Scuola Leonardo da Vinci - Scuola di lingua italiana in Italia

Italian language school "Scuola Leonardo da Vinci ®"

Learn Italian in Florence, Milan, Rome and Siena
Officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci ®

Italian language school in Siena

The Leonardo da Vinci school is situated in the historic medieval centre of Siena.  Located in an historic building, the school is situated particularly well, between historical monuments, museums, shops etc.

The warm atmosphere of our school will make you feel at home and you have access to our large classrooms and sunny terrace where you can meet your friends. There is also an administration office in the school. Our staff are always at your service for any question or any information about Siena and its surroundings. You can use the Internet without charge, to contact your family and your friends.

In Siena, classes have a maximum of 12 participants!

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Our guarantees

  • We respond to your questions and bookings within 24 hours on working days.
  • A maximum of 12 students per group for all group language courses.
  • You can always extend your course during your stay without any extra administrative costs.
  • Students who have studied for 3 consecutive months (12 weeks) in our school should be able to pass the DILI intermediate exam of the Accademia Italiana di Lingua. After 6 months of consecutive studies they will be should be prepared for the DALI advanced exam.
  • Our school is certfied for security standards and for access for the disabled.
  • Students are insured against any injury they may experience inside the school building, during the activities organised by the school and during their way to school.
  • Our school can provide general medical and dental assistance with English-speaking doctors.

Student service

  • The school secretary is at the service of students for every information. The school staff is available for any questions you may have regarding your stay in Siena.
  • On your first course day, you receive a Scuola Leonardo da Vinci student card with which you receive discounts in various museums, restaurants, discos, internet cafés, sports facilities, etc.
  • We offer a pick-up service from train stations and airports. You only need to inform us one week in advance of your arrival time and place (and flight or train number).
  • Help and advice in case of illness.
  • Common room where you can meet with your fellow students. Provided is a machine for coffee, tea and hot chocolat.
  • Free Internet access at a local internet point that is open from 10:00am to 8:00pm Monday through Friday, and from 10:00am to 7:00pm on Saturdays.
  • Free receipt of faxes. Faxes can also be sent from the school for a fee.

Why Us?

  • Founded in 1991, we have years of experience and specialise in teaching Italian in Italy.
  • Maximum of 10 students per class.
  • Great location in the centre within easy walking distance of the city's attractions and public transport.
  • Officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education.
  • Our Italian School in Siena has obtained the International quality assurance Certificate ISO 9001:2008, as a quality school of Italian language for foreigners, and has regular inspections to ensure that high standards are maintained.
  • Officially recognized by the department of Education of Tuscany Region.
  • Free Internet access for our students.
  • Equipped for handicapped students.
  • Friendly and helpful staff that give personal attention to each student
  • Professional and young teachers all of whom have studied at the University level and who have been specially trained in teaching Italian to foreigners.
  • Small study groups offer the opportunity of a continuous cultural and human exchange between teachers and students in a friendly atmosphere
  • After 1, 3 or 6 months the AIL-exam "Firenze" (Accademia Italiana di Lingua) DELI/DILI/DILC/DALI/DALC can be taken.
  • A whole range of activities offered for students to gain insight into the Italian culture.
  • Variety of students from over 50 countries study at our Scuola Leonardo da Vinci school.

School Association membership

  • AIL - Accademia Italiana di Lingua (Diplomas "Firenze")
  • ASILS - Association of language schools of Italian as a foreign language
  • ELITE - European Federation of Associations for Teaching Mother Tongues
  • FIYTO - Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations
  • ALTO - Association of Language Travel Organisations

Recognised certificates Accademia Italiana di Lingua

  • Diploma "Firenze" DELI A2 - AIL (elementary)
  • Diploma "Firenze" DILI B1 - AIL (intermediate)
  • Diploma "Firenze" DILC B1 - AIL (commercial intermediate)
  • Diploma "Firenze" DILI B2 - AIL (intermediate)
  • Diploma "Firenze" DALI C1 - AIL (advanced)
  • Diploma "Firenze" DALC C1 - AIL (commercial advanced)

Recognitions / Study Grants / Credits

  • Officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education.
  • Recognised from CSN Lund (Swedish National Student Assistance Board) for study grants. School accredited by CSN, where Swedish students can study with state funded loans.
  • Recognised from 8 German Federal States for "Bildungsurlaub".
  • Recognised by the State University of New York at New Paltz with undergraduate credits.
  • Our school collaborate with the Edgewood College (Madison, WI) and the Santa Barbara City College, whereby students registering with us may receive credits at those colleges. Since Edgewood College and Santa Barbara City College are higher educational institutions fully accredited in the United States, these credits will normally be transferable to most American colleges and universities.


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Officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education.
Address: Via del Paradiso, 16 IT - 53100, Siena, Italia
Telephone: (+39) 0577-249097 - Fax: (+39) 057.724.9096
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To learn more about the city of Siena, read about its history, discover what to visit and what to do , we suggest you, a tourist guide to Siena, entirely online. Here you will find many information about Siena and its surroundings.

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  • Information center: +39 055 290305

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