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 Language Study Abroad Participant Reports from Europe
Language Study in Italy: Important Factors to Consider Before Making a Long-Term Commitment by Steve Soper and Susan VandenBerg 
Choosing an Italian Language Course in Italy by Emma Bird
Il Sasso: A Rock-Solid Italian Immersion Language School in Tuscany by Linda Weinberger
The Best Way to Learn Italian (Or Any Language) by Roger Norman
A Language School for Serious Italian Learners by Diana Saluri Russo 
Italian Language Immersion in Italy's Undiscovered Marche Region by Leah Cano
A Taste of Tuscany: Florence School Teaches Culture through Cuisine by Nicole Rosenleaf Ritter
Learn Italian in Florence at the Istituto Galileo Galilei Language School by Kathryn Casey
Study at a Language School in Perugia, Italy by Christina Bezaire
Studying French in France by Sharon Goldstein
Learn French at L’Atelier 9 in Paris by Sally Ottaway 
Study French in "The Cradle of the Language." by Patricia Gilbert
No Age Limits for Study Abroad: A Course at the Alliance Francaise in Paris by Carolita Blythe
Language Immersion in Spain by Sybil L. Holloway 
Spanish Study in Spain: How to Find the Best Language School in Madrid by
Spanish Study in Seville: Get to Know Southern Spain's Rich Culture and Sociable People by Volker Poelzl
Learning a Culture Through its Food in Madrid, Spain by Cara Nissman
Study at a Spanish Language School in the North of Spain by Steve Wilson
Exchanging Languages in Spain by Tracy Shields Moral
Learn Spanish in Guatemala or Spain: Two Remarkable Yet Distinct Programs by Kate Gusafson
German Language Schools in Salzburg by Volker Poelzl
Study German at the Goethe Institute Language School by Amy Hackney Blackwell
Speaking in Croatia by Jennifer Baljko
Summer in Scandinavia: Study Language in Europe's Overlooked Gems by Roger Norum

See European language schools in Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom with locations in several different regions.

Language Immersion Vacations WORLDWIDE!
Czech Republic (Prague area — Czech)
We offer a variety of language courses worldwide for all ages and budgets. Immerse yourself in the local culture, pick your accommodation type and enjoy many cultural activities with international students from around the world. We enjoy what we do and that's the difference!
Cost: See website
Dates: See website
Contact: Language Vacation, 1056 Masters Lane, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 Canada
Tel: Toll Free 1 888 494 3974 / 416 682 0898
Email: info@languagevacation.com
Website: www.languagevacation.com
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Denmark (Copenhagen area — Danish)
We offer a variety of language courses worldwide for all ages and budgets. Immerse yourself in the local culture, pick your accommodation type and enjoy many cultural activities with international students from around the world. We enjoy what we do and that's the difference!
Cost: See website
Dates: See website
Contact: Language Vacation, 1056 Masters Lane, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 Canada
Tel: Toll Free 1 888 494 3974 / 416 682 0898
Email: info@languagevacation.com
Website: www.languagevacation.com
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Holland (Amsterdam area — Dutch)
We offer a variety of language courses worldwide for all ages and budgets. Immerse yourself in the local culture, pick your accommodation type and enjoy many cultural activities with international students from around the world. We enjoy what we do and that's the difference!
Cost: See website
Dates: See website
Contact: Language Vacation, 1056 Masters Lane, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 Canada
Tel: Toll Free 1 888 494 3974 / 416 682 0898
Email: info@languagevacation.com
Website: www.languagevacation.com
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Norway  (several locations — Norwegian)
We offer a variety of language courses worldwide for all ages and budgets. Immerse yourself in the local culture, pick your accommodation type and enjoy many cultural activities with international students from around the world. We enjoy what we do and that's the difference!
Cost: See website
Dates: See website
Contact: Language Vacation, 1056 Masters Lane, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 Canada
Tel: Toll Free 1 888 494 3974 / 416 682 0898
Email: info@languagevacation.com
Website: www.languagevacation.com
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Sweden (several locations — Swedish)
We offer a variety of language courses worldwide for all ages and budgets. Immerse yourself in the local culture, pick your accommodation type and enjoy many cultural activities with international students from around the world. We enjoy what we do and that's the difference!
Cost: See website
Dates: See website
Contact: Language Vacation, 1056 Masters Lane, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 Canada
Tel: Toll Free 1 888 494 3974 / 416 682 0898
Email: info@languagevacation.com
Website: www.languagevacation.com
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Learn Italian in Italy with Centro Puccini
Italian language school located in Tuscany, Viareggio, Italy, offers semester and summer study abroad programs. Take courses in language, arts, and humanities with transferable college credits. Learn italian while learning the italian culture. Modern teaching methods, professional organization, a specialized team of teachers and a relaxed relationship between teachers and students guarantee good progress in a short time.
Dates: The school is open all year around. Courses start every other Monday.
Cost: The course duration is from 2 weeks to 36 weeks. 2 weeks Euro 300, 4 weeks Euro 530. Each supplementary week Euro 115
Contact: Centro Puccini – Italian language school, Via Vespucci 173, I-55049 Viareggio Lu, Italy. Phone: +39 0584 430253. Fax: +39 0584 961275.
Email: info@centropuccini.it
Web: www.centropuccini.it
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Learn Italian in Tuscany @ Il Sasso
One of the best Italian language schools in Italy, Il Sasso is recognized by the Ministry of Education and ISO 9001:2008 certified. For the past 30 years it has offered courses in Italian language, culture, cooking, art, and wine. The school is open all year round for group and individual teaching. Il Sasso is in Montepulciano, in the heart of Tuscany, half way between Florence and Rome. It is located in a historic building in town. There is a terrace with a lovely view as well as free WiFi access for students. Il Sasso offers to its students a wide variety of afternoon activities. Students are of every age group and come from all parts of the globe.
Learn Italian with Il Sasso Dates: The school is open all year around. Courses start every other Monday
Contact: Heike K. Wilms, Italian Language School Il Sasso, Via di Gracciano nel Corso, 2, 53045 Montepulciano (SI) - Italy
Tel.: +39/0578/758311
Email: info@ilsasso.com
Website: www.ilsasso.com
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Learn French in the South of France — Carcassonne
Our French language school is based in Carcassonne, a small town in the South of France, famous as a medieval walled city and a UNESCO world heritage site.

