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Learning Italian in Florence with caffè e giornale!

The British Institute of Florence is a University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Platinum Centre.

For the design and provision of language and history or art courses.

Learning Centre

Italian language courses

Learn Italian at the British Institute of Florence. We aim to get you speaking and thinking in Italian: you will be immersed in the Italian language from the very first day.

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AS overview course

Intensive Italian course to help prepare students for the AS Italian language exam

A2 overview course

Intensive Italian course to help prepare students for the A2 Italian language exam

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History of art courses

Study History of Art on-site and in context through our month-long courses on renaissance art, or shorter courses on a theme.

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Fine art courses

We offer Life & Cast Drawing with the Charles Cecil Studios.

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Study abroad

We offer a number of study abroad programmes in collaboration with our partner institutions.

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English language courses

We offer English language courses at all levels, as well as business English and preparation courses for the Cambridge English Language Assessment exams. We also offer intensive summer courses.

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Exams

The British Institute of Florence is the principal authorised centre for the Cambridge University ESOL exams in Tuscany.

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Exam preparation courses

Preparation courses for Cambridge ESOL exams

IELTS International English Language Testing System

Preparation courses for Cambridge ESOL exams

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Cultural Centre

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Lecture in Italian: Sergio Risaliti

Crouching boy: sculture e disegni da Michelangelo a Gormley

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Lecture: Hilary Fraser

Women writing art history in the 19th century: looking like a woman

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Lecture: James Sholto Douglas

Orson Welles: a genius of the cinema

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Call for Papers - Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Call for Papers - Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence