Language course Italian in Florence

Centro Fiorenza

Learn Italian in Florence at our partner Italian school, Centro Fiorenza. Centro Fiorenza is located on the second floor of a monumental building, the Palazzo Gucciardini. This manor house is located along the Arno river, with a view of the historic Ponte Vecchio which is described above.

Key features of our partner Italian school in Florence:

  • School accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education
  • Spacious, modern classrooms
  • Intensive courses begin each Monday, with specific start dates for beginners and open start dates for other levels
  • Computer room with free WIFI access
  • Study room
  • Library with audiovisual material
  • Canteen serving food and drink which is open all day
  • Individual attention
  • Minimum age: 17 years

Social Programme

Florence has so much to offer culturally that it is virtually impossible for anyone to get bored here. At the beginning of the Italian course, all students receive a detailed guide of all the city’s events that they can enjoy during their stay. In addition to this, the school also organises a varied activity programme for you to enjoy whilst you learn Italian in Florence, which includes:

  • Visits to Florence’s museums and monuments
  • Trips to Sienna, Pisa, Lucca and Volterra and other famous places of interest near Florence
  • Cinema at school
  • Outings to ballets, opera, music concerts and the famous Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
  • Evenings out to restaurants, bars, nightclubs and piano bars
  • Sports including volleyball and football

Intensive

The intensive course in Florence consists of 20, 24 or 30 lessons per week. The normal time required to complete one level is 4 weeks but it is also possible to attend a course for shorter periods. Intensive course lessons last 50 minutes each and are held from Monday to Friday. Class-sizes are limited to 10 students (average 7/8).

Minimum age is 17 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
24
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 280 450 630 735 905 1075 1245 1415 1585 1755 1925 1760 1900 2040 2180 2320 2460 2600 2740 2880 3020 3160 3300 3250 3380 3510 3640 3770 3900 4030 4160 4290 4420 4550 4680 4810
Intensive with shared apartment, double room, no meals 635 910 1086 1347 1608 1869 2130 2391 2652 2913 2839 3070 3301 3532 3763 3994 4225 4456 4687 4918 5149 5380 5421 5642 5863 6084 6305 6526 6747 6968 7189 7410 7631 7852 8073
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 710 1010 1221 1517 1813 2109 2405 2701 2997 3293 3254 3520 3786 4052 4318 4584 4850 5116 5382 5648 5914 6180 6256 6512 6768 7024 7280 7536 7792 8048 8304 8560 8816 9072 9328
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 420 736 1050 1302 1619 1936 2253 2570 2887 3204 3521 3503 3790 4077 4364 4651 4938 5225 5512 5799 6086 6373 6660 6757 7034 7311 7588 7865 8142 8419 8696 8973 9250 9527 9804 10081
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 465 840 1210 1518 1891 2264 2637 3010 3383 3756 4129 4167 4510 4853 5196 5539 5882 6225 6568 6911 7254 7597 7940 8093 8426 8759 9092 9425 9758 10091 10424 10757 11090 11423 11756 12089
Intensive with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 830 1300 1580 1785 2215 2645 3075 3505 3935 4365 4795 4890 5290 5690 6090 6490 6890 7290 7690 8090 8490 8890 9290 9500 9890 10280 10670 11060 11450 11840 12230 12620 13010 13400 13790 14180
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 380 635 900 1050 1298 1546 1794 2042 2290 2538 2786 2490 2690 2890 3090 3290
Intensive with shared apartment, double room, no meals 820 1180 1401 1740 2079 2418 2757 3096 3435 3774 3569 3860 4151 4442 4733
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 895 1280 1536 1910 2284 2658 3032 3406 3780 4154 3984 4310 4636 4962 5288
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 921 1320 1617 2012 2407 2802 3197 3592 3987 4382 4233 4580 4927 5274 5621
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 565 1025 1480 1833 2284 2735 3186 3637 4088 4539 4990 4897 5300 5703 6106 6509
Intensive with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 930 1485 1850 2100 2608 3116 3624 4132 4640 5148 5656 5620 6080 6540 7000 7460
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 21/01, 04/02, 18/02, 04/03, 18/03, 01/04, 15/04, 06/05, 20/05, 03/06, 17/06, 01/07, 15/07, 29/07, 05/08, 19/08, 02/09, 16/09, 30/09, 14/10, 28/10, 11/11, 25/11, 09/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

Combined

The combined course is designed for those participants who would like to combine the intensive group course of 20 lessons a week with 5 private lessons a week. Minimum combined course duration is one week.

