Why Study In Italy?

About Italy

Italy is a land rich in culture, tradition, and history, offering incredible tourism heritages and home to the greatest food of all time. Italy is also home to some of the oldest universities in Europe and the world such as the Bologna University, the University of Padua, and the University of Naples.

Major cities with varied course options

The top five cities to study overseas in Italy are:

  • Rome: Known for its beautiful architecture, history, and artwork, Rome is home to history, art, architecture, design, as well as science and technology students.
  • Tuscany: Being a small and quiet town, Tuscany provides exposure to the aesthetics while being rooted in the strong history and traditions of the country.
  • Florence: The origin of the Renaissance Florence is home to art, history, and literature.
  • Milan: The second-largest city in the country and home to some of the elite events like the Milan Fashion Week and Fashion Week. It is also an educational hub for economics and international business.
  • Taormina: This great city is an excellent choice for theatre majors and movie fanatics.

International Academic Programs (API) provides international opportunities that encourage learning and enrich learners, collaborators, and societies. The portfolio of API has grown to include international internship programs, volunteer and international programs for high school and gap year students outside of college studies abroad.

Part-time and post-study work opportunities

Students from Non-EU countries are permitted to work part-time for 20 hours per week and 40 hours during the summer and on holidays, whereas EU students can work without restrictions.

There are many part-time jobs available for students ranging from university-sponsored internships to tutoring to paid roles in campus and faculty services. In addition, part-time jobs like graphics, digital and social media marketing, web design are also in large numbers.

Knowledge of the Italian language can also come in handy for jobs in the hospitality sector and proficiency in the English language is highly favored in tourism and teaching.