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Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence, Florence, Italy

Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence

Students rated Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence : 4.0/5.0   (25 reviews)

1. Florence  

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2. Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence

General Information

The language school Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence was founded in Florence, Italy in 1982. The school's premises are located right in the historic city centre, in a seventeenth century palace with classrooms overlooking the river Arno offering a delightful view. The left side of the river, where the school is situated, is an area of the town that still keeps an authentic and very 'florentine' flair with its artcraft-laboratories, antique shops and art schools.

The school address is: Via Santo Spirito 14, 50125 - Florence (Italy).


Facilities

Library, movie room, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

Air conditioning, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




Italian Ministry of Education, PROFILE, International House World Organization


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Firenze / Peretola Airport (FLR).  It takes 20 minutes by bus / taxi to school.


Average number of students: Adult courses in summer: 80
Adult courses throughout the year: 70
School Size
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Average number of levels: Adult courses in summer: 8
Adult courses throughout the year: 8
Number of classrooms: 10
Number of public workstations: 4
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 22 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 17 years
Top student nationalities: Brazil 2 %
Germany 15 %
England 8 %
France 5 %
Holland 12 %
Russia 2 %
Sweden 10 %
 
Japan 5 %
Korea 2 %
Switzerland 15 %
Spain 2 %
USA 10 %
Turkey 2 %
Israel 2 %
Venezuela 1 %
Chile 1 %  

3. Courses

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Super Intensive GS120 Recommended <Italian> course Most Popular <Italian> course
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 12
338 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Basic Intensive G80 Popular <Italian> course
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 12
224 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Super Intensive GS96
Lessons per week: 24  | Max. group size: 12
276 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lifelong Learners (40 Plus)
Lessons per week: 15  | Max. group size: 12
390 € per week (Based on the price of 2 weeks)
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Course material and cultural program included (guided museum visits, cooking class, visit to a Vineyard and wine-tasting, introduction lesson and visit of artisan laboratories, farewell lunch)
Starting dates 2016: 18.Apr.2016, 16.May.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 05.Dec.2016.
Required language level Elementary (A2)
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Individual 20
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 1
741 € per week
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Course material included.
Two-to-one: 546€ per week and person.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
6
Italian & Internship
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 1
146 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Part 1: Italian language training, min. 4 weeks (not included in the price). To be eligible for the internship stage, students must reach an intermediate level of Italian (B1).
Part 2: work experience, min. 4 weeks, in successful companies located in and around Florence. Available fields: Hotel and Restaurant, Tourism, Marketing, Administration, Fashion, Import/Export, Architecture and Design, Fine Arts.
Internship placement-fee (including insurance): 50€
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Combined (20 group + 5 one-to-one)
Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 12
409 € per week
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Possibility to add further 5 weekly individual lessons (for a total of 10 individual lessons/ week) at the supplementary cost of EUR 195 per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Language and Culture GC
Lessons per week: 24  | Max. group size: 12
276 € per week
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Basic Intensive Course + twice per week 2 lessons on Italian life and culture.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Business Italian
Lessons per week: 10  | Max. group size: 12
125 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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May be combined with another group-or individual course.
Starting dates 2016: 29.Mar.2016, 30.May.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 29.Aug.2016.
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Italian for Business - One-to-One I 30
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 1
1083 € per week
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Course material included.
Two-to-one: 798€ per week and person.
Lunch with the teacher (5 days): 400€ per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Italian for Business - One-to-One I 40
Lessons per week: 40  | Max. group size: 1
1368 € per week
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Two-to-one: 1008€ per week and person.
Lunch with the teacher (5 days): 400€ per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
12
GD Examination Course
Lessons per week: 24  | Max. group size: 12
218 € per week (Based on the price of 12 weeks)
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8 weeks Super intensive course + 4 weeks Combined course + school exam "Diploma Centro Fiorenza".
It is also possible to prepare for an internationally renowned certification (not included in the price)such as CILS (University for Foreigners, Siena)
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Italian & Cooking
Lessons per week: 24  | Max. group size: 12
281 € per week
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Basic Intensive Course + 1 cooking lesson per week (approx. 3 hours).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 13.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Italian & Drawing from culture G+D
Lessons per week: 32  | Max. group size: 12
499 € per week (Based on the price of 2 weeks)
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Price in € -- 1050
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Basic Intensive Course + 12 drawing lessons per week. Drawing material not included in the course-fee.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 02.May.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 21.Nov.2016.
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 60.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 40 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: CILS ,  CELI (University Perugia)
Average examination results: 98% at CILS
98% at CELI (University Perugia)
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 06.Jan.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 02.Jun.2016, 24.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 08.Dec.2016, 26.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Italian, English, German, Spanish, French

4. Accommodation

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Shared apartment
Single room, No meals
120 € per week
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Price in € 120 260 360 459 119 50
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
Utilities not included. Consider ca. EUR 10/ week (without heating) and ca. EUR 18-19/week (including heating, generally from November to mid April)
Price extra night: 20 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
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Homestay
Single room, Half board
234 € per week
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Price in € 234 494 740 972 252
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Price per room
Some host families live within walking distance while others can be easily reached by bus.
Price extra night: 39 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
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Homestay
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Breakfast
126 € per week
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Supplement for half board: EUR 10 per day. Some host families live within walking distance from the schools, Others can be easily reached by bus.
Price extra night: 21 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 10 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
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Homestay
Single room, Breakfast
174 € per week
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Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
Some host family live within walking distance from the school while others can be easily reached by bus.
Price extra night: 29 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
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Independent apartment
Single room, No meals
500 € per week
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Utilities and final cleaning not included.
Price extra night: 50 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Shared apartment
Double room, No meals
84 € per week
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Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Double rooms can only be booked by 2 students travelling together. Utilities not included. Consider ca. EUR 10/person/week (without heating) and ca. EUR 18-19/person/ week (including heating, generally from November to mid April)
Price extra night: 14 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment The below prices are maximum prices.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Firenze / Peretola Airport (FLR): for 60 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 25 € to the city center
Pisa / San Giusto - Galileo Galilei International Airport (PSA): for 180 € (one way)
Bologna / Borgo Panigale Airport (BLQ): for 180 € (one way)

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet     3 km
Cooking      
Dancing     0.5 km
Football (soccer)     3 km
Golf     10 km
Horse riding     3 km
Mountainbiking     1 km
Music     0.5 km
Squash     5 km
Swimming     3 km
Table Tennis     3 km
Tennis     3 km
Volleyball     3 km
Yoga      
Examples of social activities
organised by language school:
orientation-tour, guided visits, excursions, evenings in bars, wine-tasting

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.0/5.0 
(25 reviews)
City 4.8/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 3.6/5.0 
Social activities 3.7/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.2/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.7/5.0 
Other 4.0/5.0 
Students liked about Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence, Florence
"The Teachers are very good" - (44 years)
"All the staff of the school helps you a lot, the teachers are great!" - (23 years)
"Its placement in the city of Florence" - (21 years)
"Marco was an excellent teacher who varied the teaching so that we practiced what we were learning in different ways." - (52 years)
"The atmosphere, the teachers, small groups, interesting activities." - (54 years)
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