Dante Alighieri Siena - Italian language school

Dante Alighieri Siena offers a wide range of high-quality Italian language programs, Cultural programs, University preparation courses, Home tuition, Internships... There is an ideal course for everyone!

At Dante Alighieri Siena you get:

Accommodation service: Apartments, host families, residences and hotels throughout the town-center and in the very near vicinity.

Classrooms: 25 classrooms all varying in size in order to accommodate all types of courses from small private to large groups.

Coffee area: Vending and coffee machines conveniently located on the first and second floor for your break-time.

Front office hours: Continuously staffed from 8.30-18.00 (Mon–Thurs) and 8.30-17.00 on Fridays.

Library: Self-study center and library, complete with video and cassette player and a wide selection of video and audio cassettes, supplementary coursework, books, etc.

Location: The school is conveniently located right in the historical city town-center of Siena. It's just a 10 minute walk from the famous Piazza del Campo, in Via Tommaso Pendola, 37.

Social activities: Monthly calendar with a wide range of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, including various excursions in Siena and throughout Tuscany. Wine and cheese tasting tours, movies, lectures, concerts, bike-riding tours, parties, dinners, etc. You will never have a dull day with us!

Student's common room: Comfortable area for you to feel at home and socialize, play table games, relax, play the piano and guitar, etc.. You may also enjoy spending time relaxing, chatting and sunbathing in either one of the two courtyards and three terraces!

Syllabi: All the high-quality Italian language programs follow a syllabus based on the six levels of linguistic competency of the Council of Europe's "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment" ... read more.

Wi-Fi: Free access for all students.

What past students say:

"I love the school of Dante Alighieri. The teachers are very helpful; sometimes taking us outside the classroom to learn more about the language and people of Italy. The school is a great place to meet people from all over the world. Living in and outside the city is something that is worth experiencing."

"My experience thus far at Dante Alighieri has been wonderful. My professor is very helpful and nice. Also the secretary has been so helpful when planning trips. She helped us find a hotel and booked it for us. She also helped us with transportation."

"My experience at Dante Alighieri has been great! My Italian teacher is very nice and has been very helpful in learning the language. The secretary office is great! All the secretaries are extremely helpful and nice. Dante Alighieri school has made my stay in Italy wonderful!"

"The staff and professors of Dante are beyond helpful and provide the best experience possible! It’s the place to be!"

"Dante Alighieri has been a very welcoming and cooperating school. I enjoy going to class and learning Italian."

"I think Dante is a beautiful school. The campus is in a great location and my teacher is amazing. I don’t know if there is a better place in Italy to study."