Essential items to pack in your suitcase

– Adapter plug (Italy uses the 220volts/AC system and the standard European 2 pin plug) – Credit Card, some cash (when changing to the local currency (Euro €), the exchange rate is [...]

Book your flights

The nearest airports are Catania and Comiso. Bus transport is available to/from Siracusa from both airports. We also offer pick-up service, which should be requested as an extra service during [...]

Do I need Medical Insurance?

Students from EU countries are entitled to free medical care in Italy if they have a  European Health Insurance Card which will ensure access to state provided health care. They should apply for [...]

Do I need a Visa for Italy?

For updated information on Visa requirements for Italy, you can visit the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website or contact your local Italian embassy. The following rules generally apply: [...]

What teaching method is used?

Our courses are based on the communicative approach to language teaching.  The four language skills: speaking, listening, writing and reading are practised  in the lessons with emphasis placed on [...]

How will I be allocated to my class?

To study at the right level is essential to ensure language development and rapid progress. Testing and assessment is carried out on the first Monday morning after students’ arrival. All new [...]

How is progress assessed?

Students’ progress is closely monitored thoughout their stay; teachers give daily feedback to our Director of Studies and present a written report on each student weekly. Regular progress tests [...]

How much progress can I expect to make?

The level of Italian fluency achieved through our courses depends on the initial level of each student and the amount of time spent with us. Being based on the communicative method, the “gold [...]