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    IFA Gap Year in Italy: Italian Language & Cultural Immersion

    IFA Gap Year in Italy: Italian Language & Cultural Immersion


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: Italy
    • Credit Awarded: None
    • Program Length: Academic Year
    • Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Homestay, Hotel, Student Apartment
    • Affiliation: Gap Year Association
    • Financial Aid: Not Available
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Become Italian for a While—the IFA Gap Year is for students, young adults, graduates, digital nomads, professionals, and more. Take courses at an accredited local university to become confident in Italian and grow among international peers.

    IFA GAP YEAR - 8 to 12 Months
    Combine language study, cultural exploration and personal growth. Discover Italy in its most authentic form, build new friendships, and create memories that will last for a lifetime!

    Program Highlights

    10 Iconic Italian Cities Available: Rome, Milan, Venice, Naples, Florence, Genoa, Torino, Lucca, Cefalù, or Sestri Levante

    Choose 3 Accommodation Options: Homestay, Private Apartment, or Shared Apartment

    Attend an Accredited Institution. All courses offered in each city are reputable and are officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University, and Research.

    24/7 IFA Support. Our team is always available throughout the program to assist you—so your experience is worry-free.

    Gain Community. Gain Community. Before, during, and after gain access to a valuable resource to communicate with others passionate about La Dolce Vita and get tips, attend webinars, free Italian classes, and more.

    Cannot commit to 8-12 months away? No problem. IFA offers shorter term experiences from 1 week to 7 months!

    With IFA, you can expect to:

    1. RECEIVE PERSONALIZED COUNSELING. Be matched with an IFA Counselor who will customize your program based on your goals and needs to find the perfect fit for location, accommodation, course levels, and more.
    2. FEEL SUPPORTED. Our goal is to help you experience "la vita Italia" worry-free. Our team is always available  24/7 throughout the program to assist you.
    3. GAIN COMMUNITY. Before, during, and after your IFA experience, you will gain access to the IFA Community—a platform full of Italian resources, tips, webinars, free Italian lessons, and the ability to share your own experience and converse with others that are passionate about Italian living, culture, and language.

    Submit an inquiry to learn more about a transformative experience with Italian for a While.