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Learn Italian in Italy

Embracing the challenge of learning Italian in Italy promises a transformative journey that marries language acquisition with cultural immersion. 

Engaging with Italy's storied history, vibrant arts scene, and delectable cuisine all serve to infuse the language learning process with depth and context that simply cannot be replicated in a traditional classroom setting. Consequently, studying Italian in Italy is much more than a linguistic pursuit; it's a multifaceted, cultural education that fosters an intimate connection with the heart of Italy and its people.

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Where to study Italian in Italy

Discover Italian Culture

Deciding where to study Italian in Italy can be as exciting as the language journey itself, given the country's plethora of iconic cities and reputable language schools. Among these, Florence stands out as a prime location for its rich artistic heritage and authentic Tuscan charm. Here, students can consider enrolling at Linguaviva Language School, renowned for its comprehensive Italian courses and immersive cultural programs. Situated in the heart of the city, Linguaviva offers an unparalleled learning experience that harmoniously blends language proficiency with cultural understanding.

Experiences & Courses in Italy

Immersive Italian language-learning

Medici Villas

Italian + Art History

in Florence, Italy

This extremely popular course combines the school's morning Standard Italian Course with afternoon classes in Italian Art History

  • 16+
  • A1
  • 2 weeks +
Italian Cookery

Italian + Cooking

in Florence, Italy

This course combines learning Italian in the morning and Italian cookery lessons in the afternoon in one of Italy's most iconic cities - Florence

  • 16+
  • A1
  • 2 weeks +
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Standard Italian

in Florence, Italy

There can be no better place to learn Italian than historic Florence and this Italian course is perfectly balanced between helping you develop your communication skills without forgetting the basics.

  • 16+
  • A0
  • 2 weeks +
Our Guides & Articles

Prepare for your Italian learning experience in Italy

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5 Italian Expressions About Wine

Proverbs are a very important part of any language. Some of the proverbs and expressions have literal meanings, while others don’t. The Italian language is full of proverbs and expressions. As you may already know, wine is also an essential part of Italian identity so read on and learn some important Italian expressions about wine.

Why Study Abroad

7 Reasons to Study a Language Abroad

You want to study and learn a new language. In order to do so, you can either stay in your home country and take courses at a language school or with a tutor, study online or you can choose the more exciting and effective option: pack your bags and study a language abroad. Studying a language abroad is an adventure! You will go outside your comfort zone and immerse yourself in a new language and culture.

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What you need to know before studying abroad

Most people agree that studying abroad is a valuable experience. To ensure that you make the most of it, it's important to be prepared. The following guide will help you prepare all the important things like expenses, visas and what to carry before taking that flight.

Studying Italian in Italy FAQs

Have questions?

Do I need a visa for Italy?

You might need a visa. It depends on, among other things, how long you are planning on staying, and what nationality/passport you hold. If you hold an EU passport you definitely do not need a visa

I have booked a language experience programme to Italy on the Wiseward website? Do I need a visa?

You almost certainly do not need a study visa for the language experiences and courses offered on the Wiseward website; unless you are planning to stay longer than three months. Depending on your nationality you may need a visitor visa. Additional useful information can be found on the Italian Government website

I am just about to go to University to study Italian. Is there an Italian language course you could recommend before a start my degree?

We would recommend an intensive Italian Course at one of our partner schools in Italy. It is a wonderful way to get started on your university journey.

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