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The Language Centre (CLA) of the University of Macerata offers international students Italian language courses at different levels in the first and second semester.

Classes are offered exclusively to: foreign students enrolled at the University of Macerata (including Postgraduate students); incoming students under EU programmes (Erasmus + etc.); incoming foreign students under ministerial programmes and international cooperation agreements (Marco Polo, etc.);

Courses usually run from September to December and from January to May; they are graded in level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and have a final exam.

Access to Italian as a foreign language courses (L2/LS) for international students a.a. 2017-2018 UPDATED 11/22/2017

Tutorial repository International Students Registration

Timetable February-May Courses II semester a.a. 2017-2018_updated 02/13/2018

Italian courses will be held in Classroom Viola 2 Polo Pantaleoni,  via Pescheria Vecchia.

Please note: To be admitted to the final qualification test you need to have attended at least 75% of total class time, that is No. 38 hours out of the 50-hour intensive course classes (absolute beginners) and No. 30 hours out of the 40-hour above-A1 course classes.

Passing the Lingua Italiana L2/LS test at A1, A2 or B1 level is worth 1 ECTS credit. Passing the Lingua Italiana L2/LS test at B2, C1 or C2 level is worth 3 ECTS credits.


A language-learning software program is provided to all Italian-language students in the 2.2 multimedia classroom, at the Polo Pantaleoni (Via della Pescheria Vecchia, 2). The multimedia room is open from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., and it is closed on Saturday. For further details, please contact Silvia Fortuna at,tel. 0733 258 3999


Certificate of Italian Language knowledge (in partnership with the University for Foreigners of Perugia) Please use the menu (Certification) for more details.