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

  • November 19th, 2018

Our preparation course consists of either 8-2-hour classes on Saturdays (2:00 – 4:00 pm) or private classes (flexible schedule).

Students will be required to exercise the 4 language abilities:listening, speaking, reading, writing. They will develop their analytical, communicative, morphosyntactic and meta-linguistic abilities. The student will be also offered 1 hour of private tutoring right before the exam.


Preparation Course to the CELI
8 weeks
8-2-hour group classes
1 hour Private Tutoring
Exam Fee
(Enrollment fee included)
8-2-hour private classes
1 hour Private Tutoring
Exam Fee
(Enrollment fee included)
+ EXTRA 10-hour private classes
$700 (instead of $800)


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


CELI exam fee:  $210 + $80 enrollment (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. The rewrite may be taken in any officially recognized CELI Exam Center. There fee for the exam is prorated.




What’s New?

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Placement Exam

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