Learn Italian in Italy far away from mass tourism!

Welcome to Cultura Italiana!

At Cultura Italiana you learn Italian in few weeks using exclusively Italian (not like a tourist), we communicate without using other languages with a full immersion in the Italian language. In Bologna was founded the first university in Europe (1088), for this reason it has a long tradition as a student city and it is the perfect place to learn Italian in Italy. Around thousand people attend Cultura Italiana (with a weekly participation from 35 to 85 people).

Our Italian language Courses


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1 week 300
2 weeks 550
3 weeks 800
4 weeks 1050
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All-inclusive price.
No registration fee!

Intensive Italian language course

25 lessons (45 minutes each), 6-12 students per class,

10 hours per week of extracurricular activities, 2 hours per day of homework at home/school

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  • Single room: € 145 (per week)
  • Double room: € 110 (per person/week)
  • Starting dates

    The courses begin every Monday and end on the Friday of the corresponding week. The school is closed only on the international holidays. The 25 lesson hours are spread over the other four days of the week

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    learn italian in italy during covid at cultura italiana bologna

    Dear visitor!

    Thank you for visiting Cultura Italiana Bologna Website. The school in Italy was established in Bologna in 1981.

    Here you can learn Italian and speak the Italian language with Italians, not with tourists.

    Group and individual courses in Bologna are now re-starting after Covid: learn Italian in Italy.

    We are taking maximum security measures against the virus!

    We collaborate in educational research with the Bologna University, the first University in the Western World (1088) and…continue >>

    We organize events (lectures, exihibitions, seminars and publications) with Universities and Italian Culture Institutes. Last events: Bologna “la grassa”. Usi e costumi alimentari di una città italiana tra tradizione e innovazione, “Bologna «la dotta», «la grassa», «la rossa»: la fondazione della città italiana”, Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Oslo, “Lo sviluppo della alimentazione e della cucina in Italia Bologna «la grassa»”, Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Copenaghen, “Dario Trento Una storia aperta”.. continue >>

    students obtain language certificate after they lear italian in italy at cultura italiana bologna

    Why learn Italian in Italy at Cultura Italiana?

    If you study Italian in Bologna at Cultura Italiana the cost-benefit ratio is optimal.

    • The course is practical to communicate from the first day
    • It is possible to meet Italian friends and use Italian
    • Cultura Italiana guarantees results
    • Our programmes are defined and monitored
    • Why learn Italian in Italy
    • Our objectives of the course are clear
    • Our teachers have at least 5 years of teaching experience
    • Our courses are particularly attractive in terms of value for money
    • One of the best leisure program in the world
    • Live like an Italian with us

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    students learn italian in italy with teacher marina carbone and students smiling

    Quick info

    Useful suggestions to live and enjoy the city during your Italian language course in Bologna.

    • Living in Bologna / Cost of living
    • Where to eat
    • What to wear
    • The Italian language and lifestyle is authentic
    • What can you do in the weekends
    • Exhibitions and lectures
    • Leisure time and sport
    • Music and theatres / Museums / Parks
    • Markets / Shopping
    • Night life
    • Transport
    • Bologna cuisine
    • Friends, relatives and guests

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    Students’ Feedback

    These are the students’ evaluations

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    Some testimonials

    Cultura Italiana Bologna students feedback while they learn italian in italy
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    In order to learn Italian in Italy is important to choose a suitable city, Bologna is the right place because of few tourists and the oldest university in Europe. It is also important the prestigious location of Cultura Italiana. You can have fun with the leisure program after the lessons and learn Italian outside the school. You find here pictures of our Italian language school and the medieval city and two activities after the lesson.

    palazzo pepoli bologna from outside
    The school is located in a XV century building, where the first Lord of Bologna used to live.
    bologna center view from above
    The historical city centre is one of the biggest in Europe.
    students learn italian in italy walking on the hills of Bologna
    The landscape of the hills: a walk in the park.
    students socializing learning italian doing aperitivo with italians in the center of bologna
    Italian social life: aperitivo with Italians.


    The lessons at the school in Bologna are lively and interesting. You can find more motivations by watching the videos about how to learn Italian in Italy. Here the lesson is different, more stimulating than the Italian lessons in your country.



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