Study Italian in Milan and delve into the fascinating history and vibrant culture of Italy's second largest city.
In Milan you have the unique opportunity to see some of the world's most famous works of art with your own eyes. For example, you can book to visit the original of Leonardo da Vinci's 'Last Supper' in the Santa Maria delle Grazie church. Milan is also famous for its incredible architecture, such as the city’s gothic cathedral, which took nearly six centuries to complete.
In addition to being the home of so many historical treasures, Milan is also a modern, cosmopolitan city. During Milan Fashion Week, the whole world looks to the city for creative inspiration from the world's best fashion designers. In fact, Milan's link to style is so strong that it is often referred to as the world centre for fashion and design. Furthermore, with its three airports, there is no doubt that Milan is a vibrant international city that attracts visitors from all around the world.
Italians are also famous for their love of music and food. La Scala, the city's opera house, is one of the most prestigious in the world and the city's jazz festival is equally famous in the European jazz scene. In terms of cuisine, the range of restaurants in Milan is astonishing and here you can sample flavors from all over the country. Local specialties include Risotto alla Milanese (a saffron-infused buttery risotto), Cotoletta alla Milanese (a veal cutlet pan-fried in butter) and Minestrone (a bean and vegetable soup), and of course you will find fantastic espresso, gelato, pizza and pasta all over the city.