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EUROPASS, Centro Studi Europeo:
Located in the heart of beautiful Florence, Italy, EUROPASS, Centro Studi Europeo is an Italian language and culture centre for foreign students, and an educational institution accredited by the Regione Toscana. We provide a wide range of art courses (painting, sculpture, fresco painting), music classes, and cooking courses that are taken simultaneously alongside our flagship Italian language courses.

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About EUROPASS Centro Studi Europeo:

In the field of professional training, EUROPASS designs and provides courses in sectors linked to the knowledge of languages such as basic and refresher courses for L2 Italian and English language teachers, editorial translation courses, editing courses etc. and organizes apprenticeship training in order to give young people a direct and authentic experience of the cultural and social life of Italy

Accreditation & Certification:
Europass Centro Studi Europeo is an ISO certificated Italian Language school and cultural Centre for Foreigners and an Educational Institution accredited by the Region Tuscany. Our language school specializes in planning and providing educational courses and activities.

Italian Art, Music & Cooking Classes:

Each of our Art, Music & Cooking classes is taken alongside a beginner to advanced level Italian language class. The teaching method of the Italian language school EUROPASS is based on modern and innovative methodological principles that encourage immediate communication with ease and security, in real life situations. At all levels, the work is shared equally between the four basic skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing).

Italian Art Courses (10 classes per week alongside 20 Italian classes)
- Painting Course
- Drawing Course
- Sculpture Course
- Fashion Design Course
- Mosaic Course
- Fresco Course
- Jewellery Making Workshop

Musical Instrument Lessons (combined with Italian lessons)
- Piano, violin, guitar, bass, bass, flute, trumpet, trombone, percussion, voice

Italian Cooking Classes (combined with 20 Italian language lessons per week)
- Introduction to Italian Cooking
- Professional Cooking
- Wine Tasting Course

Student Testimonials:

"I like the course and the school very much. I’ve been provided with necessary materials, videos, etc. The teacher is great, very enthusiastic and smiley, with a good attidude toward students. It was a pleasure to visit Florence and meet nice, friendly people."
- Kristina, Latvia

"This was a very interesting learning experience. I learned to speak Italian in a week, I liked the teaching methods a lot, and we had fun all the time!"
- Nives, Croatia

"I’ve learnt a lot of renaissance art and i’ve had very very good teachers. I’ve also learnt to know teachers from other countries and situations. This has been a very nice week in Florence."
- Kristin, Sweden

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Address: Via Sant'Egidio, 12, Florence, Italy
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Istituto Superiore di Design, Naples
Courses / Programs
Located in Naples, the cradle of Mediterranean culture, The Istituto Superiore di Design is one of the leading institutions of Art and Design in Southern Italy. Study options include 3-year undergraduate programs, 1-year masters courses, Summer courses, and more. Specializations include Graphic Design, Media Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, and Fashion Design among others. The language of instruction is Italian with simultaneous translation into English.

Our mission is to provide students with the cultural and technical means to realise their passion for Art and Design to a professional level. Our courses fall in line with the expectations and the demands of the labour market in the areas of Design, Fashion and Communication.

The Istituto Superiore di Design is made up three of departments: ISD Fashion, ISD Design, ISD Media Arts and Communication Design that each offer courses of different levels and duration. We also provide beginner and advanced level Italian language courses.
3-Year Undergraduate Courses:
- Fashion & Textile Design
- Interior & Industrial Design
- Graphic & Multimedia Design

1-Year Masters Courses
- Fashion Design; Fashion Styling; Interior Design; Product Design; Graphic Design; Multimedia Design

1-Year Intensive Courses:
- Graphic & Multimedia Design
- Interior & Industrial Design
- Fashion & Textile Design

1-Month Summer Courses
- Graphic Design; Interior Design; Product Design; Fashion Design

Italian Language Courses:
- Basic Beginner
- Advanced
Accademia del Lusso, Milan
Courses / Programs
• Situated in the heart of Milan - Italy's fashion capital, Accademia del Lusso provides a range of fashion-related Masters programs, 3-year courses, intensive 1-year programs, summer professional courses, and short courses designed to train and prepare the fashion industry’s most sought-after professionals. 

• Available to students from around the world, our courses are taught in English or Italian. Subjects include Fashion Design, Fashion Styling, Fashion Brand Management, and Interior Design among many others.

• Our comprehensive courses allow students to enter the job market as experienced and competent professionals with expert skills and knowledge.

• The Accademia del Lusso’s innovative educational approach comprises two closely interconnected areas of specialization: a technical-creative emphasis and a management emphasis.

• In order to improve the student-to-faculty ratio, the maximum class size is 12 made up of international students.

• Our school was founded with the intention of providing high-level training to motivated young people who plan to build a career in fashion as well as to industry professionals who seek to improve and update their skills. 

Student Testimonial:
"I really enjoyed the time I spent in Accademia del Lusso. The courses that I have attended have helped me to develop my knowledge of the fashion business and to open my mind and see things from a different point of view. The teachers too have been very good to me (with very little exceptions)."
Specialized Fashion Design Courses:
Taught in English and / or Italian

1-Year Masters Programs:
• Fashion Brand Management
• Fashion Communication Management
• Fashion Collection Management

3-Year Courses:
• Fashion Design
• Fashion Brand Management
• Fashion Styling & Communication
• Fashion Design & Modelling

Intensive 1-Year Courses:
• Fashion Product Design
• Interior & Retail Design
• Footwear & Accessories Design
• Visual Merchandising

Professional Short Courses:
• Made in Italy & Luxury Goods
• Specialized Preparatory Courses
• Summer Fashion Courses
Accademia Riaci, Florence
Courses / Programs
• Established in 1983, Accademia Riaci has been dedicated to providing students with exceptional cultural and educational experience abroad. The school is located in the historic city center of Florence, Italy, a few steps from the “Duomo” (Florence Cathedral).

