CELI Certification Prep and Exams

Learn from the official center for the CELI examination 

Prepare and take your exam at Collina Italiana!

CELI certification is the Italian language passport that is recognized all over the world! 

Certificates issued by Perugia University for Foreigners are the only Italian linguistic certificates included in ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe). They are comparable per level with the most important language certificates granted by European institutions belonging to ALTE and comply with the learning objectives specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Collina Italian is the official center for the CELI examination.

We offer group preparation courses as well as customized private lessons.

The study program consists of exam-taking techniques through simulations and reviews of grammar, sentence structures and vocabulary.

Celi Adult

The CELI exam is given 3 times a year in February, June and November.

  • Celi 1 (Level A2)
  • Celi 2 (Level B1—and B1 for citizenship through marriage)
  • Celi 3 ( level B2)
  • Celi 4 (Level C1)
  • Celi 5 (Level C2)

The CELI certification is also valid for admission of foreigners to Italian Universities (CELI 3 level required).

Celi Adolescenti

This is the exam for 12 – 18 years old. The exam verifies and officially certifies ones Italian skills, through the Perugia University for Foreigners.

The Celi adolescenti takes place once a year and it is divided into the three levels:

  • Celi 1a (Level A2)
  • Celi 2a (Level B1)
  • Celi 3a (Level B2)