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Study at a leading international fashion and design school in Italy, with campuses in the historic cities of Florence and Rome. Further your college education or choose a short-term study option. Programs include postgraduate diploma (masters) programs, masters courses, B.A. bachelor degree programs, liberal arts and design academic year / semester abroad programs, monthly courses, summer courses and Italian language & culture programs. The bachelor’s degrees are awarded by the University of Wales, a leading UK university.

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Courses Taught in English & Italian:
Photo of Contact Page - Design College in Florence & RomeYou do not need to speak Italian in order to attend the Accademia Italiana. Many courses are taught in both English and Italian. Some courses are taught only in Italian but by instructors who can also speak English to assist students. Italian language classes may be offered as part of your program.

Arts & Design Courses / Study Abroad:
- Bachelor's Degree Courses: Interior and Product Design; Fashion Design; Graphic Design & Visual Communications; Photography (Florence only); Costume Design for Theater, Film, Television (Rome only)

- 1-Year Post-graduate Diploma (Masters) Programs in Florence: Fashion as Art; Interior Design and Product Design; Pre-MBA in Design and Business

- Diploma Courses:  Florence - Window Displays Design (1 year); Textile Design (2 years); Drawing / Painting in Florence (2 years). Rome - Advanced Diploma in Jewelry Design (3 years)

- Study Abroad Programs for U.S. University / College Credit: A range of liberal arts, studio arts and design programs. Study options include: Semester program (Spring / Fall), academic year abroad, summer study abroad programs. 

- Further Courses: Italian Language & Culture Courses; Monthly Courses; Summer Courses taught in English and Italian.

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Address: Piazza de' Pitti, 15 - 50125, Florence, Italy
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 Student Testimonial:
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