The Italian language school Machiavelli is located in the historic centre of Florence. Focusing on creating a friendly and pleasant atmosphere, the school offers a variety of high-quality Italian language courses throughout the year at all levels. The structure and the contents of the programmes for the levels are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The school also organises a programme of cultural activities and excursions to complement the language classes and enable the students to come into contact with the Italian culture and to learn Italian friendly.
Our teaching staff is carefully selected, highly trained and periodically updated. All the educators have years of experience which allow them to optimally deal with students of different ages, cultural backgrounds and motivations. Our teachers are able to turn multicultural classes into intercultural ones, while at the same time they having a role as entertainer, consultant and linguistic facilitator.
Recognized consultancy and training organisation for lifelong learning accredited by the Region of Tuscany, Italy. (DGR 5879, 10/12/2008). Sponsor and partner on projects as part of education and training, financed by the European Commission, the region of Tuscany and the European Social Fund.
Since 1988 it has been part of Tandem International, an international network of schools committed to the research and application of methodology based on linguistic and cultural exchange.
In 2003 it obtained Official recognition of the Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Reserch (Prot. N° 3762).
In 2005 it obtained Quality Certification in accordance with ISO standards (ISO 9001:2008).
At the same time it becomes accredited with SCN Sweden (Swedish students are eligible for financial assistance through CSN to study the Italian language at our Centre) and for Bildungsurlaub for the regions of Hamburg and Berlin. The Centre furthermore is under the aegis of the Town of Florence for the participation in linguistic projects aimed at citizens outside the European Union.