Your Gap Year in Italy

Start a new away from home, discover yourself and embrace a tranformative journey that will change your life.

Explore Italy with new eyes; become Italian for a while!

How does it work?

Immersive Language and Cultural Experience

At the heart of the experience is an Italian language course that will introduce you to the life and culture of the country.
You will study Italian with people from all over the world.

Short on time but eager to learn Italian?

Opt for a sprint and dive into Italian culture with a program designed for those craving a brief yet immersive experience.

Learning Italian to experience Italy’s lifestyle

Italian language classes will help you talk like a true local. This way you’ll be able to explore and experience Italy at its fullest!
Selfie of a blonde girl during her study abroad program in Italy
Selfie of a blonde girl during her study abroad program in Italy

Meet the other students all around the country

Regular meet-ups and activities in each city will help you make the most of your experience and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Are the IFA programs for you?

Thanks to their variety, our programs cater both to students and institutions. What’s more, you can fully personalize them to make them perfect for you!
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Experience life like a true Italian

With the IFA programs you’ll live an unforgettable journey, immersing yourself in Italy’s streets and forging friendships and memories.

The perfect program for people yearning to live a transformative experience in Italy!

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A group experience for your students

Our immersive study abroad programs in Italy offer you the perfect gateway to linguistic mastery and cultural enrichment.

The ideal programs for schools wanting to provide unparalleled opportunities for their students.

Navigate the Gap Year world through our experiences

Connect with the beauty of Italian culture, discover how a gap year in Italy can transform your perspective and explore the surprising joys and challenges that unfold on such a journey of growth and discovery!

Are you ready to start planning your gap experience?