CSI URBANIA – Italian language and culture course


Courses are for students of all ages, at all different levels of Italian, who wish to understand, speak, read and write the Italian language correctly. In order to reach this aim, we guarantee each student individual attention. Classes are small and there are special review sessions on Saturday mornings.

During our many years of experience, we have found the best weekly combination of varied and interesting classes in Italian language, conversation and culture.

Italian culture classes are included in course fees.

Total weekly hours (1 hour = 60 minutes) 25
Language 17
Conversation 4
Culture 4

Our didactic offer can be personalized based on students’  needs and expectations.

Individual classes can be added at a fee of € 30 per hour (60 minutes).



  • Italian Literature
  • History of Italy
  • History of the Italian Renaissance
  • Readings of 20th century Italian literature
  • History of Italian political parties
  • Italian economics


  • Art Classes (drawing, painting)
  • Pottery classes
  • Italian cooking classes
  • Wine tastings
  • Art excursions (Florence, Venice, Ravenna, Gubbio, Perugia, Urbino, etc.)
  • Music tours (Verona, Pesaro)
  • Photographic excursions
  • Trekking tours
  • Opera concerts
Registration fee 45 €
1 week 249 €
2 weeks 449 €
3 weeks 589 €
4 weeks 699 €
8 weeks 1.299 €
12 weeks 1.899 €

For different periods, prices on request. Housing not included.

Take advantage of the special offers available at Centro Studi Italiani and receive up to 30% off your course price.
Special conditions are available for:

Returning students

30% discount

Family groups

10% discount

Members of the Dante Alighieri Society

10% discount

Students of Pontifical Universities

20% discount


Contact us for more information.


Total beginners should start the course on a beginning date. Others may begin at any time.

2020 beginning dates:

13 January / 10 February / 9 March / 6 April / 4 May / 1 June / 29 June / 27 July / 24 August / 21 September / 19 October / 16 November

2020 National holidays:

10 April (afternoon) / 12-13 April / 25 April / 1 May / 2 June / 25 July / 15 August / 1 November


The school provides pick-ups from Bologna and Ancona airport, from Pesaro train station and Urbino bus station. Feel free to contact us for any special requirements. Contact us for more information.


Centro Studi Italiani finds housing for all students, offering different kinds of accommodations at extremely reasonable prices giving the students the chance to live in Italy like an Italian. All housing options, carefully selected by or expert staff, are within a walking distance from the school.

Students can choose from residential accommodations (studios, private apartmentes, shared apartments) and host families (bed&breakfast, half board and full board services available). Contact us for more information.


Please fill out the online application form or download the pdf version and send by e-mail.

A deposit is required to confirm registration:

Short term courses (1 – 4 weeks) : € 249

Long term courses (5 weeks or more): € 498

The deposit can be paid by credit card after submitting the online application or by bank transfer to:

Centro Studi Italiani
BNL – Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Agenzia di Urbino
IBAN: IT23G0100568700000000001213 – SWIFT: BNLIITRR