Several students dream to study abroad, however, it’s not merely to have an international degree, but a multicultural experience. If one plans to study abroad in Italy, one can be assured to enjoy a high and unique quality of life and a welcoming atmosphere. Here are the top 4 reasons to study in Italy:
World’s Oldest Universities!
Did you know Giorgio Armani graduated from University of Bologna? Do you know that this university was founded in 1088? Yes! Also, it is interesting to note that every major Italian town has a university, most of which are state-funded. However, there are also private universities as well as superior graduate schools, which are specifically focused on teaching and research at the graduate level and above. The country has a long tradition in numerous sports, both at the individual and team level. In fact, the fields of design, architecture, fashion, applied sciences and arts lie at the forefront of Italy's domain of higher education system. Italian Universities are famous for the designers, artists, architects they have carved! The international relations of Italian universities with other foreign universities offers many opportunities to international students for great exposure, enriched teaching, and a space to grow in their desired space.
Let’s go! Travel. Explore. Rejoice!
Italy is known to have a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In fact, it is famous for its rich collection of arts, culture, and literature from many different periods. As an International student, you get student discounts to explore the museums, palaces, churches, and other famous tourist sites. From amazing treks in the North, skiing in Cortina, visiting the hub of fashion – Milan and Florence, to exploring the five villages – Cinque Terre, and diving in the beautiful beaches and seas in South – Amalfi being one of the most famous ones, there’s a never ending historical exploration which the country offer irrespective of which corner you’re in.
More than just Pizza !
The country has much more to offer than its world-famous pizza, pasta, cheese and wine. From trying polenta in North to focaccia in the South, tiramisu to endless variety of gelato flavours, Italy is a treat!
People of Italy are the most welcoming and warm hearted. Attend family gatherings with your local Italian classmates. Learn the numerous hand gestures! Sooner than you know, you’ll get Italian lingo while you study there which will ultimately make you want to learn the peppy, flowy Italian language!