Certificate of knowledge of the Italian Language (CELI)

 

Centro Valutazione Certificazioni Linguistiche

 

CELI certificate, issued by Perugia University for Foreigners, within the ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe), is the Italian language passport that is recognized all over the world!

Collina Italiana (CI) is the official center for the CELI examination. Candidates who are interested in taking the exam can register and take their test at our cultural center.

Our school offers group preparation courses and customized private lessons (1/5/10 hours). The study program consists of exam taking techniques through simulations and quick reviews of both grammar and Italian sentence structures.

CELI exam is given in 3 sessions a year (February / June / November). The Perugia University for Foreigners  officially publishes the dates for the examinations every year, in January.

  • Celi 1 (Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • Celi 2 (Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • Celi 3 ( level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • Celi 4 ( level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • Celi 5 ( level C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference)

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

Celi Adolescenti (13-17y)

The Celi adolescenti is an exam for 13 – 17 years old. The exam verifies and officially certifies (through the Perugia University for Foreigners and ALTE: Association of Language Testers in Europe) the student communicative skills in Italian.

The Celi adolescenti takes place once a year (usually in May) and it is divided into the three levels listed below:

  • Celi 1a (Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • Celi 2a (Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • Celi 3a ( level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference)

To see the requirements of any level please click here.

More Information

To inquire about the fee and our preparatory course please contact us by email or at 212.427.7770.

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