to the Pre-academic / Foundation Course in Electronic Music and Sound Engineering


There is no entry test to gain access to the pre-academic course. The course willingly starts from a zero level, in order to offer the same theoretic-practical knowledge to all students.

Before registering to the course it is possible to participate in our orientation meetings with the Didactic Direction or in the OPEN DAYS, an entire day to live as a Saint Louis student, attending classes, lectures, labs, and meeting the responsible of the Department of interest.

The approximate cost for the Pre-Academic Course in Electronic Music and Sound Engineering is € 3.800.



To register to the Pre-academic Course:

  1. Fill in the Application Webform, that you see on the right-hand side of this page
  2. Wait to be contacted by the International Office Team
  3. Pay the registration fee  of € 150 approximately (the specific amount changes according to the registration period), following the instructions that the International Office will send you on your e-mail. The registration fee is non refundable.

Non-EU Students requiring a study VISA to enter Italy can get an Admission Certificate from our International Office to be submitted to the Italian Embassy in their Country, only when the above procedure is finalized.

To get information about VISA procedures please click here and visit the page:

For general useful information for International Students please visit the dedicated section of the website – International Students


Registrations for International students start every year in January while available places last. There are 12 available places every year in English speaking classes.


NB: Saint Louis  Courses have a yearly structure, with classes starting in September and lasting in July, mandatory attendance. IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO START THE COURSES IN FEBRUARY (or, in general, from the 2nd semester on). It is only possible to start attending the classes in SEPTEMBER, at the beginning of the Academic year. Check here Saint Louis Academic Calendar.