• Our arts, crafts and design courses include professional Master programs, One-Year and Semester programs, Summer Intensive programs, and Short programs.

• ubjects offered include Shoe Making & Design, Leather Bag Making & Design, Jewelry Making & Design, Painting & Drawing, Restoration of Paintings, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Textile Design, Fashion Design & Business, Ceramics, Glass Art among others.

• All courses are taught with free English interpretation service.

• We welcome students from around the world. The diverse background of our students creates a rich multicultural community that promotes the exchange of ideas & viewpoints.

• The student-teacher ratio is kept small (max. 8 students) to value each student's originality and learning styles.

• We provide tailored, hands-on instruction & extensive career development along with training for effective presentation skills, and our graduates achieve professional goals in each field.

Student Review:
"The teachers are excellent, very knowledgeable, and very devoted. I had a great stay and learned a lot. My skills definitely grew and I will apply them in the future." - Svenne
Arts, Crafts & Design courses in Florence:
• One-Year Course
• Semester Course
• Master Course
• Art Short Course
• Summer Intensive Course
• Christmas Course
• Internship Programs

Subjects include:
• Bag Making (leathercraft)
• Bag Design
• Shoe Making (leather-craft)
• Shoe Design
• Jewelry Making
• Jewelry Design
• Graphic Design / Illustration
• Painting & Drawing
• Restoration of Paintings
• Ceramics
• Glass Art 
• Fashion Design & Business
• Textile Design...
Waldemar H. de Boer, PhD. Art History Expert in Florence
Courses / Programs
There is an ideal solution for people who would like to visit Florence and learn about its art treasures, but only have a couple of days time. The expert Waldemar H. de Boer offers short art history courses (3 days) in the beautiful Palazzo Guadagni at Piazza Santo Spirito.

These courses are perfect for those who prefer lessons in small groups and are looking for a teacher with a PhD level. Of course, we will not only talk about art, but also go and see some beautiful masterpieces. Site visits to a.o. the Uffizi, the Palazzo Pitti and the Medici chapels are included. No prior knowledge of art history is necessary to participate.
Art History Courses e.g. Early and High Renaissance in Florence, Late Renaissance and Mannerism in Florence, Medici Villas and Gardens; Art History Lectures.
ISAD - Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design
Courses / Programs
ISAD has the purpose to offer a high quality education in the field of Architecture and Design. After more than 30 years of experience, Institute is involved in a constant evolution and changing process which allows it to bring up to date whether the address of didactics or lecturers who are presently young professionals actively engaged either in the freelance profession or into the critical or editorial field.

A changing which in any case has not injured the original spirit of Institute which goes on to be founded on the work groups, on the presence of lecturers, on the students' social life, on the interchangeable of the experiences and of lecturers as well. The spirit of community, where a good competition does not exclude the collaboration and the mutual exchange.
Three-year course:
- Interior Design Bachelor's Degree

Annual courses:
- Interior Design Master
- Yacht Design Master
- Garden Design Master

Workshops / Atelier:
- Hotel Design
- Shop Design
- Exhibit Design
- Product Design
- TV Set Design
- Interior Yacht Design
- Residential Space
- Lighting Design
- Model Technique
- Sketches Technique
- Photography & Architecture

Informatic courses:
- AutoCAD 2D/3D
- 3D Studio Max
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The Florence Art Studio
Courses / Programs
The Florence Art Studio offers custom-made, intensive art courses in drawing and painting for students of all levels and backgrounds in the heart of Florence city center.

Taught entirely in English, our intensive Art Program is divided into 6 separate modules covering drawing & painting skills, with each module serving as the foundation for the next. Alternatively, you can choose to take any module as a stand-alone course, from one week to a month or longer.

We help students achieve their goals in the most time-effective way possible through intensive individual training and one on one instruction.

Our students learn how to learn, be patient, disciplined, and objectively self-critical to transform every small obstacle or challenge into a rewarding lesson.

We seek students wishing to learn for self-improvement only. We do not offer academic credit, but we are affiliated with the British Institute of Florence, an accredited institution by the Tuscan government.

We also offer short workshops throughout the year including Watercolor, Still Life, Fresco and Oil Painting, private lessons, weekend classes, holiday & vacation programs, and preparation courses for entrance exams to Fine Arts schools.

Review:
"I enjoyed learning how each artist accomplished their work while learning the history as well. I highly recommend this type of art education to anyone interested in becoming an artist or if you already are and want to hone your skills.”
- Kelly Schlegel, Art Student, New Mexico, USA
Intensive Drawing & Painting Courses
Taught in English

Main Art Program divided into six separate modules, each serving as the foundation for the next.

Can also choose to take any module as a stand-alone course.

Options:
- Intensive Drawing and Painting Program (all modules)
- 1-4 Week Drawing & Painting Course option
- Customized course in Drawing and/or Painting
- Open Drawing Sessions with Live Model
- Drawing & painting courses for fashion design

Modules / Areas of Study:
• Cast Drawing
• Bargue Drawing
• Freehand Cast Drawing
• Portrait & Figure Drawing
• Still Life Painting
• Portrait & Figure Painting