The Messapia school promotes the study of the Italian language and culture. Located in a 17th century building it is the ideal place to approach or perfect the study of Italian but also to immerse yourself in the Italian culture that has always fascinated peoples. Open to foreigners of all ages and nationalities it offers various study programs integrated with itinerant lessons of culture, folklore, crafts, dance as well as interesting excursions in the Salento hinterland and in some important cities of southern Italy, which will make the study stay a pleasant and unforgettable experience.

Since 2020 Messapia has joined the Licet schools (Italian Language, Culture and Tourism) ensuring greater guarantees to users regarding the teaching of Italian, the services offered and the indication of costs. Messapia is also a CILS certification center through the University for Foreigners of Siena.


Standard courses:

– Group intensives

– Personalized intensives

– Intensive study

– Intensive courses

– 2 to1

Special courses

Preparation for the Cils, Celi, Plida exams

Sectoral courses

– Italian and Cuisine

– Italian and Art

– Italian and Theatre

-Online courses

– tailored courses

– group courses


Salento, middle ground, suspended between the Ionian sea and the Adriatic sea. The spaciousness of the sky, the unbridled sunshine, the vast horizons enhance the colors. Over 2000 square km of surface of which 206 of coastal profile.

Galatina is a pearl set in the Salento peninsula, with its ancient village and cities characterized by vaguely oriental-type houses and mainly eighteenth-century architecture, of exquisite artistic refinement. It houses the Church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, a monument of valuable artistic interest. 12 km from the Ionian sea and 20 km from the Adriatic sea, it is the ideal place for a study trip but also for fun.


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