CILS Certification

Italian Institute and Foreign Universities of Siena: Certification CILS

CILS is the Certificate of knowledge of the Italian Language, acknowledged by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, of Education, Universities and Research, of a non-native speaker.

In particular, CILS certification is a recognised certification that attests the degree of linguistic-communicative knowledge and the ability to use the Italian Language.

Istituto Italiano, an ancient language school based in Florence known throughout the world, uses the memorandum of understanding with Roma Tre Univestity.

Istituto Italiano is indeed the CELI exam headquarters for city of Florence both for foreign students and for those who already live in Italy and need the certification of the Italian language knowledge for the Integration in Italy.

The CILS certifications issued by Istituto Italiano are valid throughout the World.

For anyone who wants to apply for the CILS exam, we suggest you to register to our combined courses: “A” and “B”. Indeed, with these courses, during the afternoon classes you have the opportunity to test yourself with exam simulations and tests.

CILS certification adopts the system of competence levels, proposed by CEFR – Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Certificates can be spent on work and study.

At the end of a course of at least 2/4 weeks, the student may, depending on the required level, gain access to written and oral tests for the CILS certification achievement: an officially recognised certification attesting the degree of linguistic – communicative competence in Italian.

Exam sessions are held in Florence exclusively for the city of Florence in our Calamandrei Institute, recognized by the MIUR (Ministry of Education University and Research) with the UNISTRASI Intention Protocol and following the calendars of the University for Foreigners of Siena.

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