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Italy

Food, fashion, art and architecture – what is there not to love about Italy?

 

This truly stunning country offers the best of ancient civilisations alongside modern society. Buzzing cities thrive amongst Roman ruins, with peaceful olive groves and the pristine Mediterranean coastline close by. Experience la dolce vita in Italy!  ​

Image by Christopher Czermak

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE

2 MONTHS
Departures in December and January

3 MONTHS
Departures in December and September

SEMESTER

Departures in January or August

ACADEMIC YEAR
Departures in August

ITALY FACTS
  • Language: Italian

  • Population: 60 million

  • Capital: Rome

  • Rome is almost 3000 years old.

  • According to Italians, placing a hat on a bed is bad luck.

  • Italy is home to the world’s oldest university, the University of Bologna .

PRICES
QUICK FACTS

QUICK FACTS

departure times
  • Short term - departures in December, January and September

  • Semester - departures in January or August.

  • Academic Year - departures in August

visa requirements
  • Short-term - No visa required

  • Semester and academic year - visa required. Can be applied for via post.

placements
  • Throughout Italy.

language requirements
  • Some knowledge of Italian recommended. 

extras
  • Trips available

host family
  • Volunteer

ITALY PRICING:

ITALY PRICING

* Programme pricing is valid for departures from January 2024 up to and including January 2025. Application fee of $250 when applying. Price Guarantee: We reserve the right to increase the prices at any time, but once you have been accepted to the programme and have paid your $1,500 deposit you will secure the published price and be exempt from any subsequent increases.

Programme fee includes

  • Return-trip economy flights with recognised airlines departing from Auckland to final destination.

  • Comprehensive medical insurance while on your exchange.

  • Pre-departure orientation meeting prior to departure for all students and parents.

  • Host family and high school placement.   

  • Meet and Greet at final airport with transfer to your host family. Please note that in an additional surcharge may be applied. We reserve the right to apply a flight surcharge should availability at time of booking cause flight costs to be higher than expected. (We have specific flight dates for each destination. You may fly outside of these dates but additional costs will apply.)

  • Full professional support both in New Zealand and abroad.

  • Preparation materials.

  • Advice from Returnees. 

  • 24-hour emergency phone support.

Programme fee does

not include

  • Passport and visa costs. 

  • Pocket money (approx. 500NZD per month).

  • School set up costs. Varies per destination but may include transport, uniform and school books. 

  • Transport to Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch for departure.

  • Optional Tours and Travel Expenses. 

  • Any documents that require official Notarising or Apostilling. 

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