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Certifications

 

Certifications

Certification of Italian as a Second Language

The Certification assess competency in Italian as a second language. Exams are for all foreign students, Italian citizens residing abroad (descendents of Italian emigrants) and foreign immigrants in Italy.

No particular academic title is required to take the exam.

The Istituti Italiani di Cultura are authorized for these exams through an agreement that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has entered with the following institutions:

Università per Stranieri di Perugia (CELI – CIC)

Università per Stranieri di Siena (CILS)

Università degli Studi Roma Tre (IT - ele.IT)

Società Dante Alighieri   (PLIDA)

Correspondence of the certification with the Common European Table of Reference

 Università per Stranieri di Perugia Università per Stranieri di
Siena
Università degli Studi di Roma Tre Dante Alighieri
LEVEL C2
Mastery 
CELI 5 CILS Quattro-C2 IT PLIDA C2
LEVEL C1
Proficiency 
CELI4    
CILS Tre-C1 ------ PLIDA C1          
LEVEL B2
Vantage
CELI3 CILS Due B2 ------ PLIDA B2
LEVEL B1 
Threshold
CELI2 CILS Uno B1 ele.IT PLIDA B1
LEVEL A2 
Waystage
CELI1 CILS A2 ------ PLIDA A2
LEVEL A1
Breakthrough
CELI1 CILS A1 ------ PLIDA A1

Please be advised that the exams will take place only if the number of candidates is at least 5.


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