La Bella Italia! Italy, home of much of the world’s greatest art, best food, happy people, will host you with pleasure. Your Italian family and school might be anywhere in Italy, from the northern Swiss border to the sunny tip of its “boot”.  Share everyday life with a warm, loving family. Visit cities and tiny villages with rich history, museums, and churches. Learn to speak Italian both with words and with your hands! Fabulous pasta, crusty bread, snowy peaks for skiing, sunny beaches for swimming, Roman ruins and the best of the 21st century architecture – Italy offers a sensational student exchange opportunity!

Click on the programs listed below to see what interests you the most:

List of Outbound Programs to Italy:

High School
Italian school is quite difficult and the expectations are high. Participants will be enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of the five years of the scuola superiore program. They will follow classes in a local liceo from Monday to Saturday morning. Classes include Italian, Mathematics, Sciences, Physics, Foreign Language (German or French), Geography, History, Physical Education. The school year...
Language Buddy
Available in France and Italy, the "Language Buddy" program offers the opportunity for participants to become a 'conversation' friend in a local family, while sharing their everyday life. They may speak to one or several family members in order to help them improve their language skills through conversation.
Camp Counselor
Get the opportunity to learn about the Italian culture by working in a summer camp in the historical city of Torino or in the wonderful mountains of Piedmont. The camp counselors will arrange fun language activities for children/teenagers and they will teach simple things in English by spending time together playing and talking. The camps arrange sport activities with specifc sport leaders. While the camp counselors are there to improve the children’s language skills they do not need to be sport trainers, but just assist during the sport activities. The camp counselor program is open only...
High School Area Choice Option
Italian school is quite difficult and the expectations are high. Participants will be enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of the five years of the scuola superiore program. They will follow classes in a local liceo from Monday to Saturday morning. Classes include Italian, Mathematics, Sciences, Physics, Foreign Language (German or French), Geography, History, Physical Education. The school year...
Family Stay
The Italy Family Stay program is the perfect opportunity to learn Italian through total immersion in the Italian culture. Participants stay with a host family that will consider them as an active family member. No particular activities are planned. The goal of this program is not to follow an Italian language course, but to learn the language through living the everyday life of an Italian family. An authentic insight into the Italian lifestyle!
Language Teacher Assistant
The program enables an English, Spanish or German native speaker to get a teaching experience in a French primary or secondary school. The language teacher assistant may be asked to fulfill various tasks such as helping students develop confidence in speaking and understanding, taking part in class alongside the teacher, providing personal tutoring for students, organising conversation-based activities.
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