11 Best Language Schools to Learn Italian in Rome


Are you ready to speak Italian like a native? Do you want to travel and make friends around the world? Learning Italian in Rome can make it happen. We researched the best language schools so you don't have to.

Italian is the universal language of music, especially classic music. If you play an instrument or are familiar with music, you’ve probably come across classical music scores with terms like crescendo, soprano, alto, and tempo. According to Yuqo, there are around 85 million Italian speakers across the world, including 65 million native speakers within the European Union.

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1. Accademia Studioitalia

Founded in Rome, Italy in 1985. Accademia Studioitalia is an award-winning Italian language school in Rome providing intensive Italian language courses, junior programs, Italian exam preparation and teacher training in a stimulating and innovative educational environment. For nearly 30 years Studioitalia has been a leader in Italy and in the world of teaching. The school is located in the very centre of Rome, only 5 minutes from St. Peter's Church and just off Via Cola di Rienzo.

2. Dilit

Dilit (Divulgazione Lingua Italiana), established in 1974 and officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, was one of the first language schools in Italy to teach Italian as a Foreign Language and has established itself as one of the most prestigious Italian Language Schools in Rome today.  Situated in the centre of Rome, just a short walk from the central railway station and conveniently located for transport to every area of the city.

3. Koiné

Founded in Rome, Italy in 2011. Koiné is an Italian language school in Rome that offers  Italian language courses for foreigners at all levels: courses in group, one-to-one lessons, corporate courses, online lessons, courses for kids and Italian cooking lessons. The school is located in Rome, in the historical City Center, 300 metres away from the Colosseum. You can find two metro stops and many buses close by.

4. Scuola Leonardo

The Leonardo da Vinci school is your window to Rome and to all of Italy. It's about learning Italian. It's about following your passions. It's a continuous adventure through art, cooking and Italian fashion. Located two steps from Piazza Navona and a few small streets away from Castel Sant'Angelo, the striking Palazzo del Banco di Santo Spirito is home to the school. A mix between ancient ambience and modern life, where people from different countries and cultures meet with a passion and an objective in common: to learn Italian.

5. Language In Italy

Italian language and culture institute founded in Rome in 1971 , over the years has become famous for its Italian language courses for foreign students and from the year 2004 is known with the name Language in Italy. They are recognized leader in the field of language instruction, offering a variety of carefully instructed courses allotted to achieve maximum results in the time available.

6. CIAO Italia

CIAO Italia is a centre that specialises in teaching Italian to foreigners which was founded in 1996 by graduate teachers specialized in teaching Italian and who have been working in this field for more than 20 years. It is a small-sized school, ideal to ensure a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. They take care of their students with particular attention and understanding in all their needs, with the aim of ensuring them a pleasant and profitable stay. CIAO Italia's high level of Italian courses is combined with an excellent quality-price ratio.

7. Torre Di Babele

In operation since 1984, the Torre di Babele Italian language and culture center is a school specialized in teaching Italian to foreigners, authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education. Torre di Babele is providing an outstanding Italian language and culture courses for students from all over the world.

8. Italiaidea

Founded in Rome in 1984, Italiaidea is one of the most famous Italian language schools in Italy and is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education. They have two sites in Rome where they welcome students of all ages, from all over the world. Whether they come from Spain or the United States, remain for two weeks or two months, all of our students agree – the opportunity to study Italian in Rome is a unique, fantastic experience.

9. Scuola Dante Alighieri

The Scuola Dante Alighieri - Campus L'Infinito, supported by Camerino University, has a long tradition teaching Italian language and culture to foreign students. The School is located in the historical centre of Recanati, a medieval town in the central Italy, rich on history, art and culture. Scuola Dante Alighieri offers a wide range of courses and programs and they are the official partner of the Perugia’s University for Foreign Students CELI exams.

10. Centro Studi Cassia

The Centro Studi Cassia was founded in the late 70’s by Gabriella Iacovoni, Fulbright Scholar and member of AATI (American Association of Teachers of Italian). Centro Studi Cassia school holds language courses in Italian to foreigners and other major European languages and has had the pleasure of training thousands of students. Courses are in two separate locations: in the northern area of Rome and in the historic center, near Piazza Venezia and the Trevi Fountain.

11. Italian School of Rome

Located in the heart of the city’s historic centre, the Italian School of Rome is close to the most famous tourist attractions, allowing students to fully experience the artistic beauty of Italy’s capital city.  The world-famous monuments of ancient Rome, the presence of prestigious Universities and artistic academies, museums and theatres make Rome the ideal destination for Italian history, culture and art lovers. The Italian School of Rome collaborates with the French Academy, the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Embassies, and foreign companies in Italy.



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