International House, Milan

Torre Velasca, Piazza Velasca 5
20122 Milano
Tel. +39 02 8057825
Fax. +39 02 8691197


The School

International House Milan is part of the International House World Organization, which has represented excellence in teaching and  teacher training for over 60 years.

For over twenty years, Ih Milan has been offering  Italian language courses at all levels (A1-C2). The courses are held throughout the year, using qualified teachers with many years of experience.

IH Milan is also a Center for CELI exams (certificate of knowledge of the Italian language), in collaboration with the University of Perugia.

The school occupies the entire fifth floor of the Torre Velasca in Milan city centre, just a few minutes from Piazza Duomo. It has 13 classrooms, all equipped with flat screen TV, WiFi (free of charge for all students) and air conditioning. Students can also make use of a cosy common room, library and video library, and a language laboratory. The school also offers support for accommodation and a varied programme of leisure activities.

Italian courses

Standard Group Courses

Duration: minimum 1 week

Lessons per week: 20 (1 lesson =45 minuti);  10:00 to 13:15, Monday to Friday

Prices: 1 week: € 218; 2 weeks: € 375; 3 weeks: € 545; 4 weeks: € 696; 5-11 € 172 / week; 12 weeks € 1956 13-23 weeks € 163 / week; 24 weeks € 3720; 25-35 weeks 155 / week; 36+ weeks € 150 / week
(+€80 enrollment fee)

Description: our “Standard” courses  are held in the morning and are the ideal solution for students who want to achieve rapid progress in a short period of time. The groups, with between 4 and 10 participants, are characterized by a wide mix of nationalities. As part of the development of all language skills and grammar skills and vocabulary, special attention is paid to the practical use of the language, promoting cooperative learning and learner autonomy.

Individual Courses

Duration: minimum 20 lessons

Lessons per week: based on student ‘s needs  (1 lesson = 45 minutes)

Prices: €46/lesson

Description: individual courses are an excellent way of personalizing the Italian course, in terms of content and programming of specific days and times. They can be arranged in intensive or extensive formula and are preceded by a careful and thorough analysis of the linguistic needs and objectives to be achieved at the end of the course.

Culture Courses

Duration: two weeks

Lessons per week: 20 + activities (1 lessons = 45 minutes)

Prices: € 795 + €80 (enrollment fee)

DescriptionEnjoy 50+…e non solo!
This program is for students, senior but not only, interested in improving their use of language and in learning about aspects of Italian culture through the cultural heritage of Milan. Morning lessons are supplemented with several afternoon and evening activities to get to know what the city has to offer.

Special Courses

  • Italian for Fashion&Design
  • Italian with Internship
  • Italian for Business
Featured courses
  • Italian for Expo
  • Italian for Football
  • Italian for shopping

The school provides support in finding accommodation in residences, but above all in carefully chosen families, no farther than 30 minutes from school, to offer further opportunities to practise the language and get to know the local culture.

Every week the school proposes a program of extra-curricular activities, including cultural visits, trips outside Milan, aperitifs and wine tastings, cooking classes etc.

Other info


International House Milan is accredited by important institutions and the associations to which it belongs: Ministry of Education and Research, Asils, IHWO, AISLi, Federlingue, Eduitalia, University of Perugia, CSN.