Arts & Design Courses in Florence & Rome

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Accademia Italiana, Florence & Rome:
Founded in 1984, Accademia Italiana is a top international fashion and design school in Florence and Rome. We provide a range of college education and short-term study options taught in English and Italian that include B.A. bachelor's degree courses, postgraduate diploma (masters) programs, liberal arts academic year / semester abroad programs, monthly courses, summer courses and Italian language & culture programs. Subject fields include fashion design, jewelry design, interior design, graphic design & visual communications, photography, drawing and painting, and more. Bachelor’s degrees are awarded by the University of Wales, a leading UK university. You do not need to speak Italian in order to attend the Accademia Italiana.

Fashion / Art & Design Courses in Florence & Rome:

3-Year Bachelor's of Arts Degree Courses (Awarded by the University of Wales)
Our bachelor's degree programs offer dual qualifications: On successful graduation, you earn a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Wales as well a diploma - advanced level from Accademia Italiana. If you cannot complete the entire study program for any reason, you can request certification of the studies completed. You will receive a certificate of attendance after completing the 1st year exams or a diploma after completing the 2nd year exams.

- B.A. in Fashion DesiPhoto of Arts & Design Courses in Florence & Romegn (Florence & Rome)
In this course, our students, guided by professionals, learn to make their way in the fashion industry both from the design and from the market point of view. Various kinds of fashion are covered during the school's program (sportswear, elegant, casual, avant-garde, etc.), developing both the design capabilities and the technical ability to produce these garments.

- B.A. in Costume Design (Rome only)
This course is ideal if you are interested in acquiring professional training in the world of theatre, cinema and television costume design. You will learn to apply your personal creativity, technical knowledge and artistic skills and be prepared for a career in this exciting field.

- B.A. in Interior and Product Design (Florence & Rome)
Design concerns objects of general use, furniture designed for various destinations and the design of interiors in general. Traditional design instruments will be used together with computer-aided design (CAD).

- B.A. in Graphic Design & Visual Communications (Florence & Rome)
This program integrates traditional graphic design artist training (illustration, lay-out, poligraphic techniques for publishing) together with the development of graphic design directed towards new multi-media systems (internet, etc). During the course, you will enjoy encounters with professionals and experts in the field, as well as external visits and participation in exhibitions.

- B.A. in Photography (Florence only)
In this photography course, you will learn traditional photographic techniques, dark room experience and digital photography. In addition, you will study computer software such as Photoshop, as well as learn about aspects of graphic design and visual communication. During the 3-year program students are invited to participate in exhibitions, conferences and workshops.

1-Year Post-graduate Diploma (Masters) Programs in Florence:

- Interior Design and Product DesigImage of Arts & Design Courses in Florence & Romen - Taught in English:
This 1-year master's program explores new possibilities in innovative interior and product design. Projects will involve domestic spaces and commercial spaces as well as the design object intended as furniture or objects of everyday use.

- Fashion as Art - Taught in English:
Based on the conviction that clothing can be an artistic fact, we offer this 1-year Fashion Design master course with the aim of developing the design capabilities and the professionalism of those students who have already acquired the necessary basic techniques.

- Advanced Course (pre-MBA) in Design and Business - Taught in Italian:
Starting in October each year, this 1-year program unites the studies of finance and economics with the design industry, directing its attention at the world of fashion and the production of design objects. It is ideal for students who plan on undertaking one of the creative professions requiring managerial and entrepreneurial preparation. On completion, you will be awarded a Graduate Business Certificate.

Diploma / Advanced Diploma Courses:

- Window Displays Design DiplomaPhotos of Accademia Italiana, Florence & Rome in Florence (1 year)
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge that is necessary to create a window display design professional who can work both in elegant boutiques as well as in large commercial spaces. The course duration is 2 academic semesters.

- Textile Design Diploma in Florence (2 years)
Textile design is a profession in which creative ability goes hand in hand with technical training. This course covers both the theory and practical side of textile design. The textiles created are sometimes studied for use in fashion design, while others are created specifically for use in furnishings and interior design.

- Drawing / Painting Diploma in Florence (1 or 2 years)
Drawing and Painting program can be attended for one or two years. The course will be held in the artistic laboratory of the Accademia Italiana (art school) and includes lessons of life drawing and nude drawing, of various color and graphic techniques, of experimental materials and of various theoretical and historic disciplines.

