Italiaper is dedicated to the instruction of the
Italian language clearly, thoroughly and effectively
alongside a complementary instruction and exploration
of Italian art, history and culture.
Its teaching staff is well qualified, and wherever
possible employs instruction in Italian alongside
instruction in students’ native languages
where added clarity is required.
Italiaper’s director is fluent in four European
languages, and has completed a university degree
in philosophy, and another in foreign languages,
with a masters in teaching Italian to foreigners.
Italiaper is located in the historic centre of Modena,
close to the central train station, and accommodation
can be organized to suit student needs for the duration
of their studies at Italiaper. The school offers
courses to suit every level of Italian speaker,
with prices that ensure it is one of the most affordable
schools of Italian. Language component:
Italiaper offers four levels of Italian courses,
from beginners to advanced. Students with previous
study of Italian are evaluated at enrollment, and
assigned to their best suited level. Classes consist
of a maximum of 8 students, which ensures that lessons
are clearly understood, and that teachers are aware
of students individual requirements.
Individual and smaller groups size courses can be
The courses focus on all elements of language use,
including not only grammar, but also pronunciation,
reading, comprehension and writing skills.
A wide range of language sources, such as newspapers,
films and television are used to keep students interested,
and engaged with the working italian language.
The minimum period of enrollment is two weeks.
Enrollments are accepted every Monday, although
arrangements can be made to suit special requirements.
Italiaper offers some of the most competitive course
prices in Italy, with concession prices available
to school and university students, under 25’s
and pensioners. There is a substantial discount
for ongoing monthly enrollments, and reduced prices
can be arranged for larger groups.
Italiaper organizes weekend excursions
once a month to culturally important Italian cities,
such as Florence, Lucca, Bologna, Milan, Verona,
Parma, Ferrara. (excursions are not included in
Afternoon excursions are a common feature of Italiaper
courses during the week. These trips focus on the
sights, businesses and hinterland of Modena, including
the Duomo, lambrusco vineyards, parmesan cheese
factories, the Ferrari factory at Maranello, and
the city’s various museums. (some small charges
Classes and lectures are often offered in the afternoon
at Italiaper, revolving around Italian history,
politics and art. The lectures are taken both by
Italiaper staff, and also by guest lecturers.
Accommodation for students can be
organised for the duration of their stay in Modena
in private residences with either an Italian family,
students or workers, or in one of the local hotels.
Prices for local accommodations, with all taxes
and expenses included are from 95 Euro to 105 Euro
Prices vary for accommodation in local hotels, depending
on the standard chosen, and the season.
To ensure the smooth enrollment
and accommodation of all students at Italiaper,
confirmation of enrollment and desired accommodation
(if required), together with a 100 Euro deposit
must be received by Italiaper no later than 1 month
before a student’s proposed commencement date.
Before this time, students must inform Italiaper
by email or telephone of their desired dates of
commencement, and then the appropriate confirmation
procedures, (including deposit and payment details)
can be undertaken.