A Christmas Present

A Christmas present is waiting for you! The Piccola Università Italiana is again this year organising a photo contest that will allow you to win a one week’s scholarship at our schools in Trieste or in Tropea. Details and conditions of the contest are to be found on the bottom of the page. Taking part … Continue reading “A Christmas Present”

The art of cooking

Mediterranean cooking course plus language course in Italy

Are you ready to immerse yourself in true Italian and Calabrian culture, even outside the classroom? Book an Italian course in our Italian language school in Southern Italy associated with a cooking course and you will have the good fortune of learning not only the language but also the art of our gastronomic experience. Italian … Continue reading “The art of cooking”

It’s pumpkin time!

Not far from Trieste, in the heart of Friuli, there is an exquisite little town which this year was voted the most beautiful village of Italy. It’s a small medieval village named Venzone which is famous for its fragrant lavender, its high walls, and an air of times past. A strategic crossroads in ancient times … Continue reading “It’s pumpkin time!”

Buon Ferragosto a tutti!

Ferragosto è la festa più attesa dell’estate. La sua origine è molto lontana e risale al 18 a. C durante l’Impero Romano, quando l’imperatore Augusto istituì un periodo di riposo e festeggiamenti per celebrare la fine dei lavori agricoli. L’atmosfera era allegra, gli animali venivano adornati di fiori e i contadini facevano gli auguri ai … Continue reading “Buon Ferragosto a tutti!”


Salto fuori dall’ovetto come un piccolo folletto, nessun oggetto vi voglio donare solo gioia e tanto amore, da riempire ogni cuore, tanta pace e serenità, e per tutti un sacco di felicità. Che questo augurio lieto e sincero, arrivi a tutti per davvero e renda il giorno di Pasqua sereno. Antonio, Simone e la piccola … Continue reading “BUONA PASQUA!”

Tropea school is back

Our language school in Tropea is back for you after the winter break! From today, in fact, we will be open and all our Standard Italian group courses and individual lessons have started. Spring in the South begins early and you can already enjoy beautiful sunny days, away from the crowds and the heat of … Continue reading “Tropea school is back”

Italian culture: Osmiza

For many residents of Trieste, the arrival of spring means one thing: Going to an osmiza! It is, in fact, the ideal time to go to one of these typical family-run places scattered throughout the Karst region. But what is an osmiza? It is a place where you can taste and buy wines and typical … Continue reading “Italian culture: Osmiza”

Get your free flight!

Starting this year, we have important news for all those who want to spend a long time in Italy and get to know both the North and the South of our country. All you need do is book a course at our two schools, staying for a short while both at Trieste and at Tropea, … Continue reading “Get your free flight!”

Cycling and Nature

  Trieste is becoming more and more environmentally friendly and is surrounded by nature! There are many new cycle paths characterising our city and making it even more beautiful and attractive, by means of which you can discover a unique area, one which remains unspoiled, as well as amuse yourself and stay in shape! From … Continue reading “Cycling and Nature”