Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence

Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence, established in 1982, is a private school that specializes in teaching the Italian language and culture to foreign visitors. We are officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Public Education and member of International House World Organization.
The school’s premises are situated in the historic center of Florence in the prestigious 17th century Palazzo Guicciardini and has a sweeping view of the Arno River and the famous ‘Ponte Vecchio’, hence “A School with a View”.
Our Italian teachers are university graduates especially trained to teach Italian as a second language and have participated in International House Teacher Training Courses. All professors for our American University Programs have extensive experience in teaching their subjects to American students either in Italian or English. Classrooms are air-conditioned and we have wi-fi internet connection.
The office staff has extensive experience in administering programs for groups of European and American students, including housing, organizing day trips, week-end excursions, social evenings, etc.
We are working with various prestigious American Universities and Colleges and are confident that we can tailor a program which can fulfill the requirements of a study abroad program and will give your students an unforgettable experience.


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  • Italian

Founded in 1982 Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence has its premises right in the centre of the historic city, in a prestigious seventeenth century palace.

From windows overlooking the river Arno you can enjoy a delightful view of Florence and the famous Ponte Vecchio. The 10 classrooms, all air- conditioned.

The City

A rich historical legacy as well as vibrant contemporary developments make Florence one of the most famous cities in the world. Today Florence is an active commercial centre for business and banking, for the production of leather goods and clothing, as well as for fashion design. The perfect dimension of a "town made to man's measure," Florence has just under 500,000 inhabitants.


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