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Accademia Italiana Florence

Do you have a passion for fashion? Are you eager to explore your artistic talents in one of the most famous and world-renowned seats of creative learning? Look no further than the Accademia Italiana in Florence, one of Europe’s premier institutes for art and design - from graphics to textiles and everything in between. Located in two beautiful renaissance buildings directly across from the famous Pitti Palace in Florence’s Oltarno district, just steps away from the Ponte Vecchio, this seat of learning will excite, motivate and inspire you immediately.

You’ll choose four courses from a wide range, along with an Italian language course at your level.

  • Courses are offered in English and Italian so whatever your language or artistic skills level you’ll be able to attend.
  • Combine liberal arts courses and Italian history and culture with strong offerings in studio art, photography, fashion, graphic arts, interior and industrial design and textiles.
  • Spring Semester students might get the opportunity to work behind the scenes on Accademia Italiana’s most impressive fashion show.
  • Students from all over Italy and the world come to Florence to study at Accademia Italiana, bringing an exciting diversity to your experience.
  • For higher level art and design courses, you may be asked to submit a portfolio.
  • Arcadia’s Orientation will help settle you into your exciting experience and bond with staff and other students - it includes a visit to a traditional Tuscan estate, replete with vines and olive groves.



  • Arts
  • Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Jewelry Design

Application Procedure:

To apply please visit this link