Elegant, exuberant, earthy…. Italy can be anything for everyone. Renaissance art, Roman ruins, catwalk fashion, beautiful handbags and the most passionate food in Europe. All of that is Italy, with its 61.5 million inhabitants at an area of 301,340 km2. Italy’s wonders are world famous.
Also Italian education is highly valued everywhere. After all, with the University of Bologna, which was founded in the 11th century, began the history of higher education in the world.
The Italian Republic is located in the Center of the Mediterranean. The capital city is Rome. But apart from Rome there is a huge number of cities that are known all over the world: Siena, Palermo, Milan, Bologna, Florence, Genoa, Pisa, Turin, all very much worth visiting or taking a short term program at the university.
Most borders of the country are the seas: the Ionic, Adriatic, Tirrensky and Ligurian. Italy has magnificent lakes, hills, mountains and rivers and it won’t surprise you that the flora of Italy is very diverse. The subtropical climate in the South creates perfect conditions for growing citrus fruits, olives, almonds, pomegranates, tomatoes.
In Italy you will hear a huge number of dialects. In Bolzano and the Southern Tyrol another official language is German, in the valley Aosta those who know French will feel comfortable. And even Slovenian has received the regional status in Trieste and Gyration.
All-in all, Italy can be called one of the most interesting country’s in the world.
Popular drinks: negroni, bellini, americano, spritz