Accademia Europea di Firenze
The best way to learn Italian Language, Culture and the Arts in Florence

The Accademia Europea di Firenze is an International School of Italian Arts, Language and Culture. Founded in 2005 as an Italian language school for foreigners, over time our school has expanded and transformed to now offer students courses of Italian art and culture, music and dance. AEF also offers Certificate Programs in Voice & Opera, Drawing & Painting, Dance, and Italian Language & Culture, as well as Study Abroad Programs in collaboration with prestigious American Universities, intensive Summer and Winter Programs and Joint Academic Programs developed with universities from all over the world. Deeply rooted in Italian history and culture, but compliant with European academic standards, our school is enhanced by our experiential learning approach and the top quality of our faculty, which contribute to the creation of an international community in the city of Renaissance and universal beauty. Are you ready to be part of it?

Saeed Ghahramani

Saeed Ghahramani

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Professor of Mathematics
Western New England University

Upon graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, and after serving Towson University for 17 years, Saeed joined the College of Arts and Sciences at Western New England University in July 2000 as the Dean of the College and a professor of Mathematics. He has published several papers in the fields of applied and pure probability, mathematics modeling, and supercomputers in leading journals, as well as several books, like “Fundamentals of Probability” and “Fundamentals of Probability with Stochastic Processes”. In 1996, he was a recipient of the Johns Hopkins University’s G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award. He is a member of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences, the American Mathematical Society (AMS), and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).