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to practice a foreign language.
meet new friends.
discover new traditions.

Dinehome è la prima esperienza di scambio culturale accessibile a tutti che porta le famiglie locali e gli studenti internazionali a cenare insieme.

Meet the community.

What counts are the memories we create

How Dinehomeworks.

The International Family Dinner Programme
Simple, Safe and Custom-made for you

1.

REGISTER

Create your family profile

Register online and get ready to experience a series of dinners or lunches with an international university student, including native speakers! All our students are verified✅.

2.

Let's make the best match.

Let us make the magic!

A team member will personally take care of the selection of your student to best meet your preferences. Soon you will have a new friend from abroad!

3.

THE ADVENTURE BEGINS

See you at home ❤️

Start dinners and lunches with your student: you will begin to make friends, practise English or the student's language and have fun. You can share meetings weekly or bi-weekly!

4.

benefits for all

Why it works:

It is easy to break the ice and get to know each other when there is a strong common interest in having a mutual linguistic and cultural exchange. Being in a family context will facilitate this!

This is Veronica, a mum in Bologna: she had dinner with Miyu from Japan 🇯🇵

"It was really nice to talk to her about her origins, the "simplicity" of Japanese writing and the colourful customs of our country. Seeing my kids talking to her in English as if she were a friend they had known for a long time helped us to understand how many possibilities there are for so many young people today, and how simple it can be to seize them!"

Have dinner with International Students 
Italian family dines with student from Japan - Dinehome

1.

REGISTER

Create your student profile

Register online and get ready to experience a series of dinners or lunches with an Italian family! All our families are verified✅.

2.

Let's make the best match.

Let us make the magic!

A member of the team will personally take care of the selection of your family to best meet your preferences. You will soon have new friends in town!

3.

THE ADVENTURE BEGINS

See you at home ❤️

Start dinners and lunches with your family: you will begin to make friends, practise your Italian or English and have fun. You will be able to share meetings weekly or bi-weekly!

4.

benefits for all

Why it works:

It is easy to break the ice and get to know each other when there is a strong common interest in having a mutual linguistic and cultural exchange. Being in a family context will facilitate this!

Here is Rohit, a student from Pakistan: he had dinner with Debora and her family🇮🇹

"It was a really amazing experience, because I could practice my English and Italian skills, learn a lot of typical dishes, talk about the Italian culture and show them my culture as well."

Have dinner with your family
International student dines with an Italian family - Dinehome

Ready for your next dinner?

Siamo in 4 città

Trust those who are happy.

94% of the members would recommend Dinehome to their friends.

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Agnethe K.

It is an amazing opportunity that you cannot let pass. You get the chance to learn about the Italian's way of life and practice your Italian.

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Rosita C.

I believe that this opportunity can further enrich the language experience of the whole family.

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Silvia B.

An excellent opportunity for cultural exchange and language practice, while giving a student away from home a sense of warmth and family.

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Bianca A.

DineHome is a wonderful idea to get in touch with the Italian language, food and culture and there is no better way to get to know it than with an Italian family.

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Laura B.

It is an exciting experience that brings the world home to you.

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Jitka N.

I love Italian culture and I would like to meet new people and see a typical family in Italy.

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Sarah C.

I would recommend it for making connections with local families in Italy.

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Benedikt C.

It's a great opportunity to practice Italian in a nice, homey atmosphere and learn more about Italian culture from a family.

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Jannell T.

Such a great first-hand experience. My host family was so kind and open to meeting me. Every dinner has been a great experience!

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Giulia M.

As an international student in Bologna it is easy to rest inside the "Erasmus bubble" and lose any contact to locals. I am a curious person, always looking for new experiences and adventures.

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Valeria C.

I would like my daughter to study a second language in a fun and informal way.

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Sabah H.

I'd love to become familiar with an Italian family in a home environment, and have an opportunity to practice and better my Italian, or help others with their English if they should so desire.

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