Istituto Italiano Scuola (IIS) is a San Francisco non-profit that promotes Italian language and culture in the Bay Area via special events, workshops and Italian language courses.
From the very first class, we provide students with the optimal environment to learn Italian, using an immersion method that is both effective and fun.
Instructors are all native Italian speakers and hold degrees from Italian universities, fully immersing students in Italian language and culture.
IIS is the only Italian school in San Francisco affiliated with the Italian Cultural Institute, the arm of the Italian government dedicated to promoting Italian language and culture abroad.
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The Istituto Italiano Scuola (IIS) is an outpost of Italian language and culture in downtown San Francisco. As the only school affiliated with the San Francisco Italian Cultural Institute, our mission is to provide the highest quality language instruction in the Bay Area. We offer over 30 Italian language classes and workshops each term. Find the best class for you and Register now.
Istituto Italiano Scuola is pleased to invite you to celebrate our new location in Opera Plaza in the Italian tradition of gathering with friends and family over an aperitivo. Join us for a lovely afternoon on Sunday, May 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Piazza. Sip spumante, vino rosso, vino bianco and sample delicious Italian appetizers while listening to live popular Italian music. The celebration is also a fundraiser to help the Istituto Italiano Scuola grow and thrive. Bid on great items and try your luck with raffle tickets.
Event tickets and raffle tickets are now available on Eventbrite. If you prefer to pay by check, click here.