Institute Galilei – the Institute of Italian language and Italian culture
Customized full immersion programs for professionals, students and everybody with little time to study
Italian language courses and Italian culture courses, one-to-one and small groups, to make the most out of your time


Italian language school in Florence Istituto Galilei welcomes you on our web site. Take all advantages from our individual and small groups Italian language and culture courses with personalized programs and special 2014 offers.


Our school of Italian language in Florence is specialized in Italian language courses with personalized programs created according to the needs of each student, which allow to learn or improve Italian in short times. Furthermore, the Institute offers cultural courses for those who wish to deepen and live some of the most characteristic aspects of the Italian culture. Among the many schools here, we differentiate ourselves thanks to the following features:


Tailor-made study programs

Italian language intensive coursesThe programs of our Italian one-to-one courses are established according to the linguistic needs and the personal profile of each student. Particular aspects of the language - such as conversation, grammar and syntax - can be explored and emphasized according to your requests. The program of the small group courses is adapted to all the 3-4 participants' wishes.


Immediate introduction into the language

Italian one-to-one lessonsIn a one-to-one course the learning process of the Italian language is speeded up by the continuous exercise and the complete attention of the teacher to his student; in a small group course the active participation to the classes will be quite high, since you won't have to share your study time with many people.

Language specialization & business courses

business Italian language coursesSpecific vocabularies and particular aspects of the language are studied according to your working field or to your interests. The Italian lessons on specific terminologies of economy, finance, marketing, and law are held by specialists of the sector.



Exam preparation

Italian exams preparation courseThe study program is defined in order to prepare you specifically for your exams (of any level) integrating the lessons with your school's / university curriculum. Study and elaboration of the grammar, the oral and written use of the language, analysis and interpretation of Italian literature.


Weekend crash courses

Italian full immersion courseFull immersion Italian language courses from Friday to Sunday, especially created for those who only have a few days at their disposal.




Flexible schedules

Italian language courses in Florence with flexible schedulesThe Institute Galilei is open all year round. On request, our Italian language courses can also be scheduled during the weekend or on festivity days, so as to let you take full advantage of your stay in Florence. For those who are working/studying in Florence we can organize courses for 2-3 times per week.



Italian cooking courses

Italian cooking courses The intensive Italian cooking courses are held by experienced chefs directly in the kitchens of some of the best restaurants in Florence. Our cooking courses have personalized programs, suitable both for amateurs and professional cooks (foreigners) who wish to specialize in Italian, Tuscan and Florentine cuisine.


Painting and drawing courses

drawing & painting coursesThese courses can approach many different techniques of drawing and painting, and are taught by experienced artists directly in their personal art studio. The courses can be held in English and Italian.


Art History courses

art history courses in FlorenceArt history directly where the masterpieces of the Florentine artist are located. The Renaissance Maestros studied in their lifestyle and philosophy. The courses can be held in English, Italian, French and Spanish.



History of Florence courses

history of Florence coursesFlorence, the hometown of the Medici, Leonardo da Vinci and Botticelli, is studied in her storic, urban and social aspects. Leading you through the most famous and unusual places, the teacher will show you the town and will tell you about the citizens with their funny anecdotes.


Guided tours in Florence

guided visits of FlorenceDiscover the most beautiful places in Florence with a professional guide. The itineraries are decided according to your knowledge of the town: is this your first time in the Renaissance town or you wish to discover its hidden places? All tours are on an individual basis or in small groups with up to 4 participants.



itineraries in Tuscany and Italy Tailor-made itineraries through some of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany and Italy. Individual tours for those who wish to have a personal guide at their full disposal.



Surfing on our website you will find all information about courses, lessons and cultural activities organized by our school.

Institute Galilei is officially accredited by the Italian Minister of Education and our clients don't pay VAT (value added tax)

Istituto Galilei SaS - Via degli Alfani 68, 50121 Florence, Italy - phone: +39 055 29 46 80 - fax: +39 055 28 34 81 - email: - VAT number: 04583530482

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