Studying Italian with UNIPV: CILS exam sessions

International Welcome Day 2017

If you are planning to come to our university and you are interested in learning italian our Language Centre has some ideas about it.

They organize italian courses all years for all level of knowledge. UNIPV students can register at a reduced fee. The first one will be in September 2020. More information here:



Learn Italian at the Language Centre

As a UNIPV students you also have free access to their self-learning facilities: textbooks, manuals, self-study language labs, tools for conversational shadowing.

More information and tips here:

Self-study of Italian as a foreign language

Information about the Language centre’s Multimedia Lab here:

Multimedia Lab

The Language Centre is an accredited centre for the CILS examinations.
The CILS Exam (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera, Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language) is a proficiency examination to prove competence in the Italian language. The CILS certificates are official recognitions of the attained level of linguistic competence of Italian as a foreign language. As a certificate of proficiency, the exam can be taken at every level of competence, from beginners to advanced.

Forthcoming CILS exam sessions

Ordinary session for all the CILS levels:
Tuesday, 3 December, 2019*

Enrollment: from 1 to 23 October (4:00 PM)

*Please note that depending on the number of candidates, the oral exam may take place on the following morning (4 december). Please ensure you are available for all the dates during the exam period.

Future sessions:

  • 4 June 2020

More information here: