HY 328. 19th- Century Europe HY 329. 20th- Century Europe HY 350 History of Florence HY 350 History of Modern Italy: From Unification to Present HY 350 History of the Italian Renaissance HY 350 History of the Italian Renaissance (in Italian)
Art History ARH Art History A - Classical Greece to Renaissance ARH Art History B - High Renaissance to 19th century ARH Italian Medieval Art History ARH Early Italian Renaissance - 15th century ARH Early Italian Renaissance - 15th century (in Italian) ARH High Renaissance and Mannerism ARH High Renaissance and Mannerism (in Italian)
History of Architecture ARH Survey of Florentine Architecture ARH History of Renaissance Architecture
Literature LIT 215 Survey of Italian Literature LIT 225 The Age of Dante LIT 325 Contemporary Italian Literature LIT 330 Contemporary Italian Literature (in Italian) LIT 335 Italian Women Writers
Performing Arts EH 310 History of Italian Cinema WL 325 Contemporary Italian Cinema (in Italian)
Rinaldo Romagnoli Founder and President A native of Siena, Italy, Rinaldo Romagnoli founded Istituto Europeo in 1988 with the principle objective of promoting Italian language and culture to international students. As a professor in art and graphics, a publicist, a scholar, and a writer, Rinaldo has immersed himself into the world of museums, publications, cultural centers, and language institutes in Florence, in direct collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has organized various artistic (sculpture, paintings, photography, fashion) and cultural gatherings in the city of Florence.
The first annual gelato festival will be held in Florence from Friday May 28 to Monday May 31, 2010.
The festival hours are 10:00 a.m - 11:00 p.m. May 28th - May 30th and 10:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. May 31st.
The piazzas participating in the event are Piazza SS Annunziata, Piazza San Giovanni, Piazza della Repubblica(Caffe`Giubbe Rosse), Piazza Strozzi, Palazzo Vecchio.
Other gelaterie participating in the event include:
Gelateria Serafino – Piazzetta Salvemini Gelateria Carabè – Piazzetta delle Belle Arti Gelateria Carapina – Piazza de’ Salterelli Gelateria Grom – Via del Campanile Gelateria La Carraia – Lungarno Soderini/Piazza Nazario Sauro Gelateria Perchè No – Via dei Tavolini
Entrance to festival is free. Taste cards can be purchased online or at the "information points" in Piazza SS Annunziata and Piazza S Giovanni di Firenze during the festival or at the bookshop at the tourist office in Piazza della Stazione 4 from May 25 - 31 between 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m. Cards can also be purchased at gelaterias participating in the festival. One taste card costs €1 and five taste cards costs €5.
*Gelato is said to have been first created by Florentine architect and artist Bernardo Buontalenti, for the court of Francesco de' Medici in 1565. In a recent region-wide competition, Tuscan gelato artisans created a gelato flavor called Buontalenti, homage to the Renaissance artist.
Istituto Europeo offers eight different levels of Italian courses ranging from beginner to advanced. Students who have already had some Italian language instruction will be administered a placement test upon arrival in Florence in order to determine the level of Italian in which they will be placed.
IE's teaching method of Italian language, based on the most innovative concepts of language instruction, gives students the opportunity to live the language on all levels and learn its spoken and written usage. Attention is placed both on the correct use of grammar and syntax as well as on the use of everyday language.
Italian language courses offered at Istituto Europeo:
Option I Intensive Italian Option II Italian Language Option I Intensive Italian Option II Italian Language WL 101 Beginning Italian Language WL 102 Beginning Italian Language WL 201 Intermediate Italian Language WL 202 Intermediate Italian Language
In today's competitive global work environment, it is increasingly important to demonstrate international work experience. Interning abroad not only gives individuals international work experience but also provides a highly marketable resume experience.
Istituto Europeo's internship program is dedicated to providing an enriching and enlightening experience as interns achieve international work experience in Florence.
Internships are offered year round and begin on specific dates every month. Applications are due 60 days prior to the start date of the internship.
All placements are tailored to meet the individual's needs, meaning that the internship is based on the length of stay, career field, and the applicant's academic and experiential background. Students have worked as interns at art galleries, soccer camps, hotels, sports facilities, wine production facilities, and fashion institutes.
Istituto Europeo offers internship opportunities in following fields:
Accounting Advertising/Marketing Air and Ocean Transportation Architecture Art Artistic gymnastics Bartending Business Intelligence Claims handling Coaching Communications (Radio, TV, and Film) Concert and Event Coordination Culinary Cultural Management Customer satisfaction Disc Jockey Education Fashion Fashion Merchandising Finance and administration Industry Insurance and Liability Finance Global contract editing Government Graphic Design Handicraft Apprenticeship (Leather, Ceramics, Pottery, Ironwork) Health Care Hospitality (Hotel and Restaurant Management) Information Technology International Business International Education Advising International Logistics Journalism Law Legal Compliance Marketing research Natural stones inlaid work (Florentine Mosaics) Nursing Pharmacology Photography Pre-med Project Management Public Relations Qualtiy control Security Soccer Training Social Services Sports Management Sports Physiotherapy Study Abroad Office Tourism Vending Warehouse Management Web Design Wine Industry
The Music Department at Istituto Europeo, developed for both amateur and professional instrumentalists and singers, offers an intense and stimulating musical environment. The institute organizes monthly concerts, held inside the institute and in prestigious Florentine concert halls.
Music courses offered by Istituto Europeo:
MU 231 History of Italian Music I MU 335G History and Language of Opera MU 476 Special Topics in Music: Libretti of Opera MU 476 Special Topics in Music: Operatic Voice Registers MU 111 Elementary Piano MU 112 Advanced Piano MU 116 Singer’s Diction I MU 117 Singer’s Diction II MU 199 Special Topics in Music: Music of Naples MU 199 Special Topics in Music: Vocal Music Together MU 214 Vocal Technique for Lyrical Singers MU 235 Accompaniment by Piano MU 476 Vocal Music of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Baroque MU 476 Interpretation of Chamber Lyrics Independent Study for Music Specialization
Istituto Europeo was founded in 1988 and is located in the heart of Florence on Via del Parione. Since its inception, Istituto Europeo has specialised in teaching Italian language, art, music, and culture to students from all over the world. The institute offers semester/academic year and summer courses in Italian Language, History, Art, Architecture, Literature, Film, and Music, as well as a variety of internship opportunities with Florentine businesses and organizations.
We are accredited through Jacksonville University and our courses are widely accepted by many U.S. colleges and universities.