Tricolore Genoa

Our partner school in Genoa is located in the scenic centre of the city, just a short walk from the seafront, it occupies a beautifully restored historic building.

The school is following a newly developed communicative method, based on edutainment (Education + Entertainment), which enables to study the Italian language in personalised way and with fun as we understand that students do not only come to Italy to study Italian and learn about Italian culture, but they also come to relax, mingle, eat, drink and laugh. In the school in Genoa you will study Italian with lots of fun and interaction.

Average group size: 6-7
Maxium group size: 10


Facilities and services:
– 6 bright, large classrooms

–  computers with free Internet access

– student lounge with a small library


Accreditations and recognitions:
University of Genova

‘Universidad de las Américas’ in Mexico

Bildungsurlaub in Germany


Activities and excursions:

The school offers a range of extracurricular activities and excursion. Some of the activities are free and some of them require extra payment.


Examples of activities:

– City tour to familiarize you with Genoa’s ancient streets

– Welcome drink / aperitivo

– Free seminars and documentaries on various aspects of Italian culture ex. history of the Mafia, the music, Italian food, Genovese singers etc.

– Italian cookery lessons, wine tasting

– Sailing and canoe trips

– Meals out in local restaurants

– Visiting the Nervi parks, with one of the most famous rose gardens in the world

– Visiting the ‘Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi’ with its breathtaking see view

– Visit to the Europe’s largest aquarium

INTENSIVE: 20 lessons per week, 4 classes a day

The course consists of 20 lessons of Italian in groups, Monday to Friday
Levels: A1 – C2
Minimum Course duration: 1 week


SUPER INTENSIVE: 30 lessons per week, 6 classes per day

The course consists of 30 lessons of Italian in groups, Monday to Friday
Levels: A1 – C2
Minimum Course duration: 1 week


EVENING EXTENSIVE COURSE: 2 days a week x 1,5 hours

The course consists of 3 hours a week, 2 times a week in the evenings. Total 30 hours.

Monday and Wednesday (18:30) for beginners and advanced levels, Tuesday and Thursday for intermediate level.

Levels: A1 – C2
Course total duration: 10 weeks


MIXED COURSE: 20 lessons in group + 4 up to 10 individual classes per week

The course consists of 20 lessons of Italian in groups, Monday to Friday plus individual clasess from 4 up to 10 classes per week depending on students´ needs.
Levels: A1 – C2
Minimum Course duration: 1 week


ITALIANO GUSTANDO: 20 lessons in group + 5 or 8 food related activities

The course consists of 20 lessons of Italian in groups, Monday to Friday plus food related activities: a cooking course, a wine tasting, a pesto & foccacia course, coffee tasting, excursion Cinque Terre & wine etc.
Levels: A2 – C2
Course duration: 2 weeks or 3 weeks


ITALIANO CUCINANDO: 20 lessons in group + 2 cooking classes a week

The course consists of 20 lessons of Italian in groups, Monday to Friday plus 2 cooking classes a week
Levels: A2 – C2
Minimum Course duration: 1 week

Italian host family / Bed & Breakfast

Single or double rooms available with an Italian host family or Bed&Breakfast, option of breakfast only or half board. Intended for those who would like to experience Italian daily life and practice their Italian also at home. Three categories available (economic, intermediate and superior) which are characterized as the difference between a 2, 3 or 4 star Hotel. Double room is intended for students travelling together.


Shared apartments

Single or double room in an apartment shared with other students of the school, self-service catering.        Kitchen and bathrooms are shared between the students. Apartments are centrally located and have all basic facilities (WiFi, washing machine, etc.). Double room is intended for students travelling together.


Independent apartments

Independent furnished apartments available, self-service catering. All apartments personally visited and selected. Apartments are well furnished, centrally located and offer all basic necessities (ironing, coffee machine, washing machine, etc.). Smaller and bigger apartments available.



Type of course 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Intensive (20) 260 € 390 € 520 € 650 €
Super-intensive (30) 365 € 540 € 715 € 890 €
Extensive (12) 190 € 280 € 370 € 460 €
Extensive evening course  (30) 270 € (10 weeks)
Italiano Gustando (20+ culinary activities) 335 € 560 €
Italiano Cucinando (20+2) 350 € 590 €

The price includes: Tutoring materials, language certificate/ diploma; entrance test; assistance with Visa/ residence permit; assistance accommodation; free seminars (during high season); social activities (citywalk/ welcome cocktail); free internet access (computers and Wifi network); Helpdesk available during office hours

Courses start every Monday. Italian Gustando/ Culturando course starts every 2 week.



Family or B&B

Type of accommodation 1 week
Family / Intermediate 230 €
Family / Superior 260 €


Type of room 1 week
Individual room 155 €

Independent apartment

Type of apartment 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Aparment with 1 room 390 € 715 € 1.035 € 1.340 €
Apartment with 2 rooms 430 € 780 € 1.120 € 1.435 €


Accommodation is available from Sunday before the course (afternoon) until Saturday after the course ends.


The prices for Host Family and B & B include:
• Continental breakfast self-service
• Use of water, gas, electricity and heating
• Use night kitchen
• Bed / bath linen
• Room cleaning and change of bed linen / towels weekly

Prices for apartments Independent and shared include:
• Use of water, gas, electricity and heating
• The apartment is furnished and the kitchen is equipped with essential equipment (cutlery, plates, pots, etc.).
• Check-in (and check-out)
• Bed / bath linen
Includes € 25,  final cleaning obligatory. The apartment is cleaned before arrival. During his stay, the student is responsible for cleaning of their rooms and common rooms (kitchen and bathroom).
• Sometimes the owner requires a security deposit which is refunded on departure.

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