CELI Adulti - Italian Certification Exam

The CELI exam officially certifies your Italian skills.

Celi Adulti

Are you learning Italian and would like to obtain an official language certificate?

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

The exam verifies and officially certifies ones Italian skills: speaking, listening, comprehension, writing, vocabulary and grammar.

Collina Italiana offers the CELI exam for levels: 

  • Celi 1 – Level A2
  • Celi 2 – Level B1
  • Celi 3 – Level B2
  • Celi 4 – Level C1

The Celi 2 – Level B1 is required to apply for Italian Citizenship through marriage.

This certification is also valid for admission of foreigners to Italian Universities: CELI 3 – Level B2 is usually required.

The Celi Adulti exam is given 3 times a year worldwide: in March, June and November.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: 40 days prior to the exam.

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

RESULTS: Within 2/4 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.