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Secondary school student exchange program
Italy

Direzione: l'Italia!

You go to school, you learn Italian, you discover the local culture and create friendships without borders! You welcome, host and feed your partner in Quebec for the first part of the exchange. Then, it's your turn to live the same experience in Italy!

RECIPROCAL EXCHANGE

You live this experience with a twin who has been chosen to match your interests and profile

INTEGRATED INTO THE SCHOOL YEAR

You’ll be attending school in Italy !

SAFE

  • Accompanied transportation
  • 24/7 emergency line
  • Pre-departure training session
  • Experienced team
  • Background check
  • MANDATORY VACCINES

    Polio, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B, whooping cough, Haemophilus influenza B, measles, rubella, mumps. All the details in the participant's guide
    All the details in the participant's guide.

    SECONDARY IV TO V

    During the exchange
    Offered to Francophone schools in Quebec

    2 MONTHS

    Quebec : September to November
    Italy : January to March

    $2 799 + TX (public schools)
    $3 099 + TX (private schools)

    Includes:

  • Return flight with chaperone (Montreal/Roma)
  • Roma guided tour
  • Accommodation and food
  • Pre-departure training session
  • Follow-ups and evaluation
  • LANGUAGE COURSE

    With our associated language schools

    14°C

    On average during your stay

    ITALIAN

    Official language

    9AM TO 3.30PM

    Standard school day

    MORE THAN 50 SITES

    OF UNESCO IN ITALY

    Roma

    Capital of Italy

    POPULATION OF 60 M

    201 inhabitants per km2

    +6 HOURS

    Time difference with Quebec

    Euros

    Currency

    PASTA & PIZZA

    Specialty of Italy

    This is an Éducation internationale program managed jointly with INTERCULTURA Onlus, Partner of AFS Intercultural Programs

    5700 +

    Students have participated
    in our exchanges

    15 PLACES

    Available for this
    destination per year

    OVER 95%

    Of students do not experience academic
    struggle after the exchange


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    Deadline : Febuary 29, 2019

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