Language course Italian in Trieste

Piccola Università Italiana

Our Italian partnerschool in Trieste, Piccola Università Italiana, is situated in a beautiful 18th century Venetian style building. The boutique school is located in the historical city centre of Trieste, close to the sea. The school is a warm and welcoming place where the interaction between people from all over the world encourages linguistic and cultural exchange. The small school setting and personal atmosphere offers the ideal environment to learn Italian.

The school offers 6 classrooms, a reception, library, cinema room and coffee area. There's airconditioning and WIFI in the whole school building.

Key features of our Italian partnerschool in Trieste

  • 20 years of experience
  • Boutique school
  • Small class sizes, from 3 to 8 students
  • Many different language levels
  • Flexible course schedule, starting every Monday
  • Qualified by IALC and EDUITALIA
  • Social and cultural activities

Social programme

The school in Trieste offers you many activities to immerse in Italian culture and Italian lifestyle. Examples of activities are: guided city tours, visiting museums, castle tours, Italian movie nights, seminars on Italian culture and history and excursions to interesting points of view in the area and other cities / villages.

Intensive

The intensive course offers 20 Italian group lessons per week, in small groups with a maximum of 8 students. Lessons take place from Monday through Friday, 4 lessons per week. All important aspects of the Italian language will be offered during this course and the main subjects are grammar and conversation. The course has a communicate approach.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges studio:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €50 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €30 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

The host family may charge a local city tax of € 1,20 per day for the first 5 days, to be paid directly to the host.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €126 per week
Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

One-to-One

This course is completely adjusted to the student's linguistic skills and his or her personal and/or professional needs. This course is mainly recommended for students with only a short amount of time available. The course consists of 20 lessons per week.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 910 1700 2490 3280 4070 4860 5650 6440
One-to-One with shared apartment, double room , no meals 1050 1980 2910 3840 4770 5700 6630 7560
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room , no meals 1070 2020 2970 3920 4870 5820 6770 7720
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1095 2070 3045 4020 4995 5970 6945 7920
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1170 2220 3270 4320 5370 6420 7470 8520
One-to-One with studio, single room , no meals 1230 2340 3450 4560 5670 6780 7890 9000
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges studio:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €50 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €30 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

The host family may charge a local city tax of € 1,20 per day for the first 5 days, to be paid directly to the host.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €126 per week
Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

Combined

The combined course is a combination of the intensive course (20 group lessons per week) and 6 individual lessons per week. During the intensive course all aspects of the Italian language will be taught. During the individual lessons, you can focus on specific subjects. 

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 610 1055 1485 1875 2255 2445 3005 3385
Combined with shared apartment, double room , no meals 750 1335 1905 2435 2955 3285 3985 4505
Combined with shared apartment, single room , no meals 770 1375 1965 2515 3055 3405 4125 4665
Combined with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 795 1425 2040 2615 3180 3555 4300 4865
Combined with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 870 1575 2265 2915 3555 4005 4825 5465
Combined with studio, single room , no meals 930 1695 2445 3155 3855 4365 5245 5945
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges studio:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €50 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €30 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

The host family may charge a local city tax of € 1,20 per day for the first 5 days, to be paid directly to the host.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €126 per week
Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

Semi-intensive

The semi-intensive course offers 10 conversation lessons per week. There will be 2 lessons per day, Monday through Friday. There is not much attention for grammar and students are expected to speak Italian from the start, that's why this course is not suitable for absolute beginners.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
10
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges studio:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €50 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €30 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

The host family may charge a local city tax of € 1,20 per day for the first 5 days, to be paid directly to the host.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €126 per week
Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

Italian & Cooking

Italian and cooking is a combination of the intensive course of 20 Italian lessons per week + 3 cooking lessons per week. Each cooking lesson has a duration of approximately 3,5 hours. The cooking lessons take place in the evenings, 3 evenings per week. You will learn to make a typical Italian menu by an Italian chef, followed by a dinner.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Italian + Cookery Course without accommodation 725 1280 1825 2360
Italian + Cookery Course with shared apartment, double room , no meals 865 1560 2245 2920
Italian + Cookery Course with shared apartment, single room , no meals 885 1600 2305 3000
Italian + Cookery Course with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 910 1650 2380 3100
Italian + Cookery Course with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 985 1800 2605 3400
Italian + Cookery Course with studio, single room , no meals 1045 1920 2785 3640
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges studio:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €50 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €30 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

The host family may charge a local city tax of € 1,20 per day for the first 5 days, to be paid directly to the host.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €126 per week
Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

