Outstandingly good courses in every aspect
Italian + Culture through the Ages
This Italian and Culture through the Ages programme, aimed at those over fifty years old, offers a really pleasant mixture of Italian language tuition, excursions to some historic places in Tuscany, as well as visits to artistic and historical centres, lectures on cultural subjects, and an insight into Italian food and wine.
- 2 weeks +
Italian Language + Culture
This Italian Cultural programme, aimed at those over fifty years old, offers a really pleasant mixture of Italian language tuition, excursions to some historic places in Tuscany, as well as visits to artistic and historical centres, lectures on cultural subjects, and an insight into Italian food and wine.
- 2 weeks +
Immerse yourself in Italian culture
Embracing the challenge of learning Italian in Italy promises a transformative journey that marries language acquisition with cultural immersion.
While Florence carefully maintains its Renaissance architecture and culture, it is not locked in the past. In fact, the city pulsates with life, from scurrying students going to classes in the university quarter, to those of all ages who whiz by on iconic Vespas and Lambrettas; it is this beautiful mix of the old and the new that makes the city what it is today.
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.
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.
Advantages of being a polyglot
People who speak more than two languages know and, what is more important, feel the advantage of that knowledge. The idea of multilingualism is misunderstood. Getting yourself a good job and improving your career are not the only reasons why you should learn a new language. It's more than that. Being a polyglot is a mental exercise. Thanks to this mental exercise you will be able to transform your thoughts into sentences and express yourself more clearly.
Do I need a visa to study in Florence, Italy?
It depends. Please refer to our Italy Visas guide, which will give you all the information you need.
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.
How much will a visa for Italy cost if I need one?
The visa fee is dependent on what type of visa you are applying for and how long you plan to stay. There may be other additional administration costs as well so it's worth checking. The final amount depends on the place, duration and purpose of your stay.
As a general rule, you can pay the fee in your local currency to the Italian Embassy or mission in your country of residence.