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Certifications

 

Certifications

Italian citizenship application exam

On December 4, 2018 the Law of December 1, 2018, no. 132 came into effect.

According to this law, those having the requisites to apply for Italian citizenship must also demonstrate that they possess a knowledge of the Italian language no lower than level B1 of the Common Framework of Reference for the knowledge of languages ​​through:

- a diploma awarded by a public or equivalent educational institution, or

- a certification issued by a certifying body.

Currently, the certification bodies recognized and belonging to the CLIQ unified certification system (Italian Language Quality Certification), are:

- the University for Foreigners of Siena

- the University for Foreigners of Perugia

- the Roma Tre University

- The Dante Alighieri Society.

To obtain this certification in South Africa and for assistance to learn Italian you can contact the Dante Alighieri Society Committees in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg, or contact this Institute.

At the address http://www.radiodante.it/esercizi/esercizi.php you can check for free the knowledge of your Italian.

 

Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language 


The Certificates of Italian are titles attesting the degree of communication skills in Italian as a Foreign Language. Potential recipients include foreign citizens, Italian citizens residing abroad (of Italian origin), and foreign immigrants in Italy.

No previous degree is required to take the exams.

For the administration of the exams through the Italian Culture Institutes, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has signed agreements with the following institutions:

Università per Stranieri di Perugia (CELI – CIC)

Università per Stranieri di Siena  (CILS)

Università degli Studi Roma Tre  (IT - ele.IT)

Società Dante Alighieri (PLIDA)

The certifications are consistent with the parameters set by the European Union’s Framework of Reference for Languages.

 Università per Stranieri di Perugia Università per Stranieri di
Siena
Università degli Studi di Roma Tre Dante Alighieri
LEVEL C2
Padronanza
CELI 5 CILS Quattro-C2 IT PLIDA C2
LEVEL C1
Efficacia
CELI4    
CILS Tre-C1 ------ PLIDA C1          
LEVEL B2
Progresso
CELI3 CILS Due B2 ------ PLIDA B2
LEVEL B1
Soglia
CELI2 CILS Uno B1 ele.IT PLIDA B1
LEVEL A2
Sopravvivenza
CELI1 CILS A2 ------ PLIDA A2
LEVEL A1
Contatto
CELI1 CILS A1 ------ PLIDA A1

 


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