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Diploma in visual art


The students who successfully accomplish the Three-Year Diploma Program are awarded a private institutional diploma in Visual Arts of European standard. This course is an intensive highly customized and personalized sequences of progressive learning, where the student receives an applied knowledge training in small student groups.


The course is suitable for people with the minimum of initial preparation since it is designed to take a student from zero to a hundred, providing the KNOWLEDGE, TECHNIQUE, and development of PERSONAL ARTISTIC STYLE and refined art taste. 

During the course of the three years, the students build the strongest PORTFOLIO which enables them to choose from a variety of career options such as illustration, animation, design, drawing in architecture, portraitist, fashion designer&draftsman, and many other careers paths in the world of Visual Arts. ​

 Three-Year Diploma Program



02 October 2023 - 07 June 2024



05 February 2024  - 19 July 2024



02 April 2024  - 27 September 2024

*with 1 month break in August

For the full information about the tuition fees, deadlines and policies please follow the link:


Additional Information


Only in the first year of the Three-Year program, the students have the option of joining either from the Fall Enrollment or from Winter Enrollment. In the following two years, the studies always begin from the Fall. 


To earn a diploma, accredited by the Tuscany Region it is mandatory to demonstrate the  Certificate of level B1 in the Italian language and to complete the rest of necessary requirements such as attendance during the lessons, minimum grade threshold, etc. 

All subjects are taught in English. 

We encourage students to meet tuition payment deadlines. However, applications entering pass the deadline will be considered as long as space is available. An additional charge will be applied to the "Late enrollment" tuition payments. 

Full-time students (enrolled in a program of a minimum length of one year) are entitled to 50 % discount for any workshop or evening course.

The Florence Classical Arts Academy reserves the right to make changes in schedule, teaching staff or studio location when necessary.

Tuition Fee:   

Early Bird enrollment: 12.000 euro (deadline 15/03/2023)

Standard enrollment: 13.200 euro (deadline 15/06/2023)