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Italian school in Trieste: Trieste Language School

Via del Collegio 6 - 34121 Trieste - see on map
From 15€
per week
Trieste Language School - Trieste Language School students



Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall school rating of Trieste Language School, Trieste
#2 of 4 Italian schools in Trieste
Location of the school

Rating: 4.8/5.0


Rating: 3.8/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4.5/5.0


Rating: 4.5/5.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4.6/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 5.0/5.0


Rating: 3.3/5.0

Overall school rating by student age group
Students < 18 years

Rating: 0.0/5.0

Students 18-30 years

Rating: 4.1/5.0

Students 30-49 years

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Students 50+ years

Rating: 4.8/5.0


What we like about the school

  • Seaside location
  • Top rated social activities (4.5/5.0)
  • Homestay accommodation very close to school
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.

What we dislike about the school

  • Younger students should consider that the average age of students at this school is significantly higher than at most other schools.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes long, which is shorter than in other schools.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: Trieste Language School is located in the capital city of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region of northeastern Italy, Trieste. A port city, Trieste offers much history and medieval and neoclassical touches throughout. Trieste Language School is centrally located, ensuring students can enjoy the area to its fullest. The school is housed in the historic city centre, within a moment's walk of fascinating sites such as the Trieste Roman Amphitheatre, Piazza della Borsa, Piazza Unità d'Italia, several museums, the port and much more. There are also many amenities, eateries, cafes, bars and restaurants nearby.

Course selection: The school provides a range of General Italian courses which are taught in a group, individually or in combination programmes of both. Group programmes are available to students of all levels, with specific starting dates for complete beginners.

Getting around: The most used public transport in the city is the bus, as this is the only on-land public transport that moves within the city. The closest bus stop is within 200m of the school's front doors. Trieste train station is within a 20-minute walk of the school.

Accommodation: Homestay accommodation with local host families can be arranged via the school and is subject to availability.

Social and cultural: Trieste has a vast history. Due to its location close to the borders of Slovenia, Croatia, Austria and Hungary, there are many Slovenian and Austro-Hungarian influences seen throughout the city.
  • The language school Trieste Language School was founded in Trieste, Italy in 1995.

Italian Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Information for all courses offered by Trieste Language School
Comments about courses

All payments sent to school are subject to a government tax of EUR 2.

Lesson duration
45 minutes
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 40 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2023 - 16 Apr. 2023, 25 Apr. 2023, 01 May 2023, 02 Jun. 2023, 15 Aug. 2023, 13 Nov. 2023 - 31 Dec. 2023.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.

Lessons needed per Italian language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Profiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
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Trieste Language School

Accreditations and Quality seals
ASILSEDUITALIAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Italian teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:45
Student gender mix:
30% male / 70% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Trieste Language School and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoJCB - logoDiners Club - logoMaestro - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Library

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Tourist information

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 6
    Number of public PC workstations: 3
    Paid parking (<500m)

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 50
Throughout the year: 50
Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 4
Adult courses Throughout the year: 4
Average age of students
In summer: 30 years
Throughout the year: 35 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Airport transfer
Best arrival airport is Ronchi Dei Legionari (TRS).
More information about airports around Trieste and how to get from the airport to Trieste on your own here on our Trieste page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Free shipment via regular mail
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing1 km
Diving1 km
Golf2 km
Horse riding20 km
Mountainbiking15 km
Sailing1 km
Swimming2 km
Tennis1 km
Windsurfing1 km
Yoga5 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Walking tours of the city Excursions to the park and Castel of Miramare Guided tour of the Giant Cave Music and cinema evenings at school Excursions to Carso mountains Afternoons at the beach

Adults - Paid activities

Snorkeling at Miramare Sea Reserve Boat excursions to Muggia


Ratings of Trieste Language School compared to ratings of all schools in Italy

 Trieste Language School TriesteAverage of all other schools in Italy
Overall school rating4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0


Rating: 4.4/5.0

Location of the school4.8

Rating: 4.8/5.0


Rating: 4.8/5.0


Rating: 3.8/5.0


Rating: 3.9/5.0

Social activities4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.5/5.0


Rating: 4.5/5.0

Quality of teaching4.5

Rating: 4.5/5.0


Rating: 4.5/5.0

Value for money4.6

Rating: 4.6/5.0


Rating: 4.3/5.0


Rating: 3.9/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0

Shared flat4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0

Student Testimonial Videos

Note: The video testimonials of students from Trieste Language School have been provided by the school and schools do not usually publish negative testimonials. For uncensored reviews read the comments from our students.


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Other Italian schools in Trieste offering Italian courses: 
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    Rating: 4.7/5.0

  3. Study & Live in your Teacher's Home
Trieste city attractiveness rated by our students:

Rating: 4.6/5.0

More information about Trieste including climate data and events on our Trieste page with a list of all 4 Italian schools in Trieste.

FAQ about Trieste Language School, Trieste

  • No, not air conditioned, school is hosted in an old cloister where temperature is the same all year around.
    Massimo B, Administration from Trieste Language School - Jul 14, 2022
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Trieste Language School
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: Intensive Course, Combined Course 1 (20 group + 5 individual), Combined Course 2 (20 group + 10 individual)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Trieste Language School varies from 2 students (Private Lessons) to 12 students (Intensive Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Trieste Language School hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Trieste Language School comes from Germany with a 33% representation, followed by students from USA (12%) and England (10%).
  • Trieste Language School offers courses from 14 years to 99. Average age is 30 during the summer and 35 for the rest of the year.

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