Here is a list of frequently asked questions. We will be happy to personally answer these and other questions related to our Italian courses in Italy, as well as about other programmes in our catalogue, such as working practices or cultural trips to Italy. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
What is included in our prices?
Studiainitalia offers a free, personalized and competent service. We will guide you in your choice of the most adequate course, school or city for free. You will not pay more than booking directly through schools.
I have not found anywhere the language course, work stay or cultural travel that I would like to make; can you help me organize a personalized stay in Italy?
Of course, contact us and we will help you organize your Italian trip.
Is it advisable to hire a full insurance?
You can contract the insurance that suits your needs. For more information see the European Insurance website or contact Studiainitalia.
How can I enroll?
Once you have chosen your course in Italy, you have to fill and send our online registration form and enclose payment of 150 € to our account or with paypal (8 € surcharge) . Once your form and your payment have been received, we will start organizing your stay, your course and your accommodation. After a few days, you will receive a confirmation email. About 15 days before your trip you will pay your balance and receive all the necessary information for your travel and accommodation in Italy. Upon request, it is also possible to pay your balance on the first day.
Are teaching materials included?
Yes (unless otherwise stated in our web or in your booking confirmation).
Can I apply for a visa through Studiainitalia?
If you need a visa, we will have to send the documents to apply for a visa at the Italian embassy in your country. For more information, we invite you to check the page http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home.aspx
Can I choose my accommodation in Italy?
Usually, the most popular option is a flat shared with Italian people; you can book a single room and share the common areas (the kitchen and bathroom) with your flat-mates.
You can also book a hotel room or a studio (prices vary depending on time of year).
Accommodation address will be communicated only 15 days prior to your arrival
Are utilities costs included in the price?
Water, gas, electricity and heating costs are included. Sometimes, your host may require an extra cost for internet or washing machine expenses. Detailed information will be given in your travel documents.
Some accommodations do not provide towels.
What does Studiainitalia optional STAR fee include?
Studiainitalia STAR fee includes support via our emergency phone.
Star members will also get a discount (5%-10%) off their second and third courses in Italy, which can eventually be used by a friend.
By joining our Star Programme you will also receive updated information on our activities, new courses and offers and participate in our yearly prize draw to win stays in Italy.
The price is 29 euros (VAT included).
What other information should I know before my trip to Italy?
Studiainitalia will provide you with all the necessary information about the city you will be travelling to, as well as helpful advice for you to learn Italian and get the most out of your stay in the country.
If you need a visa for your stay in Italy, you need to enroll a course at least 3 months in advance and specify it in your registration. Depending on the length of your course, some schools will require full payment before the start of the course. In any case, we will inform you about the processes to be followed for your visa request. For further info: www.esteri.it
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