Our courses can be followed by anyone. No particular requirements nor enrollment in our Italian courses are requested to attend this program. All lessons can be taught in Italian or English. Florence is today one of the most famous places in the world. But already in the past it was one of the most important towns in Europe, where many famous artists, scientists, writers and popes lived. These courses will reveal you the past of Florence presenting you its citizens, their habits, customs and way of living.
In this course, Florence, the town of the Medici family, Mona Lisa, Michelangelo, Leonardo and Galileo, is studied in its historic, urban and social contexts. The course covers and analyzes the different historical phases of Florence, from its founding, during the Roman era up until today. Special attention is given to periods of higher development in Florence: the “re-birth” of the late Middle Ages, and the splendor of the Renaissance, when the city under the Medici government and with numerous artists, philosophers, writers, and Popes, became a center of culture and modern civilization. The course explores the activities of the Florentines, their social conflicts, interests and secrets throughout the various centuries.
The teacher will take you on visits to historic sites (such as the houses of Dante, Ghiberti and Brunelleschi; Michelangelo's studio; places where the artists gathered; etc.) that were witness to Florence's unique and fascinating history, spanning over 2000 years. The program of this course can be arranged for one to 4 weeks in order to give a general insight to those who can only spend a few days with us and a more complete, in-depth knowledge to anyone who can stay longer.
A weekly guided tour is offered for free to all participants. Possibility of excursions during the week end to the most famous cities of Italy.
Your accommodation in Florence - The secretary's office of the Institute can arrange lodging for the students among the following:
Hotel: High quality hotels central and near the school with special rates for the students of our Institute.
- Single room with breakfast - starting from Euro 60 a day
- Double room with breakfast - starting from Euro 90 a day
Family (with breakfast and dinner): Living with a Florentine family is the best way to practice your Italian and to find a friendly and sociable atmosphere. Mornings breakfast and dinner are with the family's members.
- Single room - starting from Euro 32 a day
Shared Apartment: Furnished apartments of different sizes with all facilities for a comfortable stay, supplied with linen and towels.
- Single room - starting from Euro 17 a day
Whole Apartment: Fully furnished apartments, supplied with linen and towels, of different sizes and prices - starting from Euro 33 a day.
Prices in Euro per person:
- 1 week - 480 Euro
- 2 weeks - 870 Euro
- 3 weeks - 1190 Euro
- 4 weeks - 1450 Euro.
- 1 week - 380 Euro
- 2 weeks - 700 Euro
- 3 weeks - 950 Euro
- 4 weeks - 1160 Euro.
Small group course:
- 1 week - 250 Euro
- 2 weeks - 440 Euro
- 3 weeks - 590 Euro
- 4 weeks - 730 Euro.
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