The Centres

The Accademia della Crusca is concerned with Italian language in all its cognitive, cultural and social aspects, in the historical and current situation of Italy within the framework of European multilingualism and worldwide communication.
The institutional activity of the Accademia della Crusca is primarily directed towards scientific research on Italian language and towards the training of young researchers. The scientific activity is generally connected, with the fundamental support of the Library and the Archive, with the four following research Centres:

Each research Centre, with the frequent help of external collaborators, is under the direction of one Academician, elected by the College of Academicians, that has to report, yearly, the activity of the Centre to the College.

    Notices by Crusca


    • The Piazza aims at the preservation and at carrying out activities for the promotion of multilingualism in the European Union; 2007-ongoing.

    • Digital integrated archive of didactic materials, iconographic and multimedia texts and documentation for the divulgation of  Italian linguistic and historical-cultural heritage, with special regard to the second and third generation Italians abroad; project FIRB; 2009-2013.

    • Creation of Il Vocabolario del fiorentino contemporaneo (Dictionary of Contemporary Florentine Language): project financed by Regione Toscana and Comune di Firenze (first three-year period) and by Federico del Vecchio Bank - Banca Etruria group (second three-year period); 1994-1996/2011-2013.

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