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Istituto Il DavidLearning italian in florence

The Italian language school

The Istituto Il David is one of the most well-known and renowned Italian language schools in Florence.
It is the ideal place to learn or improve the knowledge of Italian language, and to live an unforgettable experience in one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in the world.

It is situated in the center of Florence, a few steps from the square Piazza della Repubblica, on the third floor of a bourgeois building in one of the most prestigious and safe areas of the city, the area of world-wide famous fashion shops and financial services.
The Cathedral, Piazza della Signoria, the central railway station, and all the most famous monuments are located between 3 and 10 minutes walking distance from the school.

It was established in 1983, and for over 35 years it has carried out a wide variety of Italian language and culture courses throughout the year.
The long experience guarantees professionalism, results and an excellent organization for a pleasant stay in Florence.

During these years, thousands of students from over 50 countries have learned, improved or perfected the Italian language. They have spent an unforgettable period of their lives, made friends with people of other nationalities and with Italians.

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The school is officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education. It is a member of Eduitalia, a prestigious association of Italian language schools in Italy, and it is part of the European Union's Erasmus program.

The school is not very big and for this reason one of its strong points is the friendly atmosphere where the students make friends with each other very easily.
At the Istituto Il David, the student is never a number, but a friend o whom we should give assistance and attention, following him/her constantly on his/her educational path and in his/her stay in Florence.

The classrooms are spacious, bright and comfortable, equipped with TV and air conditioning.

In every place of the school you can connect to internet for free.

The terrace

On the top floor of the school there is a wonderful terrace, from which you can enjoy a breath-taking view of Florence. In this precious and exclusive space, students take breaks during class hours to have a coffee and talk with the other students. It is used by students even after class hours to study, chat with friends, or just to relax. Often, some of the various activities of the school are held here.

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Over 95% of the students who took a course at the Istituto Il David remained enthusiastic or satisfied with their choice. Check the impressions left by our students on our website,  Facebook, Tripadvisor, and Google Maps to believe.

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Our students say

  • The Istituto Il David is a very well-run language school. I really enjoyed the course and think that having a conversation class is a great idea. A...
    Mackenzie Gray , America 24 March 2017



  • 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.

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