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Centro Koinè:
Koinè, named after a Greek word meaning “common language”, is a special kind of school set up in 1980 as an association of teachers, all with personal and professional experience in the area of teaching Italian as a foreign language. These teachers decided to create a new type of organization which would differ from other private schools in its style of working and teaching methods. Today Koinè has developed teaching materials, books, and audiovisual tools, whilst also organizing seminars and teacher orientation courses. All of our teachers are specifically trained in these didactic methods. The lessons are not limited purely to language teaching, but completed by a series of introductory courses and guided visits to show our country’s landmarks. Koinè has expanded over time from its main school in Florence, with schools in Lucca, Cortona, Rio Marina on the Island of Elba and Bologna, the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy.

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Photo of Range of Short Art Courses in FlorenceThe Koinè Center offers a wide range of courses in Italian language and culture to cater for all levels and interests. Art Classes offered by the Koinè Center include:

Painting and Drawing Courses
Painting and drawing lessons with different techniques are offered for a period of 2, 3 or 4 weeks for beginners and advanced. The course is held in Italian and on request also in English language. At the end of a 4 week course each participant will have completed a personal portfolio with his works. On request 1 hour of History of Art lesson can be offered at the beginning of every session.


Photography

This course focussing on black-and-white photography offers the opportunity to combine a fun activity with artistic expression in the old town center of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The course is conducted in Italian and English, and is aimed at people with or without experience in photography. you will learn to use photographic techniques to create personal images that you will develop in the laboratory. The aim is to combine the craftsperson's "technique" with the creativity of the individual participants. At the end of the course, each student will prepare a personal photographic work of his stay in Florence. The emphasis is on black-and-white photography but colour is also used.  Courses of digital photography as well as fashion & glamour and photoreportages on request.


Language, Art and Archaeology
This course offers special insight into the artistic and archaeological aspects of Italian culture. The two-week course integrates visits to artistic sites and monuments, historical centers and archaeological sites with language lessons. Students learn to express cultural contents, aesthetic forms, social functions and symbolic representation found in art in the most appropriate language. Learn Italian while enjoying the Italian way of life, perfectly integrating culture, tradition and natural environment.


Gold Silver and Language

1, 2 or 3 month Goldsmithery workshop in via Romana, focussing on practical experience, design, wax, embossing, engraving. The course is open to both beginners and to those with goldsmithery experience. The programme is based on practical experience and on manual skills and can be followed with or without language lessons.


Ancient books restoration and Italian language

1, 2 or 3 month bottega program in a workshop in via del Pavone focussing on the history and restoration of paper, techniques and book restoration, leather and parchment restoration techniques. Individual assistance. The program is based on practical experience and on manual skills and can be followed with or without language lessons.

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Liberal Academy of Fine Arts, Florence
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The Liberal Academy of Fine Arts of Florence offers academic courses of 3 plus 2 years (restructured duration) for diplomas at 1st and 2nd level (equivalent to the short degree and specialization degree) in five subjects: Photography, Graphic Design and Multimedia, Design, Painting and Restoration.

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The Liberal Academy of Fine Arts is a an institute of top level artistic training. An institute where teachers are professionals in the subjects, the Liberal Academy of Fine Arts has created synergies and cooperation with important institutions both private and public such us: The Cartiere Fedrigoni (international paper mill industry), EX3 - Contemporary Art Centre in Florence, Piaggio Foundation, Alinari Musuem,and so on. Therefore students have the opportunity to start working through training and internships.
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Diploma Courses:
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Nuova Accademia Di Belle Arti Milano - NABA - Italian design school
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NABA is a recognised school of Visual Arts, Communication, Design and Restoration located in the centre of Milan, Italy - the recognised capital of fashion, publishing and design. NABA trains students and professionals in the areas of Design, Fashion and Textile Design, Theatre Design, Graphic Design and Art Direction, Media Design and Visual Arts through our undergraduate / graduate degree programs, diploma and certificate programs as well as summer courses. Transfer students (students wishing to enrol in the 2nd or 3rd year of a course) are welcome.

The BA & MA degrees & diplomas are valid in all European countries and all countries outside Europe that have a bilaterlal agreement with Italy. The language of instruction for most courses is Italian.

