Fondazione Hallgarten – Franchetti Centro Studi Villa Montesca (Italy)
Fondazione Centro Studi Villa Montesca is an education vocational training centre. It develops innovative cultural and educative initiatives and offers a broad spectrum of multi-disciplinary research expertise and training activities, closely linked to the dynamics of a European space for professional training, education, cultural and local development.
The Centro Studi offers post-secondary education, postgraduate and professional updating innovative courses aimed for the European labour market which prepare specialised profiles in the fields of Communication and New Media, Energy and Environment, Cultural Heritage, etc. Special care has been taken in designing courses for Higher Education, teacher training and Adult Education all based on the LifeLong Learning (LLL) method and the academic legacy of the Centro Studi.
The Centre has an international reputation for excellence in research and training on local, regional and European level in: management, training for trainers, ICT, development of web platforms and IT tools addressed to the education, cultural development, the job, business and employment sectors. Centro Studi has a key role in the field of education and culture, in the national management of interdisciplinary research and training; in the field of international research and vocational training, especially because the Centre has established a school and University networks and has advanced partnerships with many institutions to promote and implement European and international projects.