Italian Language Certificates

When you arrive in Turin and during your stay in Piedmont, it is possible to get one of the following Italian Language Certificates:

CILS - Certificate of Italian as a second language

CILS is a general Italian certificate assessing the level of competence the student reached in Italian language. The certificate is awarded by the Università per Stranieri di Siena and it is legally recognized as an official certification of linguistic communicative competence. 

CELI - Certificate of Italian Language knowledge

CELI is a general Italian certificate assessing language knowledge and skills that can be useful for working and studying in Italy and it is officially recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research MIUR.
According to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), CELI is divided into 6 levels, and there are three exam sessions each year in March, June and November.

For further details, please refer to CVCL Centro Valutazione Certificazioni Linguistiche of the Università per Stranieri di Perugia.

At the University of Turin, it is possible to take the CELI at CLA; for enrolments, please refer to CLA website.