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Piccola Università Italiana is an authorized examination centre for the most important Italian language examinations and provides students with the possibility to officially assess proficiency and competency in the Italian language at various levels.

There are various language proficiency exams which certify the achieved level of competence in Italian language. These exams are the official Italian language certifications recognizing various levels of language proficiency for foreign speakers of the Italian language, structured into the following language levels:

  • A1
  • A2
  • A2 Immigrazione (for immigration purpose)
  • B1
  • B1 Cittadinanza (for immigration purpose)
  • B2
  • C1
  • C2

In our Italian language schools students may assess their Italian language qualification, since the Piccola Università Italiana is an authorized examination center for various Italian proficiency exams, covering all above mentioned language levels:

In our Campus in Trieste we are authorized to conduct
the Certificate of Italian as a Foreign Language from the University of Siena (CILS) and
the Proficiency certificate of Italian language from the University of Perugia (CELI).

In our Campus in Tropea we are authorized to conduct
the Proficiency certificate of Italian language from the University of Perugia (CELI) and
the Italian Language Diplomas “Firenze” of the Accademia Italiana di Lingua (AIL).

These certificates for Italian as a foreign language are recognised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the examinations for these certificates are several times a year. Our examination preparation course can either be booked as an Italian intensive course or as private Italian lessons.

CILS: Exam schedule 2020 | Location: Trieste

February 20B1 Cittadinanza€100,00
April 23A2€40,00
B1 Cittadinanza€100,00
B1 Adolescenti€70,00
June 04All levels
July 23A2€40,00
B1 Cittadinanza€100,00
October 22A2€40,00
B1 Cittadinanza€100,00
December 03All levels


Date of examType of certificate and levelInscription Deadline
16 FebruaryA2 immigrati, B1 cittadinanza11 January
08 MarchA1, A2, B1, B21 February
11 MayA2 immigrati, B1 cittadinanza5 April
22 JuneA1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C217 May
20 JulyA2 immigrati, B1 cittadinanza18 June
21 SeptemberA2 immigrati, B1 cittadinanza17 August
22 NovemberAll levels and types of certificates15 October