Learn Italian in Rome

RomeLearning Italian in Rome is ideal if you want to learn the language while experiencing ‘La Dolce Vita’ of the most fascinating city in Europe! There's no other city like Rome with its incredible variety of architectural styles from different eras. In one short walk, you'll find ancient Roman ruins, Renaissance works of art and ornate Baroque churches all next to each other!

Learning Italian in Rome is an ideal opportunity to learn the language and immerse yourself in Italian culture and history. Visitors of all ages are fascinated by the countless famous monuments like the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps and St. Peter's Basilica and you'll experience Italy's ‘Dolce Vita’ while exploring beautiful piazzas such as Piazza Navona or the Campo de' Fiori.

Our language school in Rome is located in the city centre, just a few minutes' walk from the Vatican and St. Peter's Square. You'll brush up on your Italian in the family-run school in a friendly international atmosphere while experiencing Italian culture and lifestyle! The school's exciting programme of activities offers you the opportunity to discover authentic Rome not often found by tourists with traditional shops and restaurants nearby.

Our School Location

Our beautiful language school is located in the centre of Rome just a 5-minute walk from the Vatican and St. Peter's Church. Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese and Castel Sant'Angelo are not far away, and across the river Tiber is Piazza Navona and the famous Pantheon. So, you can learn Italian and walk through history – Rome has so much to offer!

School Facilities

For over 20 years, our Italian language school has been one of the most significant language schools for Italian as a foreign language in Rome.


The school is located in the centre of the city and is only 5 minutes walk from St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican. The great location of the school is one of the reasons why our language courses in Rome are so popular. One of the most important shopping streets, the Via Cola di Rienzo, is just a few short steps away along with the marvelous Piazza del Popolo and the famous Villa Borghese, which can easily be reached on foot. Our language school is also near the Ottaviano and Lepanto underground stations.

The language school is situated in a typical Roman town house. During the summer months, an additional floor is used. Our partner school in Rome will offer you the most modern amenities: in the Internet café, you’ll find PCs for your unlimited use as well as Wi-Fi Internet access. The bright and friendly classrooms are equipped with audio-visual learning aids that are regularly put to use during class. If you would like to further your knowledge of Italian outside of class, you can also rent numerous educational materials (books, newspapers, etc.) from the library.

During breaks or after class, many cafés and restaurants in the surrounding area are open for a cappuccino or a pizza. When you get in contact with Italians, you’ll end up learning the language all by yourself!

Our language school in Rome features a very friendly and personal atmosphere. If you have questions regarding your stay, you can always ask any of the teachers or any member of the friendly staff for help. If you choose to take a course at one of our partner schools, you can be sure to expect the highest quality: the quality of the courses and accommodation has been recognised by numerous organisations and ministries.

With a wide variety of courses and programmes there is something for every taste. Let’s discuss your journey to Rome – we are sure that it’ll be just right for you!

School Accreditation

Our Italian language school in Rome attaches great importance to its high quality of teaching and accommodation.  

The school is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR). In addition, the school has the licence for the delivery of preparation courses for the exams: `Certificato di Italiano` and CILS `Certificato di Italiano come Lingua Straniera dell'Università per Stranieri di Siena`. Our partner school is a recognised test centre for DITALS; an Italian exam for teachers.   

Our language school in Rome is the founder of `Italian in Italy`, which is a national association of Italian language schools throughout Italy, whose goal is to promote the Italian language and culture abroad.
 

Student Reviews

Language Courses

Regardless of your reasons for attending an Italian language course, our language school in Rome offers a multitude of different programmes and language courses and is certain to have one that will fit your requirements!

In addition to general Italian courses, in which special attention placed on grammar, vocabulary and communication, our language school in Rome also features Italian courses for Italian teachers, exam preparation courses and language courses with emphasis on Italian culture. Our language school offers Italian courses in Rome for all proficiency levels from beginner to advanced. The proficiency levels are based on the standard levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Most language courses in Rome start every week, usually on Mondays. To be placed in the appropriate language course group, you need to take a written and oral placement test on the first day of school. At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate from the language school. The course material is included in the price. The quality of the Italian course in Rome is the highest priority for our school! Classes take place in small internationally mixed groups with a maximum of 10 participants. This ensures that everyone’s individual wishes and needs are addressed in the best way possible. Our Italian courses in Rome are dynamic and encourage all students to actively participate. You will quickly gain the ability to communicate fluently and confidently in a foreign language. A significant part of the language courses in Rome is comprised of intercultural studies: a part of each lesson is dedicated to intercultural themes, in which, for example, Italian culture, in particular the culture of Rome, is compared and contrasted with other cultures.

Course Prices (in Euro)

All course fees include: courses in Rome as described, placement test (written and oral), course certificate, course materials, information with map, free Internet access and computer room.
Save!: The longer the course duration, the cheaper the price per week!

50% discount on all weeks covering the bank holidays on the 17th and / or 25th April!