- Advanced Diploma in Jewelry Design in Rome (3 years)
Learn the basics of jewellery design through theory and artistic subjects. Learn about the materials, the techniques and the technologies typical to the disciplines linked to jewelry design and goldsmithing. Great importance is given to practical exercises (construction, micro-modelling in wax, embossing and engraving, setting, micro-press fusion and casting).

Semester / Academic Year Study Abroad Programs for US College Credit:
The Accademia Italiana offers semester progPicture of Arts & Design Courses in Florence & Romerams (Spring / Fall), academic year abroad and summer study abroad programs in Florence and in Rome to US college and university students. We provide a wide range of relevant Liberal Arts, Studio Arts and Design courses in both cities which are taught in the English language or are bi-lingual (Italian and English).

- Liberal Arts Courses include: Italian language courses at all levels - from beginner to advanced; Italian Literature; Italian Cinema; Medieval Italy; History of Italian Renaissance Art; Italian Style; Italy in the European Union & more...

- Studio Arts Courses include: Life Drawing; Painting Techniques; Mixed Media; Photography & more..

- Design Courses include: Fashion Design; Costume Design (Rome only); Interior and Industrial Design; Graphic Design and Visual Communications; Photography and New Media (Florence only), and Textile Design (Florence only).

Monthly Courses in Florence:
- Studio Art: Drawing and Painting: Regular course (40hrs per month)
- Studio Art: Drawing and Painting: Intensive course (80hrs per month)

Summer Courses in Florence & Rome - Taught in EngliImages of Accademia Italiana, Florence & Romesh & Italian:
- Florence: Creative Product Design; Italian Product Design; Fashion Design - Intensive; Fashion Illustration; Drawing and Painting; Summer Photography School; Photographing Florence; Michelangelo and his Works; Italian language and culture

- Rome: Fashion Design; Fashion Illustration; Drawing and Painting; Roman Archaeological Sites; Masters of Italian Cinema; Italy Today; Italian language and culture

Italian Language & Culture Courses:
Month-long Italian language courses are available in Florence and Rome. We teach students of all levels - basic, intermediate & advanced. Students can choose to attend 40 hours or 80 hours of Italian classes per month.

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Address: Piazza de' Pitti, 15 - 50125, Florence, Italy
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Maimeri Art School, Milan
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated in Milan in northern Italy, the beautiful and famous Maimeri Art School provides a range of art, photography and Italian language Certificate courses to students from around the world. Students can avail of 1 week or 1 month study options. Participants can choose to take Art or Photography alongside the Italian Language course, or separate, single subject Certificate programs.

Students receive an excellent education in classic & contemporary art styles, modern photography techniques, and beginner to advanced level Italian. In addition, you will have the opportunity to show your work through public exhibitions.

Founded in 1997, our school was named in honor of one of the most famous painters of Italy Gianni Maimeri (1884-1951). We aim to teach different art techniques to students with different levels of knowledge or skill - from beginner to advanced levels. We also organize trips to other cities in Italy & guided tours around Milan to make your stay memorable and enjoyable.
Dual Certificate Courses:
- Art & Italian Language
- Photography & Italian Language

Study options:
- One month program - 46 hours of Art/Photography classes & 46 hours of Italian language classes.

- One week program: 10 hours of Art & 10 hours of Italian

Single Certificate Courses:
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Istituto di Moda Burgo, Milan
Courses / Programs
• Founded in 1961, Istituto di Moda Burgo is a long-established fashion school located in Milan's vibrant city centre.

• We offer high-quality academic year and short summer courses in Fashion Design, Fashion Stylist, Dressmaking, and Pattern Making - taught in English and Italian language.

• We provide 'Normal' and 'Intensive' study options for each course. 'Normal' courses last from 1-2 years, while 'Intensive' options run between 5 months and 1 year.

• Thanks to over 50 years experience in the fashion industry, Istituto di Moda Burgo's methodology and passion for Italian fashion and style has been exported to many fashion design schools, colleges, public and private universities abroad.

• We also offer our 4 main academic-year fashion programs at our school in Rome.

