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 ®

Academic Courses in Italy

The programs of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci® are recognised and validated by numerous foreign universities and formative institutions.

The studying of the Italian language and culture in its different aspects (art, fashion, design, gastronomy) is an important instrument to enrich an educational and professional CV.


The American universities’ students may receive credits to include to their academic path by attending an Italian language course at the Leonardo da Vinci® schools. The beginner, elementary and intermediate courses are recognised.

To consult the list of the American universities participating to the program and get more information about the admission process, please look here.


The program “Critical Studies on Food” was planned, supervised and promoted by the Gustolab Institute Center for Food Studies in collaboration with the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci® of Rome for the language training. The program is recognised and validated by the Amherst University of Massachusets.

The course is composed of an academic and a practice part. It challenges the students to develop at an academic, professional and personal level. The program is held by teachers with international experience and skills in the food and communication branches. It lasts 5 weeks.

For more information about the detailed program and its credits, please click here.


Preparation courses for the Italian universities or academies’ admission test

The Scuola Leonardo da Vinci® organises preparation courses for the Italian universities’ admission test the foreign students have to pass.

The test is made for the numerus clausus faculties (medicine, dentistry, architecture) but also for the others which just request a good knowledge of Italian (engineering, mathematics, chemistry, biology, law, economy and trade, psychology, languages, literature, healthcare professions).

These courses are held in Italian and the minimum language level required to participate is B1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). For more information, click here.

Preparation course for lMAT - International Medical Admissions Test

In the field of medicine studies, the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci® organises a specific preparation course in English to pass the IMAT - International Medical Admissions Test.

All the information about this course is available on the dedicated page.

Preparation courses for the Fashion and Design Academies

For the students who wish to attend a Fashion and Design Italian Academy, like the NABA, Domus Academy, Istituto Marangoni, Polimoda, Scuola Politecnico di Design, Fashion School Carlo Secoli, UptoDate Fashion Academy, HFFA or Istituto Europeo di Design, the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci® organises specific preparation courses. These courses prepare the student to pass the admission exam (when needed) but also help him with his fundamentals knowledge. He is thus ready to attend very quickly and with advantages the lessons of the chosen Fashion and Design Academy.

An intermediate level of Italian is required to access this course (B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). For all the information regarding the course’s starting dates, prices and programs, click here.


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