Education in Italy

In Italy, education, which is the possibility of going to school, is a right recognized to all people, both Italian and foreign. Parents are required to send their children to school by law. The Italian school may have a different organization from that of your country of origin. Find out how school works in Italy and how to enroll your children.

Secondary school – scuola superiore

Secondary school is the school that comes after middle school and lasts 5 years. In order to enroll in secondary…

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Educational and vocational training – IeFP

IeFP courses, or Istruzione e Formazione Professionale in italian, are another type of secondary education. These schools are very similar…

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Primary school – scuola elementare

Primary school is the first level of compulsory school for children aged 6 to 11. In Italy, parents are obliged…

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Middle school – scuola media

Middle school, or scuola media, is the school from 11 to 14 years. It is called "middle" because it is…

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Daycare and kindergarten – nido & asilo

Nido and asilo are the schools that take care of children from 3 months to 6 years of age until…

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University in Italy

University is the highest level of the education system in Italy. To enroll at university, it is necessary to have…

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