Learn Italian in Bologna

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Live the real Italian life in full immersion on an Italian course in Bologna! This northern Italian city is a cosmopolitan hub for students studying Italian abroad: a young dynamic scene mixing with centuries of history and culture. Learning Italian in Bologna is a fantastic way to improve your skills in Italian while discovering Italy’s rich traditions of art, music, and – who could forget – food! Your Italian course in Bologna will let you live like a local and experience a side of Italy you’ve never seen before!

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Italian schools in Bologna

Bologna is one of our most popular locations in Italy, so choose to study Italian in Bologna and you’ll have access to a variety of quality courses at schools with an excellent reputation. An Italian course in Bologna at one of our partner schools is the fastest way to improve your language skills, and as you study in this beautiful city you’ll be immersed in history and culture - from the grand Piazza Maggiore to Bentivoglio Palace, you’ll have the chance to explore all the best sights!

Why study Italian in Bologna?

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City life
  • Bologna is a popular student city and is also home to the oldest university in the world, meaning you’ll find plenty of other international students studying Italian in Bologna to practice your skills with - contact us for more information about living in Bologna.
  • Home to some of the country’s best restaurants, Bologna is also a foodies paradise - there’s no better way to get to know Italy than trying tortellini, Parmigiano Reggiano, or mortadella ham while you study Italian in Bologna!
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  • Bologna is ideally located for exploring other major Italian cities when you’re not practising your language skills on an Italian course in Bologna - Rome is just over two hours away, while Florence and Modena under an hour!
  • Outside of the urban lifestyle, you might also explore charming towns like San Marino in the idyllic Italian countryside, practising your Italian with locals!
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  • A food tour of Bologna is the ideal way to explore traditional culture in the city, which will take you to the best food markets of the city.
  • To experience the city like a local, try a bike tour, where you can take in all the best sights of Bologna on your language course abroad in no time at all!

Popular questions about studying Italian in Bologna:

How much does it cost to live and study in Bologna?

If you want to try the best of the city’s cuisine, expect to pay between 10 EUR and 25 EUR for a meal out, while a traditional Italian coffee could cost just 1 EUR. You can find an Italian course in Bologna through ESL for 291 EUR per week - contact us for a free quote for your language stay abroad in Italy!

What are the benefits of studying Italian in Bologna?

  • Bologna is home to the oldest university in the world, attracting students from across Italy and even further afield, making it the perfect place to study Italian abroad and practice your Italian with other learners.
  • As you learn Italian in Bologna, you’ll be immersed in Italian culture in a small city, where there is enough culture to keep you entertained and you’ll be speaking with locals every day!

What type of Italian courses can I study in Bologna?

Whatever way you want to learn Italian in Bologna, you’ll find the ideal course to suit you at one of our partner schools, including intensive classes, smaller group sizes, and even Italian courses combined with cooking! Some of our Italian courses in Bologna include:

  • A1 to C1-level classes, including intensive courses
  • Combined group and private courses
  • Italian and activity courses, including cooking

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