|AGE||minimum 14 - maximum 18 years old upon arrival|
academic year, semester, term (12 weeks), short term-8 weeks
|ARRIVAL||Year/Semester - beginning of September or end of January; short terms -beginning of September or beginning of February|
|ACCOMMODATION||volunteer host family|
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 runs from September to June.
Participants will live with an Italian family. Like full family members, they will share the family's everyday life, participate in activities and adapt to the family rules.
Included: host family search, screening and placement process; accommodation as described; school registration; transfer on arrival; 24-hour emergency support; coordinator assistance & progress reports; mandatory orientation; WEP support to obtain the permit of stay; administrative costs, culture week upon arrival.
Not included: round trip transportation; local transportation if needed; school fees, lunch if taken at school; personal expenses; travel insurance; passport and visa fees.
Academic year (Sep-June) $8,300
Academic year (Jan-Dec) $8,800
Academic semester $7,700
Term (12 weeks) $6,300
Short term (8 weeks) $5,900
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