Courses start every Monday1 Wk2 Wk3 Wk4 Wk6 Wk8 Wk12 Wk24 Wk
Standard course (20 lessons)2103605106609001,1401,5002,700
Intensive 'Crash' course (30 lessons)2805007209401,3201,7002,4604,740
DITALS exam preparation (20+10 lessons)on requeston requeston requeston requeston requeston request      -              -        
Private lessons (20 lessons)8601,6602,4603,2604,8606,4609,660 -
Private lessons (30 lessons)1,2002,3403,4804,6206,9009,18013,740 -
Additional tuition (5 lessons)2004006008001,2001,6002,4004,800
Additional tuition (10 lessons)4008001,2001,6002,4003,2004,8009,600

Course Dates and Info

You should consider the following dates you when planning your trip to Rome to study Italian in Italy:

General language courses, private courses start dates 2017: Start any Monday

Holidays in Rome (weekdays) 2017: 1. January, 6. January, 16. April, 17. April, 25. April, 01. May, 2. June, 29. June, 15. August, 1. November, 8. December, 25. December, 26. December.

Internship

An internship abroad is an ideal opportunity to improve your language proficiency and at the same time gain practical experience in a different culture! Our language school offers participants an exciting opportunity to complete an internship in the tourism and commercial capital of Italy.

Depending on your wishes and professional goals, an internship in any of the following fields is possible: -    Architecture (architecture and design firms) -    Fashion (fashion academies and workshops) -    Hospitality (hotels and travel agencies) -    Culinary (restaurants, bars, and pizzerias) -    Administration and management (business firms and enterprises) Level B1 proficiency (below intermediate) is required in order to complete an internship, and a four-week course must be completed prior to the placement. Interested in an internship in Rome? We’ll help you get there!

Accommodation

Choosing the right form of accommodation for your stay in Rome is important and we realise that participants on our courses have different requirements. Some would like to immerse themselves in the Italian culture and way of life and others would prefer more independence. 

So, our language school in Rome offers a range of accommodation options and we are sure that you will find one that suits you.

Host family accommodation is always very popular with our students as you can use your Italian every day and experience daily life in an Italian family.  If you prefer more independence and also want to make contact with students or Italians, we recommend accommodation in a shared apartment. You can choose to stay in stay in a single room or a double room and share the kitchen and bathroom with the other residents. 

If you would you like to stay in a hotel or guesthouse, our school works with hotels of different categories in the city centre, and we will be happy to help you find a suitable room.

Apartment

Accommodation in a shared apartment is the right option for you if you would like to be as independent as possible and also to have contact with other students and Italians.You have the choice between a single or a double room and share the kitchen and bathroom with the other residents.

This option is particularly popular with younger participants, and you can enjoy Pasta and Vino in the communal kitchen area and plan leisure activities together.

This form of accommodation form is ideal for participants who want a combination of independence and contact with other students and Italians. All the apartments are in a central location and you can get to the school easily either on foot or by public transport. The apartments are basic but fully equipped.Normally the accommodation is mixed with both male and female residents, but female only residences are available on request. Bed linen is provided in the apartment, but we recommend you bring your own towels. Arrival is on Sunday, and check-out is on Saturdays.

Host Family

The most popular accommodation option for our customers is the classic accommodation in a host family.


Regardless of age, occupation or purpose of your trip, staying with a host family provides you the opportunity to experience everyday life in an Italian family and get to know the Italian culture in more depth. You will be able to use your Italian through the day-to-day contact with Italians - so the language course takes place outside the school too!

The school has strict criteria and selects the host families carefully. Almost all the families have been working together with the school for a long time and are in close contact with the staff, which allows us to resolve any small problems quickly.

The host families live near the school and are close to public transport. You can choose between a single room or a double room, but double rooms are only available to two people travelling together. You can book bed and breakfast or half board (breakfast and dinner), but half board is only available if you are staying for either one or two weeks. The typical Italian breakfast is cappuccino, milk, biscuits etc.

Bed linen is provided by the host family, but we recommend that you bring your own towels. Arrival is on Sunday and departure is on Saturday

Accommodation Prices (Euro per person)

Duration1 Wk2 Wk3 Wk4 Wk5+ Wk per week
Homestay / Apartment (double room, self-catering)180340460560150
Homestay / Apartment (single room, self-catering)250450600750175

Staying with a host family includes breakfast. Half board is available at an additional cost (only for stays of 2 weeks). Apartments are self-catering. Arrival is normally on Sunday, and departure on Saturday.

School Activities

Rome has an incredible variety of world famous attractions and cultural events to offer.

The Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica and the ancient Roman Forum are a must on any visit to Rome, but you can also get to know the `real` Rome away from the normal tourist track. The school organises a variety of trips and activities such as walks to undiscovered areas of the city with the many shops and restaurants there. Also, in the evenings you can go out with the school staff and experience the attractions of nights in Rome!

Italian cinema is well known and every week there is an Italian film with an introduction from the teacher followed by discussions after watching the film. You can choose the films for yourselves.

Other activities can be organised through Fernando who is a qualified teacher at the school and a true connoisseur of Rome and the pulsating life of the city. There is so much to offer the participants in terms of cinema, culture, and art. Get to know Italy.