- Founded in 1977, we have years of experience and specialise in teaching Italian in Italy
- All the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci schools are located in the city center
- Professional and young teachers all of whom have studied at the University level and who have been specially trained in teaching Italian to foreigners
- Our Italian Schools in Florence, Rome, Siena and Milan have obtained the International quality assurance Certificate ISO 9001:2008, as a quality school of Italian language for foreigners, and have regular inspections to ensure that high standards are maintained.
- Members of ASILS (Associaton of language schools of Italian as a second foreign language)
- Italian at every level, all year round
- Small study groups
- Courses start every week for non beginners, see Italian language courses starting dates
- After 1, 3, 4or 6 months the AIL-exam "Firenze" (Accademia Italiana di Lingua) DELI A2 / DILI B1 / DILC B1 / DILI B2 / DALI C1 / DALC C1 / DALI C2 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 the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci schools
- Friendly and helpful staff that give personal attention to each student
- Equipped for handicapped students.
|AIL: Italian language association, "Accademia Italiana di Lingua""|
|ASILS: Association of language schools of Italian as a foreign language|
|ELITE: Excellent Language Institution Teaching in Europe|
|FIYTO: Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations|
|ALTO: Association of Language Travel Organisations|
|NAFSA: Associazione Educatori Internazionali per lo scambio intra-scolastico con gli Stati Uniti|
- Diploma "Firenze" DELI A2 - AIL (elementary)
- Diploma "Firenze" DILI B1 - AIL (intermediate I)
- Diploma "Firenze" DILC B1 - AIL (commercial intermediate)
- Diploma "Firenze" DILI B2 - AIL (intermediate II)
- Diploma "Firenze" DALI C1 - AIL (advanced I)
- Diploma "Firenze" DALC C1 - AIL (commercial advanced)
- Diploma "Firenze" DALI C2 - AIL (advanced II)
- Preparation course for CILS, University of Siena and CELI, University of Perugia.
Officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education and recognized from:
- CSN Lund (Swedish National Student Assistance Board) for study grants. School accredited by CSN, where Swedish students can study italian with state funded loans.;
- 9 German Federal States for "Bildungsurlaub";
- many US Universities for Academic credits.