Minimum age is 17 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 475 835 1205 1495
Combined with shared apartment, double room, no meals 1020 1485 1846
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1095 1585 1981
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 615 1121 1625 2062
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 660 1225 1785 2278
Combined with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 1025 1685 2155 2545
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 21/01, 04/02, 18/02, 04/03, 18/03, 01/04, 15/04, 06/05, 20/05, 03/06, 17/06, 01/07, 15/07, 29/07, 05/08, 19/08, 02/09, 16/09, 30/09, 14/10, 28/10, 11/11, 25/11, 09/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

Commercial Italian

The Commercial Italian course focuses on teaching students economic and commercial subjects and their relevant terminology. The course consists of an intensive 20 course, complemented through 4 commercial Italian lessons.

The Commercial Italian course is designed for those who are already professionally involved in business and international trade as well as for university or college students. The aim of this course is to develop a student’s abilities in active communication, both oral and written, with regard to professional situations. This course can be attended independently or in combination with another group or individual course. An intermediate level of Italian is required.

Minimum age is 17 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial Italian without accommodation 325 525 740 860
Commercial Italian with shared apartment, double room, no meals 710 1020 1211
Commercial Italian with shared apartment, single room, no meals 785 1120 1346
Commercial Italian with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 465 811 1160 1427
Commercial Italian with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 510 915 1320 1643
Commercial Italian with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 875 1375 1690 1910
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

This course requires a basic knowledge of Italian (B1).

Course materials:  

ca. €25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

Golden Age

The Golden Age course programme has specific starting dates throughout the year and is specially designed for those students who are aged 40 or above.

It's a mixture of language, art, culture and the pleasure of spending time together to share and improve one's knowledge of those aspects of Florence that make this city so unforgettable. Alongside 3 language lessons in the mornings at all levels, the programme includes several activities. All activities take place in Italian and are guided and/or accompanied by teachers of Italian, who have plenty of knowledge about Archaeology and History of Art.

It includes the following (depending on the programme):

  • Italian Language: 3 lessons/day from Monday to Friday (total of 30 lessons)
  • Art History: 2 museum visits (e.g. Uffizi, Accademia, Palazzo Vecchio, Bargello, Cappelle Medicee)
  • The Culture of Food: 1 cooking lesson, 1 wine tasting, 1 visit to a vineyard
  • Meet the Artisans: 1 introductory lesson + 2 visits to Artisans’shops
  • Farewell Lunch
  • Text book

You need to have an elementary level of Italian to participate in this course.

 

Minimum age is 40 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Golden Age without accommodation 510 880
Golden Age with shared apartment, double room, no meals 1065
Golden Age with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1140
Golden Age with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 650 1166
Golden Age with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 695 1270
Golden Age with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 1060 1730
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 13/05, 02/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The Golden Age course (40+) also includes teaching material and various activities, excursions and a lunch.

The Golden Age requires an elementary level of Italian.

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

Italian & Cookery

The Italian & Cookery course combines an intensive course of 20 lessons with one cooking session per week. Once a week for 4 hours you will learn how to prepare typical Tuscan dishes. You can attend a maximum of 4 cooking classes (one lesson per week for 4 hours).

Minimum age is 17 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10/20 per class
Number of lessons per week:
21
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Italian & Cookery without accommodation 335 550 780 950
Italian & Cookery with shared apartment, double room, no meals 735 1060 1301
Italian & Cookery with shared apartment, single room, no meals 810 1160 1436
Italian & Cookery with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 475 836 1200 1517
Italian & Cookery with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 520 940 1360 1733
Italian & Cookery with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 885 1400 1730 2000
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 21/01, 04/02, 18/02, 04/03, 18/03, 01/04, 15/04, 06/05, 20/05, 03/06, 17/06, 01/07, 15/07, 29/07, 05/08, 19/08, 02/09, 16/09, 30/09, 14/10, 28/10, 11/11, 25/11, 09/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

This course includes one cooking lesson per week. The cooking session is about 4 hours.

Course materials:  

ca. €25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

Italian & Culture

This Italian and culture course offers you the opportunity to study the language and to get to know the various aspects of Italian history and culture.  An intermediate level of Italian is required. An example of the topics per month are as follows:

JANUARY
Italian society: the family, women, young people, relationship between men and women, associations, the Catholic Church and religious minorities, the world of work, holidays and leisure

FEBRUARY
The italian music: opera, Italian ethnic music, songwriters, pop music.

MARCH
Italian lifestyle: cooking, wine, coffee and coffee, fashion, design, football, Ferrari.

MAY
The great Italian cinema: from Neorealism to Benigni.

JUNE
Media in Italy: old and modern TV, the press, advertising.

