CELI A - Adolescenti

This exam is the official Italian language test for 12-18 years old

Celi A - Adolescents

The CELI A – Adolescenti (Adolescents) exam is a certified language test issued by the University of Foreigners of Perugia through ALTE  – Association of Language Testers in Europe.

This exam is for students ages 12 – 18. It verifies and officially certifies ones Italian skills: speaking, listening, comprehension, writing, vocabulary and grammar. Each Level consists of 4 or 5 sections and may take from 3 to 5 hours.

Collina Italiana offers the CELI A exam for levels:

  • Celi 1a – Level A2
  • Celi 2a – Level B1
  • Celi 3a – Level B2 
The Celi A takes place once a year worldwide, in May. The test takes place in-person, at Collina Italiana.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: 40 days prior to the exam.

FEE: $230 – ($175 exam fee + Language Center fee).

RESULTS: Within 3/4 months from the exam. The University will post the results on the Student Portal.

CERTIFICATE: The University will mail the certificate to the Language Center. The Center will contanct the students once the Certificate is available for pick up.

EXPIRATION: The Celi Certificate does not expire.

CLASSES IN PREPARATION FOR THE EXAM: Options and packages here.

For more information about levels, structure and requisites visit The University for Foreigners of Perugia website