Officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education
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    The ideal school to learn Italian in Florence city centre.

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    Not only language courses but many additional classes

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    Fill in our application form to start learning italian in Florence

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Italian Language School

The Italian language school offers both individual and group courses. The Istituto Il David is the ideal place for those who wants to study abroad and learn Italian in Italy with mother tongue teachers.


Our ClassesNot only italian language courses but a wide offer of courses and workshop

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  • Offers & deals
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  • In Florence

We reserved for you some special offers and great deals. Throughout the year we will offer up to 20% special discounts on enrolments.

Moreover, for Christmas time, you can choose to give a special present at a very convenient price.




The Istituto Il David is a school specialized in teaching the Italian languageand culture to foreign learners.

Our Italian language school, which owes its name to Michelangelo's famous sculpture, is open all year round. It is located in the historical center of Florence, 5 minutes walk from the central railway station and from the most important monuments like theCathedral, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio.

The school was set up in 1983 and it is one of the first Italian language schools in Italy.

About us



Florence is known all over the world as the city of art, the capital of the Renaissance and one of the most important centers of literary and scientific culture.

Florence is the capital city of Tuscany; it is located in the north-central part of Italy, between Rome and Milan.

Florence, for many reasons, is the ideal place to learn Italian or to improve your knowledge of the language. It is the city where the Italian language was born and where it evolved.

Italian courses

Why Istituto Il David?

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  • Right in the city centre of Florence

    The Italian language school is located in the heart of Florence, within walking distance of all the most important monuments and the central station.

  • 30 years of teaching

    The school was established in 1983, one of the first Italian language schools in Italy. The experience of over 30 years is a guarantee of professionalism and reliability.

  • Quality of the courses at affordable prices

    Our all inclusive prices are among the best even if you consider that we provide also accommodations, all in the city center.

  • Multicultural environment

    Each year, dozens of students from over 40 countries attending our courses. What enables a remarkable intercultural exchange among students

  • Flexibility and customized solutions

    Friendly environment and flexible personal service that allows students to feel at home and make new friends with ease

  • Many courses and many options

    In addition to various Italian language courses, the school offers courses in Italian culture, art and craft courses, individual courses customized to any subject, summer courses.

Latest News

June in Florence: an eventful month

June in Florence: an eventful month

June in Florence: an eventful month The Florentine Calcio Storico matches take place on June 11th, 12th and 24th in Piazza Santa Croce with several events organized by the associations...

Night at the Museum Saturday May 21st

Night at the Museum Saturday May 21st

Museums open at night on Saturday May 21st For the European Night at the Museum on Saturday May 21st all participating museums will be open with a special entry fee...

Our students say

  • The impression of the school is good. The two teachers were able to explain the grammar. They were very patient and took their time to explain thin...
    Josephine Bakker , Holland 21 May 2014

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