University language services

The University Language Centre (CLA) caters for curricular as well as specialized language courses for students, lecturers, and the general public. It offers a wide range of international certificates in 5 languages and a number of other language-related opportunities.

The Language Centre (Centro Linguistico – CLA) offers 50 hours Italian language intensive beginners' course in the first and in the second semester for international students with no previous knowledge of the Italian language.
The University Language Centre offers also free 40 hours Italian language courses in the first and in the second semester. These courses usually run from October to December and from February/March to May/June; they are graded in level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and have a final exam.

Classes are offered exclusively to:

  • foreign students enrolled at the University of Macerata (including Postgraduate students);
  • incoming students under EU programmes (Erasmus, Leonardo, etc.);
  • incoming foreign students under ministerial programmes and international cooperation agreements (Marco Polo, Erasmus students and foreign students of the Accademia di Belle Arti of Macerata).

The University Language Centre does not award any credits to foreign students attending Italian language courses and passing the final exam. For information about credit recognition to Erasmus students please contact the International Relations Office (

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

CLA, Centro Linguistico d'Ateneo
Palazzo Compagnoni delle Lune, Via Don Minzoni N° 17
62100 Macerata
Tel. ++ 39 0733 258 6065/6066
Fax ++ 39 0733 258 6057
Opening hours: Monday – Friday from 10.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M.

Ultimo aggiornamento  2019/06/05 19:31:38 GMT+2