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?

Desirée Subinaghi

desire subinaghiDesirée graduated Highschool in the Arts in Milan. In 1998 she earned her Degree as an Art Teacher in Scenography at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts. She then completed a Mural Decoration course at the Palazzo Spinelli Institute of Art and Restoration in Florence, and from 1993 to 1999 worked as a jewellery designer. Since 2000 she has dedicated her time to mural decoration and the restoration of frescoes and wooden ceilings. More recently she has chosen to give priority to teaching, especially drawing, pictorial and fresco techniques.  
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