NABA is an international institution, which integrates students of 45 different nationalities in its educational programs and promotes intensive educational exchanges with Art and Design universities in USA, Europe, Asia and Latin America. NABA collaborates with prestigious institutions such as Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, Philadelphia University, Rhode Island School of Design and Pratt Institute.
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- 2 Year MA Degree Programs:
Multimedia Communication Design; Textile and New Materials Design; Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies

- 3 Year BA Honors Degree Programs:
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Photography school that offers comprehensive photography courses taught in Italian and English language - year-round, in the evenings and in summer.

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Accademia Riaci, Florence
Courses / Programs
• Would you like to take the first step towards a new career in the exciting fashion industry, or take an advanced fashion design or fashion business course to improve your job opportunities in this competitive field?

• Conveniently located in the heart of Florence, Accademia Riaci is an international art and design school that provides fashion design and fashion business & marketing courses to Italian students and international students from around the world.

• Taught in Italian with English & Spanish interpretation, our quality courses include professional one-year master courses, one-year / semester programs, internship programs, summer courses, and short courses (including intensive options & private lessons available for students with limited time).

• Taught by experienced and dedicated faculty who are leaders in their respective fields, courses offered at Accademia Riaci also include Bag Making, Bag Design, Shoe Making, Shoe Design, Painting & Drawing, Graphic Design, Product Design, and Interior Design among many others.

Accademia Riaci
 Student Testimonial:
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Fashion Courses in Florence:
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• One-Year Diploma Course / Semester Programs:
Fashion Design; Fashion Business & Marketing 

• Master Courses: Academic Year & Semester Programs available
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• Situated in Copanello, just 5 minutes from the beautiful seaside town of Soverato in the Calabria region of Southern Italy, Italian Culinary Institute (formerly Italian Institute for Advanced Culinary and Pastry Arts) is one of Europe's finest chef training academies.

• Founded by Chef John Nocita, ICI presents Italy's most advanced culinary programs for professional chefs, pastry chefs, students, serious home cooks & epicureans. Courses (taught in English or Italian) include full immersion culinary, baking, pastry and gelato programs, with 1-week, 2-week, & 3-month study options available.

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- Charles, USA

"Attending ICI was the best investment I have ever made for my future. Not only did we learn everything about authentic regional Italian cuisine and become better industry professionals, I learned how to taste and trust my palate. Chef John is a true master and will always be a mentor to me."
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Professional Italian Cooking Courses / Chef Training (in English & Italian)

1-week courses:
• Pastry, Desserts & Specialty Breads 
• Artisan Italian Gelato: Ice Cream Making Technique & Production 
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• Traditional Italian Charcuterie: Curing Meats, Sausage Making & Artisanal Salumi
• Foundation of Italian Regional Cuisine: Curing, Pickling & Sun-drying
• Advanced Mediterranean Cuisine
• Italian Culinary Exploration (Gourmet course)

2-week course:
• The Evolution of Italian Cuisine

3-month course:
• Master of Italian Cuisine
Florence Culinary Arts School
Courses / Programs
• Study Italian cuisine in the heart of Florence with Florence Culinary Arts School. We provide a wide range of Professional Chef courses year round and in summer, with long-term and short-term study options to students from around the world.

• In addition to our complete culinary training programs, we also provide short specialized courses and custom Italian Home Cooking programs.

• You will cover a range of recipes - from traditional to modern dishes. In addition, you will be exposed to the latest international culinary trends, as well as acquiring up to date information on culinary business practice.

• Our graduates are now playing active roles in diverse fields in the Italian culinary business worldwide. Our students gain hands-on culinary experience in Italy.

• What better place to learn about food than Florence - the capital of Fine Arts. The city is well known worldwide for its artistic heritage, but is also prominent in the field of gastronomy.

• Florence is blessed with a wide variety of ingredients, as Tuscany is known as the heart of Italian culinary tradition.

• Students in all of our courses are encouraged to learn from various experiences, not only to study in the school, but to go out and discover the wonders of Italian food.
Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Courses:
• Chef Training + Restaurant Internship
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