JULY
Italian holidays (Christmas, Easter, Epiphany, Carnival), regional traditions, folklore. 

Italian holidays (Christmas, Easter, Epiphany, Carnival), regional traditions, folklore.

AUGUST
North and South: the origins of a conflict. The mafia, Italian emigration in the world.

SEPTEMBER
Italian pop culture: cinema (horror, spaghetti western, comedy from the 70s), comics.

OCTOBER
Famous Italian women: Natalia Ginzburg, Oriana Fallaci, Anna Magnani, Sofia Loren, Mina and Patty Pravo, Rita Levi Montalcini, Margherita Hack.

NOVEMBER
History of Italy: 900.

DECEMBER
Italy: territory, cities, population, language, dialects and linguistic minorities, institutions, political parties of yesterday and today.

Minimum age is 17 year .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Italian & Culture without accommodation 325 525 740 860 1060 1260 1460 1660
Italian & Culture with shared apartment, double room, no meals 710 1020 1211 1502 1793 2084 2375
Italian & Culture with shared apartment, single room, no meals 785 1120 1346 1672 1998 2324 2650
Italian & Culture with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 465 811 1160 1427 1774 2121 2468 2815
Italian & Culture with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 510 915 1320 1643 2046 2449 2852 3255
Italian & Culture with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 875 1375 1690 1910 2370 2830 3290 3750
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

This course requires a basic knowledge of Italian (B1).

Course materials:  

ca. €25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

Duo course

In Florence, a duo course allows the students to define their objectives to create an individual programme adapted to their level and learning pace. It is a class for two students. This course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Italian.

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Duo course without accommodation 528 996
Duo course with shared apartment, double room, no meals 1181
Duo course with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1256
Duo course with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 668 1282
Duo course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 713 1386
Duo course with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 1078 1846
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

This course can only be booked by two people who travel together and who have the same level of Italian.

Course materials:  

ca. €25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

One-to-One

The one-to-one course is designed for those who want to optimise their study time or have very specific needs when it comes to learning Italian. The aim of the one-to-one course is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet the specific student's needs and desires. As the classes are private, the student will be able to decide the schedule and content.

Minimum age is 17 year .

Prices 2019

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
10
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 460 860
One-to-One with shared apartment, double room, no meals 1045
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1120
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 600 1146
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 645 1250
One-to-One with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 1010 1710
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 840 1620
One-to-One with shared apartment, double room, no meals 1805
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1880
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 980 1906
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1025 2010
One-to-One with single-use apartment, single room, no meals 1390 2470
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Teaching material is included.

Info shared apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 40 - € 80 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Die accommodation in the shared apartment is only available for stays with a minimum duration of 2 weeks.

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Please note: surcharge for halfboard in single room is € 70 per week instead of € 77 per week.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €77 per week
Info single-use apartment:  

The prices of the shared apartments do not include costs for electricity and water (approx. € 60 - € 100 per 4 weeks) and WiFi (approx. € 5 per week),which needs to be paid directly to the owner. A deposit is required upon arrival.

Cleaning fees single-use apartment:  

€55, to be paid directly on arrival

Transfer:  

€70

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Florence airport.
Transfer upon arrival from the train station in Florence costs € 60 p.p.

All prices include

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

Teaching materials are not included and need to be paid on site, except for the individual course and the golden age course, where it is included.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 25/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. Lessons on holidays will not be rescheduled.

Shared Apartment

Single or double room in a shared apartment with other students or with the landlady / landlord (usually a young person who studies and/or works). Kitchen and bathroom are shared with the other occupants. Minimum stay of two weeks.

Host Family

Single or double room with either breakfast or half board with a host family, a couple or a single person. It is not possible to use the kitchen when you stay with a host family.

Single-use Apartment

Staying in a single-use apartment is the perfect option for those students who want to enjoy privacy and complete independence whilst they learn Italian in Florence

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4.4 / 5.0
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68 years
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Jonathan
18 years
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62 years
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Annemiek
64 years
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25 years
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54 years
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26 years
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Lisa
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Maarten
34 years
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Gino
22 years
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Arjen
44 years
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Dana
24 years
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Rob
20 years
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48 years
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Richelle
21 years
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Lucia
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Moniek
27 years
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38 years
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Luiza
22 years
Brazilian
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Weather in Florence

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Jan 9 2 4
Feb 11 3 5
Mar 14 5 5
Apr 19 8 7
May 23 12 10
June 27 15 10
July 30 18 11
Aug 30 17 10
Sept 26 15 7
Oct 20 11 6
Nov 14 7 3
Dec 11 4 3
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