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?

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marcela lopez

Marcela López Enríquez

Marcela is a researcher, academic, and international consultant. She counts more than 25 years of professional experience in areas such as International Higher Education and Strategic Management Consultancy. She has worked in the United States, Mexico, Chile, Germany, Sweden, Spain, France and most recently Italy. She led the internationalization process for an international university located in San Diego, California. She holds an international MBA in Strategic Management with Outstanding Honor’s Award and is ABD for a Doctor Degree in Strategic Management. Marcela’s passion is the novel and complex, but yet fascinating world process of internationalization of higher education. She had lead the Italian-European-based operations and strategic development process for a selected group of institutions from around world and she is currently in charge of the Latin America Operations & Development Opportunities for AEF.