IH Lake Como was founded in 1983 and has been affiliated to International House since 1995. Our school is strategically located in the amazing landscapes of the green Brianza, well-connected to the stunning cities of Lecco, Bergamo, Como, Monza, Milano. This is the ideal place where to enjoy an authentic experience, meet local people, and feel part of a community. At IH Lake Como, you will be welcomed by a professional and dedicated staff in a warm and friendly atmosphere; as an International House centre, you’ll feel at home while part of a worldwide community. Our modern FACILITIES include 8 bright air-conditioned classrooms, café area, wireless internet, library corner… and delicious Italian ice-cream next door! We guarantee excellent teaching quality, with experienced and qualified TEACHERS that are coordinated and supervised by a full time Director of Studies. All our group and personalized COURSES include practical sessions to improve communication skills in everyday life situations, in order to prepare yourself for real life studies & work. Learning a language is also about understanding a culture: our CULTURAL PACKAGES are focused on improving your ability to interact effectively in both everyday life and professional contexts. You can choose among ITALIAN CUISINE, ITALIAN THROUGH ART & CULTURE and DISCOVERING LAKE COMO packages. We would be delighted to help you choose and arrange the most exciting EXCURSIONS that will make your stay in Italy unforgettable: sailing on Lake Como, visiting local vineyards, relaxing in dream spas, wandering through old towns’ cobblestone abbeys, enjoying cultural travel… Feel like a real Italian with our amazing SOCIAL PROGRAMMES: typical Aperitivo, pub nights out, cineforum, pizza nights, wine tasting evenings… and much more! It is very easyu to get here: the closest airports are: Bergamo Orio al Serio, Milano Linate and Milano Malpensa, while the closest train station is Cernusco-Merate, to be reached from Milano Centrale or Milano Porta Garibaldi stations. We look forward to welcoming you at IH Lake Como!
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Merate that is right for you. There are Italian courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.