The SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI was founded in 1977 and is located in the historical centers of Florence, Rome, Siena and, from January 2005, in Milan. The new school is located in the Navigli area, which is considered one of the most lively and artictic areas of Milan.
SCUOLA LEONARDO DA VINCI ranks among the best known language Institutes in Italy and we can offer you 30 years of experience in teaching Italian in Italy! Moreover we can give you the possibility of attending all 4 schools in 4 different citites while doing a continuous course, always finding:
Pick-up service from train stations and airports, on request
- Excellent location of each school and all facilities provided
- Public telephone and Email facilities
- A friendly and personal atomsphere
- Enthusiastic, dynamic and highly qualified teachers
Also, the Scuola Leonardo de Vinci student card entitles students to discounts in various restaurants, cafes, sports facilities, internet points and for public transport in each of our school centers.
Our language courses havea duration of minimum 2 weeks up to 48 weeks and the prices are competitive. Starting dates are every two weeks, also for beginners. In Siena you mat start your course every Monday, if you are not a beginner. Our classes allow a maximum of 12 stuydents per class and only 5 for our small group courses. We are the founders of the Accademia Italiana di Lingua "AIL" promoting the first Diploma modern Italian language, the "Diploma di lingua Italiana Firenze". We prepare you to CILS, CELI and PLIDA exams too.
Accreditations and recognitions
* All our schools, except Milan, are officially authorized by the Italian Minisrty of Education
* Our schools in Florence, Milan and Rome are companies with Quality Management Systems certified by SQS-IQNET ISO 9001:2000
* Our schools in Florence, Rome and Siena are recognized by their Regions
* Recognized by US Colleges and Universities for Credits Transfer (3 US College Credits per level: All our school centers can award (3 College Credits per language level, i.e. ITA105, ITA106, ITA205, ITA206, ITA301, ITA301)
* All Leonardo da Vinci schools are recognized by the German Bildungsurlaub in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, Hessen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein.
* AIL Member - Accademia Italiana di Lingua: international professional association of schools, institutions and experts in the field of teaching Italian as a foreign language
* ELITE Member - European Federation of Associations of Teaching Mother Tongues to Foreign Students
* FIYTO Member - Federation if International Youth Travel Organizations
* ALTO Member - Association of Language Travel Organizations
* NAFSA Member - Association of International Educators