Student Review:
"I had a great time at this school where I noticed the care with which the subjects are taught. The teachers are precise. I learned in a short time a new method. I'm very satisfied!"
- Francesca
Year-Round / Academic Fashion & Creative Arts Courses:
- Taught in English or Italian language

Fashion Design:
• Normal Duration: 2 years
• Intensive I Duration: 10 months
• Intensive II Duration: 5 months

Fashion Stylist:
• Normal Duration: 2 years
• Intensive Duration: 1 year

Dressmaking Course:
• Normal Duration: 2 years
• Intensive Duration: 1 year

Pattern Making:
• Normal Duration: 1 year
• Intensive Duration: 5 months

We also provide a range of 2-4 week, private summer Certificate courses in a range of fashion & design topics.
accademia d'arte
Courses / Programs
Accademia d'arte offers specialized art holidays in Italy. We are located at the border of the Italian Riviera and the famous French "Cote d'Azur", next to Monte Carlo.

International artist Nicole Durand offers painting, drawing and scuplture classes and workshops for beginner to advanced artists. Classes can be taught in English, Italian and French.

We also provide cooking lessons, food and wine testing, museum visits and other excursions to allow you to experience the Italian language and culture.

Each student is assigned a semi private studio to study and develop their own personal work, with 24 hour access, in a safe environment at the school.

Normally students come for short periods (one to 3 months) however there are many students who choose to remain longer. We organize housing for each student close to the studio. Non-painting partners are welcome.
Art Classes / Workshops (taught in English, French, or Italian)

- Painting
- Landscape drawing
- Sculpture

- We teach many techniques including on site drawing, learning about persperctive, watercolour, charcoal, anatomical studies, clay modelling, stone or wood carving.

- We also provide cooking lessons, food and wine testing, excusions including museums visits.
John Cabot University, Rome
Courses / Programs
• With two campuses in the heart of historic Rome, Italy, John Cabot University (JCU) is an independent, four-year American liberal arts university that provides undergraduate degrees & study abroad programs to English-speaking students from all over the world.

• We offer Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Associate of Arts degrees as well as semester and year-long study abroad programs, and summer courses.

Our graduates are globally-recognized, and have been accepted at top-tier universities in the U.S. and Europe, and for being employed by well-known international companies.

• JCU is enriched with an international environment. Our diverse student body comprises about 1200 students from over 60 countries from the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe, and from more than 130 U.S. universities.

• Students benefit greatly from culturally conscious views and discussions through which they become well prepared for successful and productive engagements in our fast paced global world.

• JCU is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. All courses are taught in English, have small class sizes with an average of 15 students per class and are taught by faculty of international distinction.

• Whether you are pursuing a four-year degree or are seeking to study abroad, you will do so in the heart of Rome surrounded by the extraordinarily rich offerings of a city of culture, history, art, creativity, business and international affairs.
• Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs (4-years)
• Associate of Arts Degree Programs (2-years) 
• Year-long and Semester Abroad Programs
• Summer Study Programs
• Master of Arts (MA) in Art History

Majors include:
• Business Administration
• International Affairs
• Political Science
• Communications
• Art History
• Classical Studies
• Economics and Finance
• English Literature
• History
• Humanistic Studies
• International Business
• Italian Studies
• Marketing
Accademia Europea Di Firenze
Courses / Programs
Accademia Europea di Firenze is a high quality Italian language, culture, art and music academy located right in the centre of historic Florence in Tuscany, Italy. At Accademia Europea di Firenze, we offer excellent quality courses in every subject we teach, through fully qualified and highly trained instructors. Our wide range of art, music and culture courses can be taken on their own or combined with Italian language courses.

Our art courses will teach you to master the skills and techniques, while you perfect your personal style. Art courses include figure drawing; watercolor; oil painting; ceramics; sculpture and photography. Our music courses help you to perfect your music skills. They include elementary / advanced piano lessons; opera directing; vocal technique for lyrical singers among others.

We offer a range of Italian culture courses including art history; history of Italian theater; history of literature and many more. Italian cuisine and wine appreciation programs are also available and can include an internship in a Florence restaurant. We offer a rich program of cultural and recreational activities as well as Italian language courses.
* Art Courses:
- Watercolor
- Oil Painting
- Sketches of Florence
- Figure Drawing
- Ceramics
- Sculpture
- Appraisal of Antiques
- Photography
- Refurbishing
- History of Florence Architecture
- Interior Design

* Music & Singing Courses
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* Intensive Italian + Art
* Intensive Italian + Music
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Listing Spot for Photography school in Milan
Courses / Programs
Photography school that offers comprehensive photography courses taught in Italian and English language - year-round, in the evenings and in summer.

We welcome international students from around the world, as well as students living in Italy. Our courses include fashion photography and private photography, and are suitable for all levels - from complete beginner to advanced.
Photography courses taught in English:
- Photography & Fashion Summer Course
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