Founded by a group of artists who graduated from the Art Academy
of Florence, Accademia d’Arte AD’A, offers courses
in art and culture for a wide variety of students, both foreign
and Italian, who are interested in understanding and, or, deepening
their knowledge of specific artistic disciplines.
Accademia d’Arte AD’A is open year-round and is
located in the historic center of Florence which is home to many
important museums and a place of study for artists from all over
The courses are composed of lectures by visiting artists, museum
visits and lessons taught by professional artists. The faculty
of Accademia d’Arte AD’A strive to facilitate the
comprehension and insertion of students into the variegated art
The length of the courses vary and is determined by the possible
length of stay of the students interested in specific programs.
In addition to its academic curriculum, the Accademia d’Arte
AD’A offers services which are especially helpful for foreign
students including various types of housing arrangements, an extracurricular
program with both cultural and recreational activities and other
services to ensure that the students’ period of study is
both interesting and profitable.