Why choose Study Abroad?
More competent professionals, more resilient and well integrated in a global network: this is who international students are. Deciding to tackle a study abroad course is an unparalleled educational experience, but there is more. Confronting the subjects we study in another language, with another culture and in another country is a once in lifetime opportunity for inner growth.Add a comment
The 500th anniversary of Caterina de' Medici
From site "firenzetoday"
Caterina de 'Medici was born in Florence on April 13, 1519, daughter of Lorenzo de' Medici Duke of Urbino and Caterina Maria Romula de 'Medici, and future queen of France. In her honor, the city is literally invaded by events, exhibitions, installations and performances not to be missed!Add a comment
Italian is the fourth most studied language in the world
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Art, literature, and architecture are the fields for which Italy is traditionally known throughout the world. A city of beauty par excellence, Florence is one of the top destinations chosen by international students, especially Americans, who last year were more than 15 thousand to arrive in the Tuscan capital. However, that's not all: in fact, the Italian language is among the most studied in the world. . Let's find out why.
Leonardo's 500th Anniversary - Exposition of the Codex Atlanticus at Palazzo Vecchio
Twelve autographed drawings of Leonardo are arriving to Florence: the celebrations of the five hundredth anniversary of one of the most brilliant minds in the entire history of humanity are not stopping. Starting Friday, March 29, they continue with the exhibition in the Sala dei Gigli of Palazzo Vecchio of the Codex Atlanticus, on loan for the first time from the Ambrosian Library in Milan.Add a comment
The question of language
"Si tuscanas examinemus loquelas non restat in dubio quin aliud sit vulgare quod querimus quam quod actingit populus Toscanorum". It is Dante, in his "De vulgari eloquentia" speaking, the father of the Italian language, reflecting on the illustrious vernacular as a linguistic model for Italian, stating, "if we examine the Tuscan dialects there is no doubt that the vulgar we seek is that to which the Tuscan people draw from”.Add a comment