Centro Studi Italiani

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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 15,000 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 education network with the following Italian universities, fine arts academies and music conservatories:


Polytechnic of the Marche
University of Camerino
University of Chieti-Pescara
University of Ferrara
University of Milano-Bicocca
University of Italian Switzerland
University of Naples
University IUAV – Venice
European University of Rome
Fine Arts Academy of Macerata
Fine Arts Academy of Urbino
Accademia del Lusso of Milan
New Fine Arts Academy of Milan (NABA)
Domus Academy of Milan
Music Institute ‘L. Boccherini’ of Lucca
Music Insitute ‘Vecchi Tonelli’ of Modena
Music Institute ‘ Fondazione Scuole Civiche ‘ of Milan

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All the above institutions officially recognize the high standard teaching quality of Centro Studi Italiani and all accept its certification when students register.




– Università per Stranieri of Perugia (CELI)

– Dante Alighieri Society (PLIDA)

– A.I.L. Accademia Italiana di Lingua (‘Firenze’ Diplomas: DELI, DILI, DALI, DALC)





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 Opera Festival is officially recognised by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and by the Province of Pesaro and Urbino.