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Language category: Italian
Country: Italy

CLIDA Rome, Italian language & culture intensive courses

Centro Linguistico Italiano Dante Alighieri
Tel: +390644231490

Piazza Bologna 1
00162 Roma

The Rome Language Centre of the Dante Alighieri group was formed in 1981 and specialises in teaching Italian language and culture to students from all over the world. The original school was set up in Florence in 1966 making it Italy's first private language school specializing in this kind of instruction - and today the Centro Linguistico Italiano Dante Alighieri has grown to include a number of other centres as well. The Italian Ministry of Education also recognizes the school's high calibre instruction. It is accredited by Regione Lazio and it is with UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 system of quality certified. The school is open all year. The Italian school Rome centre is housed in a stylish turn of the century building, at 1 Piazza Bologna. It is within easy reach of the city centre and all other areas, amply served by Underground Line B and many bus routes. The classrooms are airy and bright, providing an excellent space for students to engage in learning. The picturesque terrace is an added feature which students enjoy as a place to meet during session breaks.

Why Study in Rome?
Rome is undoubtedly one of the most important historic, artistic, and cultural cities in the world. The city is called 'eternal' as it served a capital of kingdoms, republics and empires of the Western World. It is also the physical and spiritual centre of the Roman Catholic Church and holds some of the word's greatest treasures. A student will find themselves gazing upon works created by the World's masters such as Michelangelo and Bernini, awed by the magnificence of the Colosseum, and dazzled by the splendour of St. Peter's Basilica. To list all of Rome's countless important treasures would be impossible, when one keeps in mind that the city contains works from its Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance past as well as its contributions to modern art and culture. Through study in Rome, students also enjoy living in a major European city, with its countless bars, discos, pubs and cafes. Evenings can be spent viewing a concert in one of the many churches that spot the city or take in a movie (in either English or Italian).The summer months are teeming with art and music festivals (Estate Romana which is a series of open-air events including concerts, theatre, music, films, dancing), which are enjoyed in the delightful evening air! The possibilities are endless. Rome's location in central Italy works well for students who want to explore other Italian cities. Day trips to Florence and Naples are easily enjoyed, for example.

Some reasons why students choose Centro Linguistico Italiano Dante Alighieri: - Locations: Rome and Florence - Total immersion: a 24-hours classroom - Italian Family Atmosphere - Encouraging, supportive teachers - Courses for every interest - International community of students and professionals - Centrally located school - A full program of extracurricular activities - Class size: max. 12 students - Levels: Beginner to Advanced - International internship opportunities - Free internet access