Incoming Program


Program and Services 2011 – 2012

Cosenza – Italy




 Euroform RFS offers a wide range of internship activities in different areas: Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Tourism, Journalism, Editor, Architecture, Design, Environment, Veterinary, Psychology, ICT, Engineering, Publicity, Pedagogy, Biology, Geology, Art, Pharmacy, Italian cuisine, ecc.

We organize the placement activities in the cities of Cosenza and Rende. Also we organize the placements in Turin (Torino) city for the participants specialised in the area of ICT.

Euroform RFS has promoted and participated in numerous projects under the framework of Life Long Learning Programme and hosted nearly 150 – 200 students per year. We have got a consolidated experience in organizing the internship activities, exchange visits, Italian language courses so we guarantee a high quality service.

Our placement coordinators work every day to provide the right accommodation, appropriate socio-linguistic supporting activities, and effective tutoring during the placement activities. Every program is supervised and fine-tuned according to the weekly feedback given by both the trainees and the organizations where the trainees are placed. To guarantee the results of our placement programs, these organizations are carefully selected after a rigorous due diligence work covering their activities, practices, and work ethics. Moreover, all participants are interviewed by the future employer in order to meet with the requirements of the goal of the placement.

Exchange Projects

Euroform RFS’s exchange projects have encompassed a wide range of subjects, including thematic regarding the analysis and the comparison between the different European educational systems, schools’ management, the international co-operation among schools, the comparison and study of innovative methodologies, and SME adaptation to the European market. The Organization is particularly involved in the area of designing and delivering programs in the area of Adult Education and Orientation, to meet the emerging needs of the European community.

 During the several projects carried out in partnership with different international academic institutions, Euroform RFS has offered, as hosting partner, a wide range of services, such as seminaries, round-tables with experts and local authorities, socio-cultural activities, and appropriate leisure activities.


Linguistic preparation and socio – cultural activities

 Euroform RFS provides all project participants’ with the necessary language and cultural preparation to improve their basic communication skills in Italian and to better relate to the new environment. All our teachers are native speakers with extensive experience in teaching, and training in multicultural environments.

The main objectives of our language courses are:

  • Providing the necessary basic communication skills to better relate to the new experience, from a linguistic, cultural, and social point of view.
  • Providing glossary/ technical vocabulary for the work place.
  • Preparing the participants to the day-to-day life in the Italian socio-cultural context.
  • Providing the participants with basic knowledge about the Italian working and professional system to overcome eventual new challenges.

Our staff organizes a wide customized cultural program for our guests.

The project activities start with a guidance and orientation session where the agenda and other important information regarding the program are shared and discussed.  During the initial meeting Euroform RFS Staff gives details about the city and its surroundings, and provides information on how to get around and enjoy the local lifestyle.

Guided visits and cultural excursions aim to provide the programs’ participants with an opportunity to learn about the history and the traditions of this beautiful and culturally rich land.

Participants are often offered to get involved in the different activities of Euroform RFS. This gives them the possibility to build closer relationship with the hosting organisation. The main goal of our socio-cultural program is to provide the participants with an enriching experience that goes beyond the mere technical learning. 



Euroform RFS logistic services are designed to provide maximum comfort to the mobility programs’ participants. We put a lot of efforts into finding, assessing and managing accommodation to ensure the best visiting experience.

Depending on the partner’s requirements and budget, we can find accommodation in apartments, Hostels, or in hotels. Apartments are fully furnished and equipped with kitchen appliances, and they are generally located in the city centre to allow easy access to shops and other places of historical interest. Euroform RFS’s personnel performs periodical inspection of the apartments to assure the quality standard necessary for a pleasant staying. Also the quality of the service of the hostels and hotels we use for accommodation is periodically assessed. This important due diligence activity has guaranteed, so far, a high qualitative standard of accommodation services deliverance.

Meals and Local Transportation

Euroform RFS has built a network of restaurants and other organizations that provides the participants with authentic local culinary experiences.  


Cosenza and its surrounding areas are served by an excellent public transportation system. At the first orientation meeting, the program’s participants are briefed regarding the city, and they receive bus tickets and all instructions on how to get around.


At the end of the program, all eligible participants receive the following certificates:

  • Program Attendance Certificate;
  • Italian Language Certificate;
  • Certificate of Completion given by the organization where the training was done;
  • Europass mobility.


 Cosenza – a European City. Dynamic and modern, this beautiful city is located in the northern part of Calabria and lies on the Valley of the Crati River. It has a population of 140,000 inhabitants – 20,000 of which are students – and it is one of the main cultural, artistic and economic centres in the Calabria region.

 Euroform RFS’ offices are in the lovely town of Rende, a dynamic and important center, located on the outskirt of Cosenza, 30 minutes away from the Tyrrhenian Sea, and 30 minutes away fro the mountains of Sila.

Rende is known for the University of Calabria (UNICAL), one of the most important university in Italy.

The closest Airport to Rende is Lameza Terme Airport (airport code: SUF ; website Lamezia Terme Airport is conveniently connected to Rende via bus.

 From all other airports please refer to the specific airport’s web site to check the connections to the closest main train station. From there, please keep in mind that your final destination by train is the train station of “Cosenza”, which is conveniently located a few minutes away from Rende.


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