ABOUT CASA ITALIA
Casa Italia is an exclusive School within the Italian Diplomatic Academy.
Italian Diplomatic Academy is today one of the most prestigious Italian institutes specialized in international training and research, and is the only Italian higher education institution recognized as an NGO directly affiliated with the United Nations Department of Public Information, for which it performs a function of promotion and awareness of UN activities and programs mainly addressed to the academic world and civil society.
Since 2012, IDA has been an official member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) of New York, a global initiative promoted by the UN and aimed at higher education institutions, which encourages the active support of ten universal principles in the areas of Human Rights, Literacy, Sustainability and Conflict Resolution. IDA is also a member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network: a Global Initiative for the United Nations and the TAP Network: Transparency, Accountability & Participation for 2030 Agenda, a network of civil society organizations working to build an inclusive and peaceful society in a vision of sustainable development, and to promote access to justice for all people and support effective social participation at all levels of the institutions.
ITALIAN DIPLOMATIC ACADEMY
Casa Italia attracts every year hundreds of students aged 14-65, from more than 50 countries. It was conceived as the classical “Salotto Italiano” so to encourage the learning of the Italian language but more than this to taste the Italian Culture. Through interactive learning, working groups and study tours, Casa Italia is a promising full-immersive Italian long-life experience. The perfect hub to establish new friendships and through the network of the Italian Diplomatic Academy to have long-life Italian friends so to continue practicing once back in the own country.
To enrich and to facilitate the learning process, guided visits are organized to neighbouring areas and cities making your stay in Italy an unforgettable experience.