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Italy Exchange Program Prices

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Programs available in Italy: Classic High School, Classic High School with Area Requests.

Italy Classic High School

A cultural immersion experience living with an Italian host family and attending the local high school. There is no location choice on these programs, but you can make an area request for an additional fee (the fee is only charged if your request is granted). 2024/2025 departure dates will be updated in due course.

LengthDeparturePrice AUDApplication deadline
Classic Short Program 3 Months Nov 10, 2023 $8,450Jun 15, 2023
Classic Short Program 2.5 MonthsNov 2023$8,450Jun 15, 2023
Classic Short Program 2 Months Dec 1, 2023 $8,000Jun 15, 2023
Classic Short Program 6 Weeks Dec 15, 2023 $8,000Jun 15, 2023
Classic Academic Semester Jan 26, 2024$9,950Jul 31, 2023
Classic Academic YearJan 26, 2024$10,950Jul 31, 2023
Classic Academic SemesterSep 2024$9,950Mar 15, 2024
Classic Program Academic Year Sep 2024$10,950Mar 15, 2024
Classic Short Program 3 MonthsNov 2024$8,450Jun 15, 2024
Classic Short Program 2.5 MonthsNov 2024$8,450Jun 15, 2024
Classic Short Program 2 MonthsDec 2024$8,000Jun 15, 2024
Classic Short Program 6 Weeks Dec 2024$8,000Jun 15, 2024
Classic Academic YearJan 2025$10,950Jul 15, 2024
Classic Academic SemesterJan 2025$9,950Jul 15, 2024

The Italian Classic High School program includes: 

  • Return economy airfares from your nearest capital city with a reputable carrier. Please note that a flight surcharge may be applied to all applications. We reserve the right to increase the flight surcharge if, at the time of making flight bookings, airlines are charging a higher amount for flight prices. If there is no increase made to flight prices, then we will not charge a flight surcharge. 
  • Travel to and from your host community at the beginning and the end of the program – this may be a domestic flight, bus or rail transfer.   
  • Full comprehensive medical, hospital, health, accident, baggage, cancellation, personal liability & travel insurance. Please be aware that full medical insurance is provided for all COVID pandemic related medical costs whilst on program but any other COVID specific related expenses including but not limited to early return or quarantine fees are not covered by this insurance policy. The policy can be viewed in full on the insurance page on our website. 
  • Personal support before and during your exchange.
    • Application Support.  
    • Pre-Departure Orientation Meeting online. 
    • Access to ‘My SCCE – a personlised online resource and reporting centre with information to help you prepare and make the most of your exchange. 
    • Safety Card and Emergency Information. 
    • Your own Southern Cross Cultural Exchange Program Manager to support you throughout your time away as necessary and required.  
    • 24/7 emergency phone. 
    • Organisation & Local Coordinator in your host country. 
    • Progress reports to parents during the program. 
  • Arrival Orientation meeting in your host country (may be in your host community).  Overnight Soft Landing Camps may be available at an additional cost (subject to your program length).
  • Full board in a carefully selected host family. 
  • Enrolment at your host school.  In most destinations, students are not required to wear a school uniform. If your program is in one of the few destinations that requires that you purchase/rent a uniform, then this would be payable upon commencement of your program (direct to the school/uniform shop).
  • Southern Cross Cultural Exchange admin costs. 
  • Certificate of completion. 
  • Reunion with other exchange students in Australia after your return. 

Not included in Italian Classic high school program price:

Personal spending money AU$400-500 per month 
Vaccinations & Visa ApplicationsPersonal expense 
Soft Landing Camp – available for Semester & Year arrivals in September only AU$995
School expenses Books, school materials, transport to/from school/school trips 
Flight surcharge Budgeted flight cost is AU$2,500 and the surcharge is the amount beyond this at the time of booking flights.
Additional luggage fees As charged by the airlines 
Optional excursions and toursMay be arranged by your host school or Local Coordinator once on program at an additional cost.

Italy Classic High School upgrades

Upgrade your Classic High School program to request a specific region or more. Upgrades are only charged once they are granted. 

Add – onPrice AUD
Classic High School + Campania area choice $1,295
Classic High School + Sardinia area choice $1,295
Classic High School + Sicily area choice$1,295
Optional Italian Language Prep Course – 2 Weeks (September Departures only, in Milan)$2,995


Traveling on a student exchange is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that shapes your future. Check out this short guide to planning your exchange program. Join our free Information Session Webinar online and then contact us to make that plan a reality.

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