Ludo Expression is a small, personal school with just one or two teacher(s) working in very small groups. The friendly, relaxed atmosphere allows students to learn and develop their self-confidence at their own pace, a crucial step in the language-learning process. No one is forgotten and everyone can participate, which means we can easily adapt to the individual needs of each student. Our flexible range of courses places a strong emphasis on practical French: Semi-intensive course (15 hours a week), intensive course (25 hours a week), telephone lessons via Skype, one-on-one lessons and other options.

Learn French in the South of France Dates: All year round
Cost: See website for information on costs
Contact: Ludo Expression, 16 avenue Arthur Mullot, 11000 CARCASSONNE - France
Tel: +33 468 26 60 13
Email: contact@ludoexpression.com
Website: en.ludoexpression.com
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Study French in France

Learn French, have fun and enjoy the sun at Accent Francais !
Situated in the south of France just 15 minutes from the beach, Montpellier awaits you with a genuine Mediterranean feel. The city is home to more than 80 000 students, but it is more than just a university town. Tourists and students from all over the world fall in love with Montpellier.

At school, Class sizes are kept small and you have opportunities to interact with the other international students. Multi-lingual individuals are highly sought after in today's global business community. Become one of these individuals and have the experience of a lifetime.

Contact: Accent Français, 2 rue de Verdun 34000 Montpellier - France
Tel/Fax: 33/467 5812 68
Email: contact@accentfrancais.com
Website: www.accentfrancais.com

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French Summer Classes
Our French summer school is perfectly located in the city of Cannes, on the French Riviera. We offer classes to children (from age 3), teenagers, and adults. French summer language courses are at an affordable price (with special discounts for families). From the absolute beginner to advanced level, we offer French summer immersion language programs for children, junior and high school students, and adults in different classes: French language courses for children ages 3-11; French language courses for non-beginner children ages 6-11; French language courses for teenagers ages 12-16; French language courses for adults 17+; French intensive courses; and French private courses.
Off-season (in Autumn, Winter and Spring), we organize one-on-one French courses with a private tutor and welcome school groups.

Activities: Cooking, sailing, horseback riding, tennis, outings, and excursions on the French Riviera...
Accommodations: We can arrange home stays at a French family, self-catering apartments, hotels...

