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4.3/5.0 (90 reviews)
Scuola Tricolore, Genoa
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The school is located in the city centre, next to the historical centre and 300 metres away from the boulevard and historical port, close to all the important landmarks and places of interest. More

Quality of teaching:4.3/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.6/5.0
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amalelingue, Genoa
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Based in the very heart of Genoa, an ideal starting point to discover the city. The school is located in the liveliest and coolest part of the historic centre - in a pedestrian area full of little... More

Quality of teaching:5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:5.0/5.0
Course Categories (6)Accommodation (3)Facilities (17)
A Door to Italy, Genoa

The school is situated in an elegant and fascinating 19th century building and is easily reachable by bus or train. Located in the heart of Genova, the school is just a few steps from the main... More

Quality of teaching:4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.6/5.0
Course Categories (11)Accommodation (3)Facilities (19)
Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Genoa

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a full... More

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Genoa: Genoa is "the most winding, incoherent of cities, the most entangled topographical ravel in the world." So said Henry James, and the city is still marvellously eclectic, full of pace and rough-edged style. Sprawled behind the huge port Italy's largest and an increasingly popular stopoff for international cruise liners is a dense and fascinating warren of medieval alleyways, a district which has more zest than all the coastal resorts put together.

Key Facts about Genoa

Population: 581,000

Elevation: 19 m. above sea level

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Liguria, Provincia di Genova

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1309 USD)

Name of city in Italian: Genova

Genoa quality of life rating:

4.5/5.0 (90 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:54* (46% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:76* (24% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Italy average):3.89 € (13% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Plug Type L
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Genoa Cristoforo Colombo (GOA) - 5 km. from Genoa city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 240 minutes, 2,00 €, 16 minutes.

Main stops: Airport / departures, Bertolotti/stazione Fs, Via Pacinotti F. 13, Via Cantore Matitone, P.zza Nunziata 2 Sottopassaggio, Portello/interiano

Every 15 minutes, 2,00 €, 26 minutes.

Main stops: Sestri Ponente, Genova-Piazza Caricamento

Every 18 minutes, 3,00 €, 30 minutes.

Main stops: Genova Sestri Ponente, Genova Piazza Principe

Taxi: 16 €, 11 minutes drive to city center of Genoa

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: London Gatwick, London Stansted

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Events in GenoaBest time to take a language course in Genoa


Van Dyck between Genova and Palermo
Van Dyck between Genova and Palermo

Jan. 2019 - Feb. 2019Van Dyck between Genova and Palermo is a temporary exhibition presenting Van Dyck's work.


Elliot Erwitt Kolor
Elliot Erwitt Kolor

Feb. 2019 - Jul. 2019A retrospective of the colour works of photographer Elliot Erwitt at the Palazzo Ducale.


Goa Boa Festival
Goa Boa Festival

Jun. 2019 - Aug. 2019Music festival dedicated to promoting the best in popular music from around the world. Well known musicians perform alongside up and coming artists, both local and international.


Gezmataz Festival
Gezmataz Festival

Jul. 2019Gezmataz, the Genoa Jazz Festival, is three days of concerts and workshops with some of the most important names in jazz today. All concerts are held in the old port.


Genoa Boat Show
Genoa Boat Show

Sep. 2019The Genoa International Boat Show is one of the most important fairs of its kind, worldwide. With exhibits spread over land and sea, you will find all types of vessels and their manufacturers represented here as well as accessories and water sports equipment.



Oct. 2019 - Nov. 2019The Science Festival in Genoa brings together great minds in mathematical & natural science and the humanities, blurring the barriers between those fields and creating opportunities for exchange. Hundreds of events to interest and stimulate people of all ages and knowledge.

Andy Warhol - Pop Society Exhibition
Andy Warhol - Pop Society Exhibition

Oct. 2019 - Feb. 2020If you are in Genova now's your chance to see the works of pop-art master Andy Warhol. The exhibition will be at Palazzo Ducale for several months.

What to do in Genoa

Royal Palace
Royal Palace
Strada Nova Museum
Strada Nova Museum
The Lanterna Lighthouse
The Lanterna Lighthouse
Spianata Castelletto
Spianata Castelletto
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