Koinè: il piacere di imparare l'Italiano

Koinè in Florence
Koinè Center – one of the longest estabilished Italian language schools in Italy, founded in Florence in 1980 – offers a unique approach to Italian language learning. Flexible, varied, and effective, our classes and afternoon cultural activities are specifically designed to teach Italian in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. High quality teaching and a communicative teaching method developed through an intense, in depth-research carried out by the staff are our trademarks.

Our courses

Do you study Italian for personal interest, for fun, or for professional reasons? Koinè accompanies you to the achievement of your goals along a proven path to discovering the Italian language and culture.

Italian courses

Courses for teachers

If you are a teacher and want to receive new inputs for your profession, keep up to date with the most recent teaching methods, or let your students live the experience of a study stay in Italy, Koinè offers specific courses designed specifically for you.

For teachers

Koinè Experiences

Living is learning

Koinè experiences, which are in most cases built up around the basis of a standard course in the mornings, and supplemented by a range additional activities of your choosing, offer you the opportunity to discover our country and traditions, whilst practicing the language different Italian cultural contexts.

Choose your experience!

Create your experience

Are you undecided and do not know where to start? Do you like art, food and wine, photography, nature, or are you aiming at a rapid improvement of the Italian language? Follow the path designed according to your preferences and find out what experience is more suitable for you.

Discover your journey


Cook with an Italian mum, taste wines on the Tuscan hills, attend art classes with renowned local artists.


We know that an important part of your stay is a comfortable and friendly accommodation. We want you to be happy where you are living, so that you can study well and enjoy your stay. This is why, on request, Koinè Center offers a  free of charge accommodation booking service for the duration of your italian language course.

When you book your course, please choose the type of accommodation you desire and we will be glad to arrange it: host family (with/without meals, with/without the use of the kitchen facilities), shared apartment, independent apartment, B&B or hotel room.

Accommodation is at students' disposal from the Sunday before the beginning of your Italian course until the Saturday morning following the end of the course. Should you choose the homestay (with families or single persons or shared apartment), we will be pleased to confirm your booking asap and then send the accommodation details at least 7 days before the course starting date. We highly recommend this type of arrangement, as it provides further opportunities for practising the Italian language outside the school and an unique insight into the Italian way of life. Your “host” can be a single, an older couple or a young couple with children.

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