French Summer Classes Dates: Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring
Contact: info@frenchsummerclasses.com
Website: frenchsummerclasses.com
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IH Heidelberg – Collegium Palatinum
The school, founded in 1958, provides quality German courses for academic, personal or professional purposes all year round. Ih Heidelberg offers full cultural immersion programs with qualified teachers and personal guidance. The study abroad program is accredited by the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS/USA). The school is an affiliate of International House World Organisation (IHWO) and authorized testing centre for telc Language Tests and TestDaF. The historic school building provides students with the perfect environment to live and learn. The classrooms and offices impress with their modern equipment, the picturesque garden allows a variety of recreational activities for the students.
Dates: General Courses: all year round; start: every Monday, except beginners (see website); special courses see our website.
Cost: Depending on program and duration, displayed on our website.
Contact: ih Heidelberg - Collegium Palatinum: Martine Berthet, Bergstrasse 106; 69121 Heidelberg, Germany.
Tel.: + 49 6221 914077
Email: info@german-courses-heidelberg.com
Website: german-courses-heidelberg.com
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French Standard Courses, Planned for Progress with VOXEA
These courses are designed to support people in increasing their knowledge and fluency in French. They are taught in small groups of around 10 students, all of whom are at similar levels of attainment. Classes are held during the day, from 08:30 to 12:00 or 13:00 to 16:30, depending on the level of students. Participants: 5 to 12, Monday to Friday
French Language Learning Dates: Please see our calendar on our website.
Cost:
Please look at our website.
Contact: Voxea SA, Avenue Benjamin-Constant 1, 1002 Lausanne, Switzerland.
Tel.: +41 (0) 21 627 70 70; +41(0) 21 627 70 70 (Free).
Email: info@voxea.com
Website: voxea.com
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Learn French + Activities
Learn French + Ski / Snowboard / Mountain Bike / Climbing / Adventure Activity Package
Located in the beautiful French Alps just 1 hour from Geneva, Alpine French School offers unique French learning packages.

Combine small class sizes + fun interactive French classes + activities + unique full immersion + great accommodation!

We welcome adults, teens, young professionals and families.
Learn in France with Alpine French School Dates: All year round
Cost:
See website for prices of our different programs
Tel.: (+33) 610 401 092
Email: info@alpinefrenchschool.com
Website:
www.alpinefrenchschool.com
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ActiLingua Academy
Learn German - Experience Vienna
ActiLingua Academy
offers German courses for Adults (16+) and Young people (12-18 yrs.) in Vienna, Earn Academic Credits for your course. German + Work Experience, German + Music, German + Wintersport, German + High School, Certificates

Contact: info@actilingua.com, www.actilingua.com

Euroma
Short- and Long-Term Language Courses in Europe
We offer short- or long-term language courses in Italy, including Rome, Florence and Milan in various sectors. Standard and intensive Italian as well as business and professional courses are offered. In France, general French courses are offered in Paris, Bordeaux, Biarritz, and Nice. In Germany, courses are offered in Ausburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munchen, Wiesbaden. In Spain, courses are offered in Madrid and Barcelona. All courses comes with activities which you can find about on our website.

Contact: Inès de Vendegies, EUROMA, Viale B. Buozzi 19, 00197, Rome, Italy; tel.# 00390680692130; email: info@euroma.info; website: www.euroma.info.

OISE — Intensive Language Coaching in Europe
For over 30 years, OISE has developed and refined the concept of intensive language courses all over the world. With over 12 schools in some of the world’s favourite locations, we believe that learning a language, whether for professional, general or examination preparations purposes, in the country where it is spoken is the key to success and every aspect of our programmes is designed to help our students succeed.
French in Paris – Spanish in Madrid – German in Heidelberg – These three beautiful cities are the perfect settings for a successful language course. As a student, you are immersed in the country’s culture, enabling you to maximise the impact of our intensive courses, whilst enjoying the many local wonderful sights.

Contact: info@oise.com, www.oise.com

Uppsala International Summer Session
Study Swedish at Uppsala International Summer Session
The UISS offers intensive Swedish language courses since 1963, during 8, 6 4 or 2 weeks in the summer. All courses are taught at an academic level. In addition, courses with subjects relating to Swedish culture, society and history are offered. International participants
Study Swedish at hte UISS winter session
A short intensive Swedish language course, 2 weeks in February, for students at an intermediate and advanced level (B1 - C2). Location Jokkmokk, Lapland in Sweden. Study visits and excursions. The courses will be combined with typical winter activities liks dog sleighing, cross country skiing.

Contact: director@uiss.org, www.uiss.org

Language Immersion Vacations in EuropeStudy French in Switzerland with VOXEALearn French in Montpellier with Accent FrancaisLearn French with Ludo ExpressionSpanish Courses in Granada with IMSOLLearn German with Collegium Platinum
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