www.tper.it/sites/tper.it/files/ORARI/BO-EST-2018/tper_Bo087.pdf ) from the Central Train Station of Bologna. The stop of the bus is in front of Carpigiani Headquarters. When you buy the bus ticket, we kindly remind you to specifiy that you want a ticket for the ZONE 2 (2,20€). THE TICKET MUST BE BOUGHT BEFORE TO GET ON THE BUS.
Carpigiani Gelato University will provide a free shuttle that transports students to and from the campus, from the hotels Amadeus, Airport and eventually Verdemilia. 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: To reach Carpigiani Gelato University, you can catch the bus 87 from the Central Train Station of Bologna (to check the timetable https://www.tper.it/sites/tper.it/files/ORARI/BO-EST-2018/tper_Bo087.pdf). The stop of this bus, named ANZOLA-MAGLI, is in front of Carpigiani headquarters. When you buy the bus ticket, we kindly remind you to specifiy that you want a ticket for the ZONE 2 (2,10€). THE TICKET MUST BE BOUGHT BEFORE TO GET ON THE BUS.

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The hotel cost includes breakfast. For lunch, students eat for free at the Carpigiani cafeteria. Students will have to make their own arrangements for dinner, either at the hotel or local restaurants.
Carpigiani Gelato University provides everything necessary for the course: notebook, syllabus, pen for the theoretical part; uniform, apron and cap for the lab work. Students should dress comfortably and wear practical shoes (non-slip).
At the end of the course CGU provides a certificate of participation. After the Complete Curriculum Become a Gelatiere, students will receive a certificate of attendace. 
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