Italian Academy school, founded in 1984, specialises in teaching Italian, is fully authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education and is an official examination center for the CELI and CILS examinations.
The Italian Academy is located in the heart of Siracusa, next to the archaeological museum and park, within a short walking distance of the main shopping streets of the city, the island of Ortygia and the beach.
The main building is a historic villa surrounded by a lush botanical garden. All conditions for studying are created for students - cozy and fully equipped classrooms, a media center and a computer class. Free Internet access is available.
The teaching method used in the school is communicative, focusing particularly on developing the student’s ability to express themselves and understand others in Italian. The materials used in classes are up-to-date and carefully selected by the team of qualified and motivated teachers who are always ready to help and answer any question.
Courses are held for students with all levels of language proficiency, from beginner to advanced. Groups are available all year round.
The Italian Academy offers a wide range of courses: general Italian courses, theme courses (Italian cuisine and wine), CILS and DITALS exam preparation courses, etc. Every week the school organizes free cultural events where students have an opportunity to practise their Italian in an informal and friendly setting.