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Do I need a visa to study in Italy?

The Italian government requires to all non-EU citizens studying in Italy for more than 90 days to apply for a Student visa.

Do I need a Italian Student Visa if my studies are shorter than 90 days?

No, you can study in Italy for a maximum of 90 days with a passport valid at least 3 months from the intended departure date from Italy. Citizens whose home countries don’t have a visa waiver agreement with the EU need a Schengen Visa for studies shorter than 90 days. Check here if to see if that applies to you.

What is a Schengen Visa?

The Schengen Visa is a type of visa issued by any country of the Schengen area. This visa allows you to stay in Italy and travel around the Schengen area for up to 90 days. This is the type of Visa for short studies, trips, or business.

How far in advance can I apply for a Italian Student Visa?

You can apply up to 2-3 months before the course starting date. 

How long does the Student Visa application process take?

It might take between a couple of weeks to a few moments from the moment the application is submitted at the Consulate/Embassy of Italy. However, the time can vary depending on the country.

How much does study in Italy cost?

The total cost is very important when deciding to study in Italy. The cost of living is different depending on the city. For large cities, the accommodation price is between 550 and 700 euros per month. For small and medium size cities the cost is between 450 to 550 euros. Other expenses, including groceries, utilities, entertainment, and healthcare can cost around 600€ per month.

Why should I use Go! Go! Italia?

Go! Go! Italia is a specialized study abroad agency for Italy with extensive expertise. Our support and consulting services are 100% free with no hidden costs. Go! Go! Italia students do not have to pay any additional fees and they will be guided and supported by a professional before and during their studies in Italy. Go! Go! Italia is able to provide a free service thanks to their close relationships and partnerships with schools all over Italy.

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How long does it take to learn Italian?

The Foreign Services Institute (United States government’s primary training institution) estimates that it takes 600-750 classroom hours to achieve conversational fluency in Italian.

What are the levels of Italian?

According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) there are 6 levels; A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, and C2. The level A1 is the lowest and the level C2 is the highest. When reaching C2 students are supposed to have mastered the language.

Which language certificate should I take ?

The most recognized Italian language certifications include CELI, CILS, and PLIDA. The choice between them depends on your specific goals for learning Italian. To explore the detailed distinctions, please refer to our comprehensive article or feel free to reach out to us for personalized guidance.

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How much does a course in a Italian language school in Italy cost?

Italian language school courses usually cost between 6.240€ and 9.440€ euro a year, depending of the city.

Can I book multiple destinations for my Italian course?

Yes! You can combine several destinations. For example, you can study 4 weeks in Firenze and 4 weeks in Milano. You can also combine more cities.

When do the Italian courses start?

Intensive courses usually start every Monday of the year. All courses start on a Monday and end on a Friday. You can study as many weeks as you wish. Courses are held all year round. If you are a complete beginner, depending on the school it is possible to start the first Monday of the month or every 2 weeks.

How soon should I enroll in a Italian language school?

We recommend booking your course between 3 and 6 months in advance. This way you can make sure you will have a spot available at the school and you will have enough time to get the student visa on time in case it is required.

How can I book my Italian course in Italy?

You only have to get in contact with us here and we’ll send you the online application form.

Are there any Italian language courses for absolute beginners?

Yes! You can book a Italian language course with us as an absolute beginner.

I am not sure about my Italian level, what should I choose in the application form?

The most important is to know if you have studied Italian before. If you select beginner, you will be placed in a group with absolute beginners. If you select anything else, you will take a level test online or on your first day of school or online before your arrival. This way the school will be able to place you in the right group.

What language does the teacher speak during the Italian class?

The teachers speak Italian during the classes. This will help you to learn how to communicate in Italian faster. However, if necessary, most of the teachers will give you some support in English.

What can I do if my Italian course is too easy or too difficult for me?

If at the end of your first day of school you find your course very easy or too difficult please explain to your teacher and contact us. The school will review the situation and they will place you in a class more suited to your skills if possible.

How long are the Italian lessons?

The most popular course is the general intensive course. In this course you will have around 4 hours of Italian lessons per day for a total of 20 hours per week.

How many students will be in my Italian class?

The average number of students per class is 7.

How long is a full Italian course?

You can freely choose the length of your course. It’s possible to book a course starting from one week up to one year. If the course length you are interested in isn’t indicated on our website, please contact us and we’ll provide you the exact price.

Will I receive a certificate with my Italian level?

Yes, you will receive a certificate at the end of your course showing the number of hours you have studied at the school, the course you have taken and the level you have achieved.

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Go! Go! Italia
Live and study in Italy

Go! Go! Italia was established by language enthusiasts with the mission of assisting individuals from across the globe in achieving their dream of studying and residing in Italy. Our aim is to support you in selecting an appropriate school, facilitating enrollment, assisting with the student visa application process, locating suitable accommodation, and providing any additional services required for a smooth transition to life in Italy. Our schools offer a wide array of courses in Italy ensuring that we can meet the diverse needs and preferences of our students.

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