Stefania Gavazzi obtained a degree in Foreign Languages from the University of Florence and later specialized in post-graduate studies in teaching Italian as L2 at the University for Foreigners of Siena. She subsequently obtained the Ditals Certificate, level 2, and began teaching. She completed a post-graduate course in Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language at the University for Foreigners of Perugia with a thesis on the teaching of Italian literature to foreigners. She has taught in private schools and language centres in various Italian universities. She has many years’ experience in organizing Italian language courses/L2 for adults: courses in Italian language and culture (from A1 to C2), preparation courses for Celi and Cils certifications and specific language courses in various sectors (legal, economic, humanities, medical-scientific).