The Accademia Lingua Italiana Assisi was founded by Angelo Chiuchiù in 1993. The centre is open all year round to receive students, scholars, and professionals from all over the world. Important universities, as well as numerous bodies and companies, have entrusted the study and development of the Italian language in Italy to the courses held at the Accademia. The teachers use the multimedia method In Italiano and Italiano in of which Angelo Chiuchiù is a co-author. All the Academy’s teachers have a university education and have received teacher training at the Accademia Lingua Italiana Assisi. The Academy’s staff, coordinated by Gaia Chiuchiù and Angelo Chiuchiù, are at present working on the outline of a course entitled Arte e Metodo. Since 1997 Gaia has been director and coordinator of the English courses and since 2000 Lorenzo Chiuchiù has directed and coordinated the creative writing courses. Since 2000 all the Academy’s courses have been under the patronage of the Regional Council of Umbria and Council of Assisi. In 2002 the Academy was recognized by the Ministry of Education and since 2008 has a partnership agreement with the University of the Pacific, Elon University and Neumann University. Since 2000 the Accademia has got an agreement with the Università per Stranieri di Siena which recognizes credits and courses.