Italian in Milan

University preparation | All levels

Learn Italian with LINGUAVIVA - Milan


Italy’s richest and second largest city, best-known for being the fashion and design capital of Italy, Milan is Italy's most cosmopolitan city and top study destination for Fashion, Design, Architecture, Engineering, Music, Economics, Fine Arts. Here you have the opportunity to learn Italian, receive a very good preparation for your further academic or professional studies, while discovering a very stimulating and dynamic city.

Our programs

The school promote and encourage international students to learn Italian, to know Italian culture and to experience Italy, offering the best possible learning resources, school facilities and courses in Milan, icon of made in Italy which sums up creativity and technology.

University preparation course

  • 25 lessons per week

First part: Italian for academic purposes:
the course (which includes comprehending academic texts, writing and making oral presentations, independent learning skills, vocabulary)  will provide students with the language and study skills needed for the Italian examination which is a mandatory requirement for international students applying on Bachelors Degrees in Italy.

Second part: Academic subjects.
The curriculum is tailored according to the fields chosen.
Students are given a specific training for scientific subjects as as Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Logic etc. according to the degree course chosen by the student who will learn about how the exams work and exercise in order to pass it.

Period: 2nd February – 3rd April 2015

Our accomodation

Linguaviva propose the following types of accomodations:

Shared flat

High quality accommodation close to our schools, never more than 30 minutes journey by public transport,  in order to have complete freedom.
Single or twin rooms (available only for two students coming together) in a completely furnished flat with 3 or more bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom to be shared with other students.
The other guests in the flat will speak a different language to you, so you will have plenty of opportunity to practice Italian.

Rooms: single or twin (only available for two students travelling together).
Bathroom to be shared with other students in the apartment. Sheets and towels are provided.
Internet WI-FI: available in most flats.
Utilities: heating, electricity, water are included in the accommodation fee.
Duration: from Sunday to Saturday for a minimum of 2 weeks.


High quality accommodation close to the school – often just a short walk, and never more than a 15-minute journey by public transport. Carefully selected, many of them have been working with us for several years.
We have a wide variety of families (young couples with or without children, single parent families and others are widows living alone). Living with an Italian family will be very helpful for practicing your Italian. You may not be the only guest staying in this accommodation (usually of different nationality).

Superior student residence

Located in the Northwest part of the city, a few stops from Duomo and Stazione Centrale (main Train Station) and 20 minutes by bus or metro from Corso Buenos Aires, one of Milan’s most famous shopping streets where the school is located. There are 120 rooms, single or double, and can accommodate 165 students.

Rooms: single and double rooms well-equipped with bed, wardrobe, desk, chairs, bookshelf, bathroom with shower, telephone, internet connection, independent heating and air conditioning. Cleaning of the room once a week; changing of bed and bath linen once a week.
Facilities: self-service restaurant; garden terrace, 5 luminous study rooms equipped with internet connection, heating and air conditioning; common area with TV and videogames, fully equipped gym; laundry facilities with pay-per-use washer-dryers.
Security: reception open 24 per day and has a video surveillance system active 24 hours per day. Entrance only with swipe card.
Internet: broadband internet is available in each room. Wireless internet is also available in the common areas of the residence.
Meals: hot meals are available daily with extra cost; a common kitchen is also available

Budget student residence

Just a few stops from Duomo and Stazione Centrale (main Train Station) and only 20-30 minutes by bus and underground to our school, the residence features 56 single rooms and 4 double rooms all with en-suite private bathroom. There are 4 common kitchens (one on each floor) and living areas available for the students. All the rooms and the common areas are non-smoking and pets are not allowed.

Rooms: single and double rooms equipped with desk and chair, closet; private en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and basin. Bed linen and towel provided; Weekly room cleaning and weekly change of linen; Internet connection with cable; Air conditioning / heating; Mini-fridge.
Facilities: laundry facilities with pay-per-use washer-dryers; terrace.
Security: 24-hour security with swipe card entry.
Internet: broadband internet available in each room. Wireless internet also available in the common areas of the residence.
Meals: there are 4 fully equipped common kitchens for the guests.


Public Holidays:
The school is closed on public and national holidays: 6th January, 6th April, 1st May, 2nd June, 24th June, 8th December and from 21st Dec 2015 to 2nd Jan 2016.

Registration Fee: 80 €


  • Winter1-13º C
  • Spring 10-20º C
  • Summer 20-28º C
  • Fall 10-20º C

Moving around
City Buses

Average prices

  • a cappuccino: 1,40€
  • a cold drink : 2,20€
  • a sandwich : 5,50€
  • a lunchtime meal in inexpensive restaurant : from 15,00€
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: from € 70.00
  • Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar: € 7.30
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): € 1.50
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price): € 35.00
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): € 3.20
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): € 1.00