Founded in 1986, Centro Studi Italiani is the first school for foreigners in the Marche Region and one of the most respected institutions of its type in the world. Ever since its foundation, the school has provided Italian language and culture classes to more than 10,000 students from all over the world.
Centro Studi Italiani offers all levels of Italian courses for every student, from grammar and conversation classes for the absolute beginner to literature courses for the extremely advanced. The programs are therefore flexible, adaptable, varied, rich and unique. Classes are intentionally small to allow students to best relate to each other while enjoying personalized and individual attention from faculty.
Centro Studi Italiani has gained an international reputation with its preparatory language courses for students wishing to access higher education in Italy.
Each week the school organizes cultural excursions to exquisite destinations of high artistic interest and natural beauty around Italy (Urbino, Gubbio, Florence, Siena, Assisi, Verona, Venice etc).
Housing is available in comfortable fully furnished apartments or with host families.
Centro Studi Italiani has built an educational network with the following Italian universities, Academies of Fine Arts and music conservatories:
Polytechnic of the Marche
All the above institutions officially recognize the high standard teaching quality of Centro Studi Italiani and all accept its certification when students register.
Centro Studi Italiani is also an examination center for the certification L2 of the Università per Stranieri di Perugia ‘CELI’, Società Dante Alighieri ‘PLIDA’ and the ‘DELI’, ‘DILI’, ‘DALI’, ‘DALC’ of the Accademia Italiana di Lingua (A.I.L.) of Florence.
Centro Studi Italiani is an education center accredited by the Marche Region D.G.R. N° 62 of 17/01/2001 and D.G.R. N° 2164 of 18/09/2001. Centro Studi Italiani is also officially recognised by the Marche Region.
Centro Studi Opera Festival is officially recognised by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and by the Province of Pesaro and Urbino.