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meeting new friends.
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The first accessible-to-all cultural exchange experience that brings local familiesand international studentsto dinner together.

Meet the community.

What matters are the memories we create

How Dinehome works.

The International Family
Dinner Program Simple, Safe and Tailored to You

1.

REGISTER

Create your family profile

Sign up online and get ready to experience a number of dinners (or lunches) with an international university student, native speakers too! All our students are verified ✅.

2.

WE MAKE THE BEST MATCHING

Let us do the magic!

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

3.

THE ADVENTURE BEGINS

See you at home ❤️

The dinners and lunches with your student begin: you will start making friends, practicing English or the student's language and having fun. You can share meetings every week or couple weeks!

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 make everything easier!

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

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

Dine with International Students
Italian family have dinner with a student from Japan - Dinehome

1.

REGISTER

Create your student profile

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

2.

WE MAKE THE BEST MATCHING

Let us do the magic!

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

3.

THE ADVENTURE BEGINS

See you at home ❤️

Your dinners and lunches with your host family begin: you will start to make friends, practice Italian or English and have fun. You can share the meetings every week or couple weeks!

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 make everything easier!

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."

Dine with your family too
International student has dinner with an Italian family - Dinehome

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Trust those who are happy.

94% of members would recommend Dinehome to their friends.

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Fernanda M.

A positive experience that connects you with other realities.

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Jannell T.

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

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Donatella R.

A beautiful experience that allows a family to broaden their horizons, develop their welcoming and sharing skills.

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Giulia M.

As an international student in Bologna it is easy to stay 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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Erick M.

The perfect way to meet an authentic Italian family.

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Laura B.

It's an exciting experience that brings the world to your home.

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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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Kaia S.

It seems to be difficult to get to know the real Bologna being an Erasmus student. I am very interested in seeing how a real Bolognese family lives.

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Pavel P.

A great opportunity to learn about new cultures and let your children discover them.

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Maria N.

We think it is useful for the student to feel at home in a country that is not his o her own and for us adults, but in particular for our child to experience globalisation in a concrete way.

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Cristina P.

We feel like citizens of the world and we consider being open to foreign students as a great source of mutual enrichment.

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Maximilian G.

To improve the spoken English of the whole family, because we would like to make our 4 children understand how important learning English is for their future.

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