English Language Media in Milan

The international English language print and broadcast media that is available to you if you live in Milan...

Radio in Milan

The Italian Radio Relay Service (IRRS) was founded as a shortwave radio station in 1987, with the intention of reaching the largest number of Europeans by radio. Currently, with the help of the Milan-based, non-profit organisation NEXUS-IBA, IRRS shortwave broadcasts programmes dealing with many different subjects in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Ukrainian.

IRRS Shortwave can be found on the following frequencies:

  • From Europe 7,120, 3,985 and 3,955 kHz (41 metre band) daily: Schedules
  • From Milan 88.85 MHz FM with programming in English language

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Magazines and Newspapers

EasyMilano is a free, biweekly publication dedicated to the English speaking community of Milan. This magazine can be found at several distribution outlets and may be also obtained by subscription or downloaded from the website.

Hello Milano is a monthly magazine dedicated to English-speakers who live in Milan. Free copies are distributed in hotels, tourist information offices, consulates and many other locations. The magazine includes a city guide, news, information and events.

Founded in 1976, the monthly magazine MonitoR Radio TV has articles on radio programmes, television, broadcasting technology, audio video production, advertising agencies, producers and programmes distributors in both English and Italian.

  • Media Age Srl
    At: Via San Michele del Carso 11, 20121 Milan (MI)
    Tel: 02 439 10135
    Fax: 02 439 99112

Where Milan is a monthly magazine featuring information about sightseeing, museums, entertainment, dining and shopping.

The English monthly magazines Gay Times and DIVA can be found in some Milan bookshops selling foreign books and magazines, such as:

  • Libreria Babele
    : Via San Nicolao 10, 20123 Milan (MI)
    : 02 365 61149
    : 02 365 51156

Online Media

The Magazine is a periodical covering education and culture in Europe, with in-depth articles and reports on EU policies, available in five languages: English, German, Spanish, French and Italian. It is only available by subscription.

Trekking, an Italian magazine featuring accommodation, excursions, events, holidays and articles, has online versions in English, German and Italian.

The newspaper Corriere della Sera, featuring articles about Italian life, politics, news and recipes, can be read in English online. 

Milano Per Me information about events, services and tours in Milan, including digital pictures, moving pictures, films and songs about the city.

The Informer is an online guide to living in Italy, understanding Italian bureaucracy and overcoming difficulties in dealing with laws, tax, social security and labour regulations.

  • Tel: 02 935 81477
    Fax: 02 935 80280

International newspapers in Milan

Foreign newspapers are available at several newspapers stands around Milan, usually on the day following issue.