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Istituto Americano

Istituto Americano – The American Language Center of Florence

Istituto Americano – The American Language Center of Florence – was founded in 1959 and is recognized by the Ministry Education, University and Research (MIUR) and accredited by the Region of Tuscany. Located in Piazza della Repubblica, just a short walk from the world-famous Duomo, facilities include several multi-purpose classrooms, a language and technology laboratory, offices, student lounge, library, and a terrace overlooking the historical city center. Satellite TV, computers are on the premises.

Istituto Americano is an official representative of several international language and post-secondary programs and assists students in enrolling in Italian and global universities. As a testing center for international examinations, there is a special emphasis on global travel, study, and citizenry. The center hosts visiting study abroad programs, as well.

Six-level Italian and English language curriculum (Beginner to Advanced), along with advanced courses in test preparation, business, conversation, and culture. Group, individual, and contract training courses are available.
Teacher Certification courses (TEFL) in cooperation with the Via Lingua Group offering graduate-level credits towards master’s degrees.
A full calendar of social and extra-curricular activities including Conversation Partner Programs, dinners, fieldtrips and study exchanges.

  • Official recognition of the Italian Ministry of Education
  • Quality Certification ISO 9001
  • Recognized Training Center by the Region of Tuscany
  • ETS iBT TOEFL and College Board SAT Test Center
  • ACT Test Center


  • TESO


Istituto Americano – American Language Center
Via Brunelleschi, 1 – 50123 Firenze
Tel. +39 055 283161 Fax +39 055 283161 |