Italian, Art, Painting and Sculpture

Drawing, painting, nude studies, sculpture, engraving


Italian Style: language and art immersion July 2017

in collaboration with RUFA (Rome University of Fine Arts)


Program dates


2 weeks, July 3. through July 14., 2017

58 lessons (40 Italian language classes + 18 drawing and painting lessons)




Italian language course: Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 12:30

Nude studies: Saturday, 14:30 to 17:30

Drawing and painting: Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00 and Saturday, 10:00 to 13:00

Language of instruction: Italian and English

Art instructor:  Prof. Fabrizio Dell'Arno, Rome University of Fine Arts



'Language and Art Immersion' is an opportunity for language students at the Torre di Babele in Rome to experience Italian art and culture by participating in studio workshops dedicated to nude studies, drawing and painting. The 18-hour studio program is divided into 6 sessions, 3 hours each. The themes of the sessions are inspired by Italian culture today, as experienced through contemporary art, popular music and tourism.

Language of instruction: Italian and English

Art instructor:  Prof. Fabrizio Dell'Arno, Rome University of Fine Arts

Prerequisites: there are no prerequisites for participation in the program. The course is designed for those with varied levels of experience, including beginners with no background in drawing and painting.

RUFA - Rome University of Fine Arts

Via Benaco, 2 - 00199 Roma - Italia

Tel./Fax +39 06 85865917

A certificate of attendance will be furnished at the end of the course.       

Italian language course

The Italian language course is offered at all levels, beginner through advanced, 4 lessons daily. Classes are made up of a maximum of 12 students from countries around the world. Particular emphasis is given to conversation skills, allowing students to express themselves and interact in Italian from the very first day.



Accommodations are available in single or double rooms in private apartments with local residents (singles, couples, some families). Bath and kitchen are shared. All apartments are centrally located within easy access to public transportation. Arrival and check in for accommodations is the Sunday before the first day of the course and departure is on Saturday following the end of the course.


Cultural program

Throughout the course, participants are involved in a rich and varied cultural experience offered through the Torre di Babele Italian language school. The cultural program is free of charge, other than expenses for food, drinks, transportation and entrance to performances, museums and architectural sites.


Course price

Italian Language + Art Studio: Total cost 800 euros. Includes 40 Italian language lessons, textbook and cultural program, plus 18 hours nude studies, drawing and painting.

Accommodations: Total for 2 weeks per person - Single room 300 €; Double room 205 €.


For more information about our course offerings please contact us.