This site uses cookies to provide a better experience. Continuing navigation accept the use of cookies by us OK

Why study Italian at the IIC Melbourne?


Why study Italian at the IIC Melbourne?

italian language and culture courses italian cultural institute

Students choose the IIC Melbourne to study Italian because:

  • Our Italian language courses are structured according to the Common European Framework of Reference.

  • The IIC Melbourne is one of the 83 Italian Government Cultural Offices throughout the world which operate under the directorship of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome, with the purpose of promoting Italian language and culture abroad.

  • The IIC Melbourne offers thematic language courses that open the doors to Italian culture: conversation, literature, culture, art history, reading workshops and preparation courses for the CILS exam.

  • Lessons are given by professionally qualified mother tongue teachers. The pedagogical, communicative and dynamic approach facilitates the development of oral and written skills in a group work context.

  • Students come into contact with a culturally stimulating environment and teaching takes place in small groups, from 6 to 14 students maximum per class.

  • Students can benefit from various scholarships offered by a number of Italian language schools in Italy (if available).

  • Students of the IIC Melbourne have free access to the Institute's "Eugenio Montale" library and media resources.

  • Students of the IIC Melbourne can receive information and invitations relating to the numerous cultural events organized by the Institute.

  • The Institute offers online courses to reach all of its territory of jurisdiction.

  • The Institute is a CILS examination center (Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language), a certification issued by the University for Foreigners of Siena, and internationally recognized.

The calendar of Italian language courses organized by the Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne will be available soon.

The next Term will start on August 16, 2021.