Schedule and rates

Next sessions (CELI 1-2-3-4-5):

  • Monday, November 18th

TIME: 8:30 – 1:00 pm

LOCATION: 1556 Third Avenue @87th Street, Suite 603

Students will be required to exercise the 4 language abilities:

  • Reading and writing,
  • Listening,
  • Speaking.

They will develop their analytical, communicative, morphosyntactic and meta-linguistic abilities. Preparation group courses consist of either 5-2-hour classes or 10-2-hour classes.

B1 EXAM for citizenship:

Beginner course: Wednesday, 8:30am to 10:30am.

                                 Saturday, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Intermediate course: Thursday, 8:30am to 10:30am.

We offer private classes on- and off-site (flexible schedule).

Please inquire about next session here.

Preparation Course to the CELI
5-2-hour Group Classes     $250
10-2-hour Group Classes     $500
Private Classes:

5 hours

10 hours

15 hours

20 hours


Exam Fee









Please find below the link for the exam’s structure and requirements:


CELI exam fee:  $250 (non- refundable).


The exam is assessed directly by the University of Perugia.

The University will inform you if it has been passed or failed.

If a section of the examination has been failed, you are given the opportunity to rewrite that section.

There fee for the partial exam is prorated, $200 (non-refundable).


What’s New?

  • ‘ADULTS’ Fall Session 2019

    Adults: FALL 2019 Italian Classes – Grammar and Conversation: 10-2-hour classes  $480 Note: Language classes may be started mid-session or at other times not listed on the schedule. Please inquire (212) 427-7770 or email for more …Read More »
  • ‘ADULTS’ Summer Session 2019

    Adults: SUMMER 2019 Grammar and Conversation: 10-2-hour classes  $480 8-2-hour classes    $390 6-2-hour classes    $290 Note: Language classes may be started mid-session or at other times not listed on …Read More »
  • ‘KIDS’ After-school program: SESSION 2019/2020

    GIROTONDO This year-round kids’ program offers comprehensive language learning and hands-on instruction in the arts to children from ages 2-3 / 4-5 / 6-8 / 9+. In Girotondo (“Circle”) an …Read More »
  • CELI – Italian Certification for Citizenship

    Session: November 18 *Deadline is one month prior to the exam. PREPARATION CLASSES: 5 hours private classes: $425 10 hours private classes: $800 15 hours private classes: $1,125 20 hours …Read More »
  • ITALIAN SUMMER Mini Camp 2019

    Summer Camp #1: June 11 – July 18 Summer Camp #2: August 6 – August 22 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE (Please find below the options we will be offering for …Read More »

Placement Exam

Click here to complete your Italian language placement exam.

Locations & Contact

Collina Italiana