Our General Director
" Welcome to Accademia Italiana Salerno
Since 1997, Accademia Italiana has been offering students a challenging and inspiring educational experience of language and culture in Salerno.
Our students are international, coming from over 30 countries. Classes are small and highly personable, where participants improve their language skills and get an amazing training in this uniquely historic setting.
Salerno, with its great location between Amalfi Coast (a treasure of UNESCO heritage) and Cilento is the ideal place to experience the authentic Italian culture and enjoy the authentic local Italian life.
I would be delighted to introduce you to Accademia Italiana and welcome you for a lifetime experience. Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org . Our school will meet and exceed your expectations. I look forward to welcoming you in Salerno".
Francesca Romana Memoli
President and Founder
Francesca Romana Memoli received a Master Degree in Foreign Languages (cum laude) and an Executive Master in Business Administration. In 2021 she successfully completed the Course in Competitive strategy and Innovation at the London School of Economics and Political Science - London (UK). She speaks English, French and Russian fluently. Upon completion of her studies, she moved to St. Petersburg and Paris first and to Florence and Rome later, where she worked as a teacher of Italian L2/FL. Her passion for foreign languages and her interest in different cultures led her to found Accademia Italiana in Salerno, her native town, in 1997. Since then she has committed herself to increase the welfare of her Institution and to promote the Italian language and culture abroad in more than 30 countries, thus welcoming more than 900 hundred students every year.
Nowadays, Accademia Italiana has achieved the goal to be one of the most accredited institutions in Italy. It has several partnerships with International Universities and high schools in all over USA and Europe for study abroad programs.
In 2008 she has been elected as a member of the Executive Board of ASILS (National Association of Schools of Italian Language) and in 2011 she was elected as President (from 2011 to 2019). From 2010 to 2012 she has been member of the Strategic Working Group of IALC, International Association of Language Centres, and in 2012 she has been nominated member of Quality Assurance Committee. At present she is member of Marketing Committee and Hybrid Teaching Working Group of the Association.