Italy

Art, culture, gastronomy and architecture in the cradle of pasta and love. Study in Italy, learn new skills, relive passions and practice your Italian. She walks the streets of one of the country's fashionable cities, Florence; enjoying everything it has to offer you. This is just one example of the many fascinating destinations where you can fulfill your dreams and hobbies, while spending time with people of your own age.

Italy

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Italy

STUDY IN ITALY THE CRADLE OF ART AND FASHION

Italy is one of the best places in the world to immerse yourself in the world of art and fashion.

LEARN ITALIAN

An important language for the vast culture that Italy has expressed in its long history, in every period.

VARIETY OF PROGRAMS

In addition to language and university studies, we have a wide variety of courses in art, fashion, gastronomy and more.

EASY VISA WITH OUR ADVICE

In Italy you can obtain a type C visa (for a stay of less than 90 days) or a type D visa (for a stay of more than 90 days).

ACCOMMODATION ACCORDING TO NEED

Under 18, with a host family. Over 18, the previous option, student residence or shared or independent apartment.

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ITALIAN COURSES

  • Standard course
  • Intensive course
  • Super intensive course
  • One to one course
  • College preparatory
  • Cils and Plida exam preparation course
  • Preparatory Courses for Fashion and Design Schools
  • Online courses
  • Italian + Internship
  • Summer programs for youth ages 12-17
  • Preparatory courses for Chinese students Marco Polo and Turandot

ITALIAN +

  • Painting & Drawing
  • Visual arts
  • Sculpture
  • History of art
  • Fashion design
  • Art therapy
  • Mosaic
  • Interior design
  • Ceramics
  • Engraved art
  • Al Fresco
  • Italian cuisine

LEARN THE BASICS OF THE LANGUAGE!

The idea is that you learn the basics of Italian so that you can communicate to live this fantastic experience, go sightseeing and take the course in the company of people your age who share your same interests!

ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM

ART HISTORY TOURS The cultural program includes visits to famous museums, academies, monuments, churches, gardens and historic villas. All entrance fees and the guided tour with an Art History teacher are included in the price.

EXCURSIONS The program proposes classic itineraries to discover the fascinating mix of history, culture, art and landscape for which Italy is universally famous, and in particular Tuscany. All excursions are supervised by Linguaviva teachers. Transportation, guided tours, entrance fees are included in the price, meals are not included.

FOOD AND WINE During their stay in Florence, participants can have the possibility to discover the secrets of Italian cuisine and wine through two lessons in one of the most famous cooking schools in Florence. You will also enjoy lectures on culinary topics and a visit to a winery in Chianti.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES IN FLORENCE, ITALY

A rich program of social activities to experience the Italian way of life.

Discover Florence with our Social Activities:
During your stay in Florence you will have the opportunity to experience social and cultural life through a program of cultural and leisure activities organized by our School.

These usually include guided tours of the most important museums and galleries, lectures on various aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society, a selection of famous Italian films regularly shown at school, nights out for an aperitif in Florentine cafes fashion, walks through typical and interesting areas of Florence.

The program allows you to practice your Italian, expand your knowledge of Italian culture and have fun with your new friends.

It takes place with a team of teachers who will always be with you to help you improve your Italian and better understand the Italian way of life.
At the beginning of each course, you will be presented with the final program, which includes detailed information about each activity.

We're sure we'll have a memorable time together!

OTHER SOCIAL ACTIVITIES IN FLORENCE, ITALY

EXCURSIONS
During the weekends, usually on Saturdays, full-day excursions to the most famous Italian cities and famous sites are organized. During the weekdays, half-day tours are planned to places of interest near Florence and wine-producing estates. Siena and San Gimignano, Pisa, Rome, Venice, Verona, 5 Terre (by the sea), Chianti (visit a winery).

ART HISTORY VISITS
They are guided tours of the most important museums and galleries: Duomo, Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery, Bargello, Santa Croce, Santa Maria Novella, The Medici Villas. There will always be a member of staff with you.

CONFERENCES
Various aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society are presented: Italian songs, Italian fashion, Italian cuisine, Italian wines, Italian gestures, Italian art, Italian opera.

FILMS
A selection of famous Italian films is regularly screened at the school.

FLORENCE BY NIGHT
Welcome and farewell dinners, musical events, disco and typical bars.

Accommodation

Accommodation Description

We have a wide variety of families hosting students, from young couples without children to single parents and older couples with children. Either way, you’ll be able to practice your Italian on a daily basis and experience the culture of Florence first-hand.

Characteristic

Half Board Option: breakfast and dinner, every day including weekends. It will be the same meal as the host family, and it is common to share a table during these meals.

Breakfast only option: you will be served a typical Italian breakfast every day of the week. This option does not include the use of the hosts’ kitchen to prepare other meals.

Use of the kitchen option: this is a self-catering solution, although living with a host family, you can buy what you want to prepare your own food.

Location: Homestays are located both in the city center and in the residential areas surrounding the center, at a maximum distance of 15 minutes by bus from the school.

Rooms: single or twin accommodation for couples traveling together.

Bathroom: Usually shared with the host family or other guests. You can request accommodation with a private bathroom.

Internet: Wi-Fi is available in most accommodations free of charge.

Requirements

Minimum age

If you are a student under the age of 16, you can only book accommodation with a family with half board. If you are a student over 16 years of age, you can choose the type of accommodation you want between half board, use of the kitchen or just breakfast.

Duration

The family houses can be reserved for a minimum of 2 weeks.

Booking

The accommodation must be reserved from the Sunday before the start of the course, until the Saturday after its completion.

Description

This self-catering accommodation option is perfect for you if you want to be more independent, rent a room in a shared flat with other students, but without a host to keep score.

Characteristic

Location: Shared flats are centrally located, often just a short walk from the school.

Rooms: private dormitory with single or double accommodation for students traveling together. The rooms are fully furnished.

Bathroom: to share with other students in the apartment.

Internet: Wi-Fi available in most apartments.

Public services: heating, electricity and water are included in the price of accommodation.

House linen: sheets and towels are provided free of charge.

Accommodation Requirements

Minimum age For

For this option you must be at least 18 years old.

Duration

You can book this accommodation for a minimum of 2 weeks.

Booking

The accommodation must be reserved from the Sunday before the start of the course until the Saturday after its completion.

Description

The perfect option if you are more independent and prefer more privacy. Have a small apartment or studio just for you. This accommodation is also available for couples or two friends traveling together.

We do not manage the apartments directly, but we have trusted real estate agencies specialized in accommodation for international students. More information will be given when making the reservation.

Accommodation Characteristics

Location: Self-catering apartments are centrally located, often just a short walk from the school.

Location: Self-catering apartments are centrally located, often just a short walk from the school.

Internet: Wi-Fi is offered free of charge in all apartments.

Furniture and wardrobe of the house: the apartments are fully equipped. Kitchen utensils, bed linen and towels are provided.

Requirements

Minimum age

You must be at least 18 years old.

Duration

This accommodation can be booked for a minimum of 1 week.

Booking

Accommodation is reserved from the Sunday before the course starts until the Saturday after it ends.

Public services

Paid based on your consumption.

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Sara received her fashion designer degree in Florence, Italy.

Sara lived a multicultural experience - First year, Miami (USA) and Second year, Florence (Italy) In Spanish

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