Scuola internazionale delle Arti e della Cultura italiana

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Academic Options

AEF’s educational offer is divided into Individual Courses, Study Abroad Programs for the most prestigious American Universities, Winter and Summer Programs, Joint Academic Programs developed in collaboration with university institutions all over the world, and three-year Certificate Programs. Founded in 2005 as an Italian Language School for Foreigners, the AEF has over time, expanded its educational offer to the Italian Arts and Culture, to Music, to Dance. Our goal is to transmit skills and passion, through a strongly experiential learning method. Each course includes, in addition to the lessons at Palazzo Niccolini, on sight lessons and extracurricular activities such as visits, trips and artistic performances, in a combination of academic excellence and cultural immersion. Florence, a place of inexhaustible inspiration for tourists and travelers, becomes the campus through which AEF students live, study and learn every day.

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Certificate Programs

The Certificate Programs in Voice & Opera, Drawing & Painting, Italian as a Second Language (CILS) and Dance are designed for students and professionals wishing to acquire specialized training for their future careers: painters, musicians, dancers, singers can study and put themselves to the test, because AEF is not just a school, but also a real community of artists...

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Our Courses

AEF offers courses in Italian Language and Culture, Music and Art, lasting a minimum of two weeks, which combine the most modern teaching methods and a strongly experiential approach. Thanks to a highly qualified teaching staff and European-level academic standards, AEF is the ideal environment for an international formative training yet strongly rooted in Italian history and culture.

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Study Abroad Programs

Accademia Europea di Firenze - International School of Italian Arts and Culture - offers Study Abroad Programs in Liberal, Performing Arts and Italian Culture. Located in the heart of the city, it hosts a community of students, professionals, teachers and staff, in an environment of great motivation and inspiration. The students, coming to us from the most prestigious American universities, share lessons and activities with students of various nationalities, in a unique combination of intercultural exchange, academic excellence, immersion in the social and cultural life of Florence.

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