Learn Italian in Milan
There is no better way to study Italian than by learning it in the home of the language - learn Italian in Italy. Because of the wide choice and individual charm of the destinations, it is difficult to choose. So, which destination shall I choose?
Culture lovers come here as it is a city world-renowned for its history, fashion and music. There is a seemingly endless array of historic buildings, museums, shops with world-famous Italian designer labels, and La Scala - one of the best known and most important opera houses in the world. All this is waiting for you when you come to Milan to study Italian and it will be an unforgettable experience. Milan is easily accessible and Malpensa Airport has non-stop flights from almost all major airports.
You can learn Italian in this fascinating city with Sprachdirekt. Come and discover Milan from all aspects! Our language school is located in the centre of the city in Torre Velasca, one of the most famous buildings in the city. All the major sights are in the immediate vicinity of the school and are within easy walking distance.
Whether you want to combine your language course with a city break or simply want to focus on learning Italian intensively, Milan is the right destination for you!
Our School Location
The famous and unmistakable `Torre Velasca`, has been home to our school since 2011. The unusually-shaped building is well-known far and wide. The mushroom-shaped tower is almost 100 metres high and was designed by a group of Milanese architects in the 1950s. It has recently become a listed building due to its historical and architectural value. We are very fortunate to be able to have our school in this building. Our school occupies the entire 5th floor. The uniqueness of this building and its central location provides a great setting for your Italian language course and makes our stay a really exciting experience!
Torre Velasca is in close proximity to the world famous 'Duomo', La Scala and the city centre with its world famous shops! The school is ideally located for connections to all forms of public transport with an underground station right on the doorstep - so you can reach the school easily from any direction!
Our language school in Milan has 13 bright and comfortable classrooms, and three of these are taken up by our Executive Centre. Each classroom is equipped with a flat screen TV, DVD player and audio system. The school offers a comfortable lounge area providing a relaxed and informal atmosphere where students can meet.
The school staff at the reception is available during school opening times for all students and the team is always happy to give you any advice and information you need for a pleasant stay. They try to help you with any questions you might have. Whether you want to book additional Italian lessons, book a trip or ask where you can get the best cappuccino in town - you will find the answers here! The minimum age for participation on our Italian language courses in Milan is 16.
"Milan is a great city in with many different things to do. The course at this school really helped me to learn Italian, and also to find out about the history of the country."
"I liked the school, the way of teaching (the chance to speak Italian), the building, the openness, the beautiful atmosphere and the chance to quickly get to know and communicate with so many students from different countries. It was a lot of fun."
"I really enjoyed my time here at the school and on the course. All the teachers were great. This was a very valuable experience for me and I want to thank the teachers and the team again for all their great work."
"My time at the language school in Milan was terrific. I studied here for a month and it really brought my Italian up to scratch. Therefore, I must say that the way of teaching is really effective. Thanks to everybody."
"I was at the school for two months and it was a very interesting, enjoyable and at the same time educational experience. Thanks to all the professional and helpful teachers. Thanks also to the whole team at the school."
"Learning Italian at this school was great fun. The social activities were good and the students could improve their Italian outside the classroom by joining in on these activities."
"The experience I had at the language school in Milan was just great and I am proud to have chosen this school."
"Milan has the best of both the old and the modern. It is an ideal city for students and rich in architecture and fashion."
"The time at the school was superb and I was able to improve my Italian a great deal."
"I was in Milan for a whole month in total, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The city is just beautiful. The team and the teachers were all very helpful and the school has a nice family atmosphere. I would thoroughly recommend this school to anyone who wants to learn Italian."
Our language school in Milan offers a wide range of Italian language courses. We have something for you if you want to learn Italian from scratch again, if you need Italian for your job, if you want a relaxed trip to Italy and the chance to get to know the language or if you would simply like to experience the Italian lifestyle and the city of Milan for yourself.
Our general Italian language courses are ideal for students who want to learn Italian from scratch or want to build on basic skills. Even if you already have a solid or advanced knowledge of Italian you can choose how many lessons you want per week. You have the choice between 20 or 28 lessons per week.
For those who would like their language course to be as intensive as possible, we recommend our combination course. Participants gain from the advantages a group course with general Italian lessons and afterwards take additional individual 1:1 courses where you can focus on specific topics with your teacher. In addition to the general Italian language courses which focus on everyday Italian, we offer a wide range of language courses which focus on special topics such as: Italian 50 +, Italian and shopping, Italian and football or even Italian and cookery! Please contact us directly for more detailed information about these offers.
All of our Italian language courses in Milan are available at various language levels. We assess your level before you start to make sure you are in the appropriate group! However many lessons you choose and whatever topic you want to focus on, we ensure that you are with participants of a similar level!
