Study abroad in Italy
If you have decided to study in Italy, you must know that Italian is a language spoken with the whole body: you emphasize with your hands, you sing with your elbows and you head towards your house with your shoulders. To be fluent in Italian, as it is spoken in Italy, you need to go to study in Italy. Our school in the center of Rome welcomes students from all over the world, with short or extended stays to study in Italy. Our Italian classes focus on teaching you to communicate in Italian as soon as possible. Whether you are looking for a holiday full of events, preparing to study at an Italian university, or you want to develop your career in an Italian company, with a course in Italy you can achieve your goals.
Structure of the educational system in Italy
In Italy, at present, the formative journey of the children is thus structured:
- Nursery From 2 years and up to 6 years.
- Primary education From 6 * to 11 years old
- Secondary education in 1st grade From 11 to 14 years old.
- Institute or Vocational Training from 14 to 19 years old.
- University or higher technical education From 18 years up
Higher education in Italy.
More than one million students attend higher education in Italy, although the country produces fewer graduates than most countries in Western Europe. The country has around 90 institutes of higher education, including 47 state universities, a few private ones and more than 20 physical education institutes. There are also two universities of Italian language and culture.
Higher education is controlled by the Ministry of Universities. The Universities are organized in faculties. In Italy, universities, polytechnics and university institutes coexist, all centers offering university degrees. The polytechnics are specialized in technical areas and the institutes are concentrated in one or two faculties.
At the end of secondary education the diploma is the one that gives access to university studies. The duration of the studies is from 4 to 5 years depending on the faculties.
Costs and Financing of Studies in Italy
The costs of registration and fees in Italy depend on the institution you decide to attend and what type of degree you want to acquire. In general, second cycle programs (master's degrees) and doctoral programs or specializations are the most expensive than those in the first cycle, bachelor's degrees. However, those who wish to do a PhD can apply for financial aid to pay for college.
Make sure you check with the institution you want to attend to find out how much the payment will be. You can find this information on the university's website.
Some universities can also charge from € 100 to € 200 for the application for admission or administrative fees, so be sure to check directly with the institution to find out how much the total payment will be. You must also add other additional charges to your budget: accommodation, transportation and living expenses.
Work in Italy while studying
After having been authorized by his scholastic institute, he can work, as a dependent, for a time not exceeding 20 hours per week, also cumulative for 52 weeks, up to a maximum of 1040 annual hours.