Italian & Painting

This course consists of the intensive course of 20 group lessons Italian per week and a painting course of 5 lessons per week. The painting lessons have a duration of approximately 2 hours, so in total you will have 10 hours of painting lessons per week. The painting lessons take place at the Fine Arts School of Trieste. You can choose between different techniques, such as water painting or oil painting.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week  
Italian + Painting without accommodation 885
Italian + Painting with shared apartment, double room , no meals 1025
Italian + Painting with shared apartment, single room , no meals 1045
Italian + Painting with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1070
Italian + Painting with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1145
Italian + Painting with studio, single room , no meals 1205
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges studio:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €50 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €30 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

The host family may charge a local city tax of € 1,20 per day for the first 5 days, to be paid directly to the host.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €126 per week
Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

Italian & Music

The Italian & Music course combines the intensive course of 20 Italian lessons with 2 music lessons per week. Each music lesson lasts approximately 30 minutes. You can choose to have singing lessons (opare, jazz, rock, pop etc.) or to have instrumental classes (guitar, drums, piano, keyboard, flute, saxophone, etc.).

It is possible to follow extra music lessons, please contact StudyTravel for more information.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
22
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Italian + Music without accommodation 485 800 1105 1400
Italian + Music with shared apartment, double room , no meals 625 1080 1525 1960
Italian + Music with shared apartment, single room , no meals 645 1120 1585 2040
Italian + Music with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 670 1170 1660 2140
Italian + Music with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 745 1320 1885 2440
Italian + Music with studio, single room , no meals 805 1440 2065 2680
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges studio:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €50 per week
Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 24/03/2024 - 26/10/2024 : €30 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by 2 people travelling together.

The host family may charge a local city tax of € 1,20 per day for the first 5 days, to be paid directly to the host.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €126 per week
Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

Intensive 60+

This 60+ course is specifically designed for students who are 60 years or older. It offers the intensive language course of 20 lessons per week in mixed-age groups. For the 60+ students there also is a cultural/social activity programme included. Examples of activities are: 

  • Guided historical city tour through Trieste, followed by a coffee in a famous historical cafe
  • Visit of a wine estate with wine and oil tasting
  • Half-day excursion to Cividale
  • Half-day excursion to Aquileia
  • Watching an Italian classic movie
  • Full-day excursion to Udine with guided tour. Visit of the Fresco from the famous painter Tiepolo/Possibility to have lunch in a typical Osteria
  • Guided visiting tour of the museum Revoltella
  • Guided historical city tour through Trieste, followed by an Aperitivo Spritz in a famous historical cafe
  • Guided visiting tour of the Castle of Duino, followed by the visit of a traditional Osmiza in the Karst mountain range (with wine and snack)

Minimum age is 60 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Intensive 60+ with studio, single room , no meals 1450
Starting dates:  

22/01, 11/03, 21/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:   Airport Transfer at arrival from Venice, Trieste, Treviso or Ljubljana Airport Inclusive

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival (from Airports Trieste, Treviso, Venice and Ljubljana)

In 2024 the school is closed on 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024.

Shared Apartment

This completely renovated apartment consists of 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with shower and toilet and a fully equipped kitchen. You will have your own private bedroom and share the other areas with other students. Features: Wi-Fi, flat screen TV in all rooms, washing machine with integrated dryer (can be used on request), dishwasher. The apartment will be cleaned weekly. The school is located at just 5 minutes walking distance from the apartment.

Studio

When you want a more private option, you can choose to stay in a studio apartment. They consist of a fully equipped kitchenette, a separate bed and living room and a bathroom. Features: TV, heater/air-conditioning, washing machine with integrated dryer, dishwasher and Wi-Fi. The studio's are cleaned weekly. The distance to school is 2 to 20 minutes walking.

Host family

Staying with an Italian family is the best way to immerse yourself fully in Italian culture and language. Some host families consist of a single person, a couple or a family with children. You will have your own private bedroom and share the bathroom with the host family and/or other students. Some host families have room for several students.

You can choose between breakfast only or half board. When choosing halfboard, you can have meals together with the host family and enjoy typical Italian dishes.

Most host families live at max. 40 minutes distance to the school, walking or by public transport. Some guest families are located in the outskirts of Trieste.

Studio 60+

Students who participate in the 60+ course, will stay in a private studio apartment. They consist of a fully equipped kitchenette, a separate bed and living room and a bathroom. Features: TV, heater/air-conditioning, washing machine with integrated dryer, dishwasher and Wi-Fi. The studio's are cleaned weekly. The distance to school is 2 to 20 minutes walking.

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