Course Prices (in Euro)
All course fees include: Italian language courses as described, placement test, welcome pack, course certificate, teaching materials, free internet access (WLAN), activity program, library, video library with free DVD rental.
Save! The longer the course duration, the cheaper the price per week!
|Courses start every Monday||1 Wk||2 Wk||3 Wk||4 Wk||6 Wk||8 Wk||12 Wk||24 Wk|
|Standard Italian course (20 lessons)||223||385||560||716||1,070||1,424||2,016||3,840|
|Intensive 'Crash' course (28 lessons)||293||500||745||938||1,402||1,866||2,794||5,578|
|Business Intensive (20 + 10 lessons)||630||1,260||1,890||2,520||3,780||5,040||7,560||15,120|
|50 + program (20 units) *||-||795||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Combined course (20 +10 lessons)||630||1,260||1,890||2,520||3,780||5,040||7,560||15,120|
|Private courses (20 lessons)||880||1,760||2,640||3,520||5,280||7,040||10,560||21,120|
|Private courses (30 lessons)||1,290||2,580||3,870||5,160||7,740||10,320||15,480||30,960|
|Executive course (20 lessons)||1,020||2,040||3,060||4,080||6,120||8,160||12,240||-|
|Executive course (30 lessons)||1,500||3,000||4,500||6,000||9,000||12,000||18,000||-|
|Extra individual 1:1 lessons (5 lessons)||230||460||690||920||1,380||1,840||2,760||5,520|
|Extra individual lessons (10 lessons)||460||920||1,380||1,840||2,760||3,680||5,520||11,040|
* The 50+ programme begins on 11 May and 31 August and arrival is usually on Sunday and departure on the Saturday after the course ends.
Course Dates and Info
You should consider the following dates when planning your trip and language courses at our school in Milan, Italy:
General language courses start dates 2017: any Monday
Absolute beginner start dates 2017: 9. January, 6. Febuary, 6. March, 3. April, 8. May, 5. June, 3. July, 31. July, 4. September, 2./30. October, 27. November
50 + Program start dates 2016 (Duration: 2 weeks): 8 - 19 May, 4 - 15 September
Holidays in Milan (weekdays) 2017: 2. January, 6. January, 17. April, 25. April, 2. June, 15. August, 1. November, 7. December, 8. December. Winter break from 23/12/2017 to 02/01/2018.
Choosing the right accommodation is very important when you want a good language learning experience in another country. The school offers a good selection of types of accommodation to suit your individual needs and will help to make your course an unforgettable experience!
The classic form of accommodation on a language course in Italy is staying in an Italian family. If you want to completely immerse yourself in Italian life, this is the right option for you. You live with individuals who welcome you as a guest and share their everyday life with you.
The classic accommodation on a trip to learn Italian in Italy is to stay with an Italian family. Your host family could be a family with children, a young couple without children, a single-parent or single people, or retired people. You will have a single room and if there is more than one participant staying with a family, we make sure that they are never of the same nationality.
Local Host (Self-catering)
Living with an Italian host is an ideal option for those who are looking for a cheap form of accommodation during their time on an Italian language course in Milan and also want to be independent. You stay as a kind of temporary 'lodger' and can meet locals in Milan, be absolutely independent and enjoy your leisure time as you want.
Accommodation Prices (Euro per person)
|Duration||1 Wk||2 Wk||3 Wk||4 Wk||5 Wk|
|Homestay (single room, BB)||225||415||605||795||985|
|Host family (single room, HB)||290||545||800||1,055||1,310|
|Hosts with (single room, self-catering)||195||355||515||675||835|
HB: Half Board - BB: Bed & Breakfast
Arrival on Sunday and departure on the Saturday after the course ends.
The activities of the school are the best way to get to know Milan and your fellow students, to make friends, to use the Italian that you learned during the language course and ... to have fun! As well as the language course itself, our language school in Milan offers a variety of other opportunities to become familiar with the Italian language and the city of Milan.
- Italian Film Night: Once a week we show a classic Italian film in the school. You can`t avoid learning - the subtitles are also in Italian!
- International Happy Hours: Here you have the opportunity for international exchange with an aperitif or two until dawn. Here you will also meet Italian speakers with those you can perfect your Italian!
- Afternoon Excursions: Together with other students we visit places of interest, such as: La Scala Museum, Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper or the Science and Technology Museum
- Dinner and typical Italian Aperitivo: After the Italian course we have a typical Italian drink and enjoy traditional Italian cuisine at one of our favourite restaurants in Milan!
- Cookery classes and wine tasting: In addition to taking the Italian lessons get a taste of the culinary world of Italian cuisine and the world-famous wines!
- Excursions in the surroundings: Milan is an excellent tourist destination. After the language courses we will show you: Bergamo and Monza, Lake Como, Genoa and the fishing villages along the Ligurian coast!