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Corsi Per Stranieri


Corsi Per Stranieri

Courses of Italian Language and Culture offered by Italian Universities:



Courses for foreigners in Italian language, culture and various disciplines

You can consult the list of schools, centres, academies offering courses in many subjects mainly intended for foreign students.
The guide is divided into sections according to regions/cities/typology. Once you have selected your courses, you will see that the menus are standard, such as “Lingua italiana”, “Design”, “Musica”, “Canto”, and you are referred to the web site of the schools to locate the course of your choice.
These web sites show the schools teaching specifically the Italian language to foreigners and those combining the language with other disciplines - arts, fashion, design, cooking…

Some schools have been awarded special recognition for their reliability and high standards of teaching by MUIR (following an inspection of the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research).

You can verify from a school web site if they are linked to Associations responsible for quality control and assistance:

at a national level: 
ASILS (Association of Schools of Italian as a second Language) 
AIL (Italian Language Academy)

Italian in Italy (Association of Schools of Italian as a second Language)

at an international level: 
FIYTO (Federation of International Youth Travel Organizations) 
ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organizations) 
IALC (International Association of Language Centres) 
TANDEM (International Network of Quality Language Institutes) 
EAQUALS (The European Association for Quality Language Services) 
IHWO (International House World Organization)

It is also important to know whether the schools are recognized as Training Centres and are qualified to award Certifications of knowledge of Italian Language ..

You are advised, when dealing with schools not responding to the above requisites, to check on their web site the following information:
Cost of the courses (prices, deposits, refunds in the event of cancellations)
Venue of the courses (building, classrooms, infrastructures, technical equipment)
Type of accommodation offered (costs and location)
Teaching staff qualifications (degrees and c.v.)
Teaching material