About us



Among Italian language schools for foreigners, the Galilei Institute is unique in its exclusive specializing in one-to-one, personalized, full immersion courses specifically designed for professionals and students. Established in 1985, the Galilei Institute attained the highest prestige among language schools in Italy by providing its services to the leading companies of the world. Please take a moment to review our list of clients.

Location of the school


Italian Language school in Florence - Language and cultural courses at the Galilei Institute in Italy.

the Galilei Institute - Italian language school and Italian culture school in Florence

Background and Philosophy

Italian language school in FlorenceThe Galilei Institute Italian language school in Florence, is one of the most prestigious among the language and culture schools in Italy for foreigners.

Our school of Italian language was established in 1985, in the centre of Florence, with the aim of providing high quality linguistic services to private people and multi-national companies in need to learn the basics as well as to improve the Italian language up to the highest levels in little time. That is the reason why the our Italian language school in Florence specializes in one-to-one and small group courses with max. 4 participants per class.

After only a few years, the quality of our courses, the reliability of the programs, and the rigorous attention to the individual and her/his linguistic needs allowed us to establish a reputation for meeting the needs of some of the leading companies of the world, many of which have become our steady customers.

Today, our Italian language school in Florence also offers one-to-one and small group courses in Italian culture such as art history, Italian cooking, and drawing & painting (taught in Italian, English, and on request in other languages). These courses complete the services of the Institute Galilei allowing a practical and immediate approach not only to the Italian language but also to the main aspects of the Italian culture.

The school's facilities

The school’s classrooms are equipped with an audio-visual system, stereo-recorders to register lessons, a big library, air conditioning and a piano. Also, students can connect to Internet at the students’ computer or wireless with their laptop.

The secret of our quality is:

Excellent teachers with years of training and the school's size, which has been kept rather small in order to give everyone the opportunity to receive individual attention.

Virtual tour

If you wish to visit our Italian language school in Florence, before coming directly here, you can do it with our virtual tour.

The school's location

Our Italian language school in Florence is located in down-town city, at only 5 minutes on foot from the Cathedrale (Duomo).

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