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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
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-10-12 were from:

Switzerland;   Sidney B.C., Canada;   Cork, Ireland, Ireland;   Corona del Mar, California, USA;   Ankara, Turkey;   İstanbul, Turkey;   Texas, USA;   Rome (temporary);   Oxfordshire, UK & England;   London, Canada;   and more.
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Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Florence
Courses / Programs
• Alchimia is a private professional contemporary jewellery school in the historic city of Florence in Northern Italy.

• We provide academic jewellery design courses at Bachelor's (BFA) degree, Masters (MFA) degree, and 1-year academic courses, as well as short-term, intensive programs including evening classes, weekend courses, 2 week to 3 month courses, and summer study options. 

• Our short courses are available year-round, and have open dates, with individual study programs (max. 5 students) to offer the opportunity to experience contemporary jewellery to both beginners and advanced students.

• Our Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree courses are accredited by the European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools (E.A.B.H.E.S.), an organisation that allows all of our students to obtain a European Bachelor’s degree.

• Alchimia’s objective is to teach students to express their creativity through contemporary jewelry, developing high-quality technical and theoretical skills.

• The students of Alchimia are mentored and tutored by a team of experts in jewellery, design, and the visual arts.

• Our mission is to provide students with a supportive and practical work environment. Interaction with our instructors and technicians gives students the conceptual and technical knowledge about contemporary jewellery necessary to prepare them as professional makers, artists and designers.
Accredited Jewellery Degree Programs:
• Bachelor Of Fine Arts Degree in Contemporary Jewellery (2 Years)
• Master Of Fine Arts Degree: Major in Jewellery And Body Ornaments (2 Years)

1-Year Jewellery Design Courses:
• Jewellery Training Foundation (JTF)
• Advanced Jewellery Training

Short Intensive Jewellery Courses: 

• Advanced Jewellery Techniques
• Basic Jewellery & Design
• Resin Jewellery
• Surface Treatment Of Metals
• Experimentation With Materials
• Precious Metals & Alloys
• Textile Techniques With Metal
• Weekend / Summer Courses..
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.

Student Testimonial:
"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

Course Options include:
- Intensive Drawing and Painting Program (all modules)
- 1-4 Week Drawing & Painting Course option
- Customized course in Drawing and/or Painting

Modules / Areas of Study:
• Cast Drawing
• Bargue Drawing
• Freehand Cast Drawing
• Portrait & Figure Drawing
• Still Life Painting
• Portrait & Figure Painting
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:
- Painting
- Photography
- Italian Language
Vinarium, Tuscany
Courses / Programs
Vinarium based in Florence, Italy, is a tour operator specializing in wine and food programs in English for tourists. Vinarium offers wine tours in Tuscany, guided wine tasting in the best Florentine enotecas (local wine shops), cooking lessons and classes in historical buildings, and guided visits to the best Tuscan wine makers.
Food and Wine Tours of Tuscany, Italy, in English:

- Wine tours in Tuscany
- Guided wine tasting in the best Florentine enotecas (local wine shops)
- Cooking lessons and classes in historical buildings
- Guided visits to the best Tuscan wine makers
Accademia Riaci, Florence
Courses / Programs
• Founded in 1983, Accademia Riaci is an Academy of Art and Design in Florence, Italy.

• Our art and design courses include professional 1-year master courses, 2-year basic courses, 1-year / semester programs, internship programs, summer courses, and short courses (intensive option & private lessons available for students with limited time).

• Subjects offered include jewelry design, interior design, drawing & painting, graphic design, ceramics, glass art, culinary arts & product design among others.

• Our 2-year basic courses are taught in Italian only. All other courses are offered in Italian or English.

• 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.

• After the successful completion of a 1 or 2 year academic course, students will obtain a diploma. We also offer internship opportunities in various fields so students can enhance their professional experience.

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
Art & Design Courses in Florence:
• 2-year Basic Courses (taught in Italian)
• 1-year / Semester Courses
• 1-year Master Courses
• Short Art Courses
• Summer Art & Design Courses
• Apprenticeship Programs
• Internship Programs.. 

Subjects include:
• Jewelry Design & Making
• Interior Design
• Product Design
• Graphic Design
• Painting & Drawing
• Ceramics
• Glass Art
• Fashion Design
• Leather Art (Shoe / Bag Making & Design)
• Professional Interpretation
• Restoration of Paintings
• Preparation Course for Accademia di Belle Arti
• Italian Language Course...
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