Italy

My Year Abroad in France and Italy in 5 Photos

After a summer au pairing, a semester in Nantes, and a work placement in Florence, here is Rachael's diverse year abroad in five photos.

by Rachael Harper

 
 
Italy

My Year Abroad in Italy and Switzerland in 5 photos

by Emily Maybanks
 
Italy

A to Z of my year abroad in Italy and Switzerland

by Emily Maybanks
 
Venice

The Mole Diaries: Venice (Volume 2)

by Megan Tomlinson
 
Italy

5 things I LOVE about Italy

by Emily Orford
 
Italy

Emily spent her year abroad as an English Language Assistant in Friuli, Italy

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Trento

by Georgina Lucas

Mole Diaries

 
Venice

The Mole Diaries: Venice (Volume 2)

by Megan Tomlinson
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Trento

by Georgina Lucas
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Parma, Italy

by Peter Brown
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Venice

by Kate Roberts
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Bergamo

by Lora Jury
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Rome (Volume 2)

by Lucy Stanford
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Naples

by Rebecca Walker
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Florence (Volume 2)

by Gabriella Craft
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Rome

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Siena

by Renate

Questions about Italy

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Any advice on finding accommodation in Bari, Italy?

Italy
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Advice on Italian Summer placements/schools?

Summer internship

Hey! I worked in Italy last summer and would definitely HIGHLY recommend the company I worked for - but I was teaching English and unless you actively seek it the Italian exposure can be relatively lo...

Q

If I work abroad/become a Language Assistant will I fall behind in my 4th y...

Work placement

Hello - in my opinion you absolutely WON'T fall behind in your 4th year if you decide to work abroad or become a language assistant. You'll find that if you put the effort in, your language skills wil...

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Where will I go for my Third Year Abroad studying more than one language?

Italy

If your degree is 'Business and Spanish' then usually Spanish should be the priority. If a year abroad is integrated into your degree then a year abroad in Spain or a Spanish-speaking country is oblig...

Q

Second country for year abroad?

Italy

Hello James - it's probably best to check with your University Languages Department as they will know if something specific is required of you. Most people will undertake an internship or work placeme...

Q

Exam system at the University of Bologna (Forli)?

Italy

Hiya! I studied for 6 months in Forli in 2014/5 (I had a great time, everyone is very welcoming, you'll make some good friends there!) and at first the exam system didn't make much sense, so don't wo...

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Is it possible to both study through Erasmus and work as a British Council...

Italy

For continuity, schools tend to hire assistants for the whole academic year, so unfortunately it's unlikely this will be possible. It is however always worth asking your university's International Off...

Q

I want to spend my third year abroad in Rome and my university has links wi...

Italy
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Unhappy in my accommodation in Forli (Italy) but unsure what to do?

Italy

Hi, I had a similar experience in Spain where I was rushed into taking somewhere I didn't like with people I didn't feel comfortable around. I didn't even move in properly and I'm so glad I found some...

Student Blogs

 
Austria

A blog post in which I try to avoid talking about food…(Vienna and Tuscany, August 2015)

by Jessica Wells

 
Thoughts

A Bucket Full of Wanderlust

by Lena El-Sheikh

 
Italy

Photoblog: The Vatican City

by Annalise Mason

 
Italy

When in Rome…

by Annalise Mason

 
Europe

In Photos: The Haunting Beauty of Milan’s Cimitero Monumentale

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
Europe

“The Ultimate Destination”

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
Bari

When life gives you lemons...

by Laura Crichton

 
Bari

Settling in

by Laura Crichton

 
Bari

Ciao Italia!

by Laura Crichton

 
Christmas

Week 12 (ish)- December Eve

by Laura Crichton

 
Bureaucracy

Week 11- Stressed spelt backwards is desserts.

by Laura Crichton

 
Bologna

Bambini & Bologna

by Rachael Harper

 
France

Better late than never

by Rachael Harper

 
Bari

Bookstores & beaches

by Laura Crichton

 
Italy

Lake Garda Day Trip; Sirmione

by Zara Collings

 
Burano

Visiting the Venecian Islands; Murano and Burano

by Zara Collings

 
Bari

Come What May

by Laura Crichton

 
Italy

Verona Photo Journal

by Zara Collings

 
Italy

Venice Travel Guide

by Zara Collings

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Italy

The Mole Diaries: Trento

by Georgina Lucas
 
Italy

How living with a host family affects your year abroad

by Suzie McKee
 
Italy

Six reasons to do a course at the British Institute of Florence

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Parma, Italy

by Peter Brown
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Venice

by Kate Roberts
 
Spain

Erasmus Economics: Finding out finance before your year abroad

by Sophia Imeson
 
France

Expect the unexpected on a year abroad!

by Rebecca Liquorish
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Bergamo

by Lora Jury
 
Paris

Why do a Year Abroad? The European Commission’s Erasmus Impact Study

by Sophie Duncan
 
Spain

How to Balance Two Languages on a Year Abroad

by Harriet Barter
 
France

5 Photos: My Year Abroad in Aix-en-Provence

by Christina Vieira-Barry
 
Italy

Italy: Expecting the Unexpected

by Julie Goffredo
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Rome (Volume 2)

by Lucy Stanford
 
Italy

Making the Leap: the Year Abroad Country Transition

by Natalie Earl
 
Italy

Learning Italian Ab Initio

by Lucy Farrell
 
Italy

Interning as a Journalist in Rome

by Catherine Edwards
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Naples

by Rebecca Walker
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Florence (Volume 2)

by Gabriella Craft
 
Italy

Advice for au pairing in Italy

by Hannah Smith
 
Italy

The challenges of being an Au Pair

by Liberty Simpson
 
Internships

My internship at Giorgio Armani in Italy

by Virginia Stuart-Taylor
 
Italy

Top 10 tips for survival in Italy

by Grace Paul
 
Italy

Extracurricular classes on your year abroad in Italy

by Global Graduates
 
France

Courses in Europe for Non-Linguists

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Rome

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Finding your hidden talent: extracurricular activities abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Student accommodation in Italy

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Fantastic Ferrara

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Sweet Siena

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Working in Italy

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Culture Shock: Tuscany

by Renate C
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Siena

by Renate
 
Advice

Studying Abroad with a disability

by Joel Smith
 
Padua

Padua

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Case Study: Amy teaches in Northern Italy

by Amy Morgan
 
Italy

Languages and dialects in Italy

by Alicia Rubiales
 
Italy

Vivacious Verona

by Sophie J Green
 
Spain

Case Study: Antonia's preparing for her year abroad in Spain and Italy

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Striking Siena

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Passionate Palermo

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Why Italy?

by Lizzie Fane