EIL Programs Hosted in Italy

For those who want to merge into a new reality abroad without attending a language course, there is the chanceto spend a period of time with an Italian family: this programme helps the participants to experience Italian culture, visit towns and create new relationships outside of the classroom.

High School AbroadForeign students participating in this programme live with an Italian family and attend an Italian high school. Experiment Italia offers a homestay usually starting from September with simultaneous high school attendance from a minimum of 1 month to a total of 9 months.

Applicants must be between the ages of 15-17 with a minimum of Italian language. Host communities are located all over Italy. Schools can be public or private and they can have an emphasis on languages, scientific studies, or classical studies (including Latin and Greek or technical skills.

Language TrainingEIL Italy offers a wide range of Italian courses all combined with homestay, apartment or pensione/hotel accommodation. These language courses are for individuals, 16 years of age, and up. Groups can also be accepted.


Language Training

OtherExperiment Italia organises programmes for groups of teens to Italy.

Depending on the length of the stay, many activities are organised and participants can attend language, cooking or mosaics courses, take part in excursions, visit local famous places and be enrolled in original thematic programmes.

EIL Italy provides high quality logistical arrangements and 24 hour local support with interesting programmes for young people who want to learn more about Italy.


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High School Summer Abroad in Italy


Experience Italian art, architecture, Slow Foods, and ice cream. Each of our Italy programs includes an orientation in Rome, a homestay, and travel to some of the country’s most historic and beautiful cities.

Choose among 3 programs focused on language training, culinary exploration, and travel and discovery.

All groups begin with an interactive group orientation in Rome. The groups then travel to different regions for homestays. Homestays are individual, but groups get together regularly for cultural events, outdoor activities, and visits to local historical sites.

All programs investigate Italian culture through fun, informative thematic components.

  1. The Sights and Sounds of Italy
  2. Cooking, Slow Food, and Biodiversity
  3. La Dolce Vita: Food and Culture