ISTITUTO ITALIANO® offers courses of Italian Culture for students who already have a competence of the Italian Language; they are courses that help to get to know the artistic and literary aspects of Italy.
The courses are easy to follow and understand: guided tours, support from the teacher and the direct relationship with Italian Art and History are the main features of the course.
The courses of History of Art and Architecture are also particularly suitable for the students who wish to enrol in the Academy of Fine Arts.
Literature and History or Art and Architecture as requested by the student.
Literature: Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy, Boccaccio: Decameron; A. Manzoni: The Betrothed, U. Foscolo; G. Leopardi: A Silvia, L’Infinito; G. D’Annunzio: La Pioggia nel Pineto, La Sera Fiesolana; G. Verga; L. Pirandello; E. Montale.
History: The Roman Empire, The Italian Risorgimento, the 1st and the 2nd World War, Contemporary History, …
History of Art and Architecture – Greek Art, Etruscan Art, Roman Art, Byzantine Art: Ravenna, Romanesque Art: Baptistery of S. Giovanni and Miniato al Monte; Romanesque Art: Pisa; Gothic Art: Basilica of S.M. del Fiore. Church of S. Croce, Church of S. Maria Novella, Palazzo della Signoria, Rinascimento ‘400 and ‘500: Brunelleschi, Donatello, Masaccio. Leonardo, Raffaello, Michelangelo; Baroque in Rome: Bernini, Borromini, Caravaggio.
Duration and costs of lessons for individual students: Duration and costs of lessons for groups of minimum 3 and maximum 7 people: