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+39 02 8690754

Via Ponte Vetero, 21
20121 Milan MI

+39 028690554


Established in 1986, IL CENTRO is an Italian language and culture school for foreigners in Milan. We understand your goal, meet all your needs and provide the best Italian learning results at the best prices.


Our Italian staff

At Il Centro, our friendly, experienced mother-tongue instructors work hard to make sure that you have an unforgettable experience with us. Their combined experience of language pedagogy/language teaching with understanding the cultural differences between various countries gives them the skills to design Italian lessons with students from different backgrounds.

Our learning method

Our Italian lessons are conducted using the communicative method with a humanistic approach and utilizing materials developed by the school staff.

Our courses

We offer a wide range of courses (in-person and online) designed for people who want to quickly improve their fluency and accuracy in the Italian language. Group and individual, standard and intensive, morning/afternoon/ evening courses, general Italian, special courses in writing, culture, art, music, design, etc…
Our group courses are delivered to small friendly groups of 7-8 students (both on-site and through virtual classrooms ) where you will be able to interact with your teacher and the other people in your class.
Check our upcoming courses: https://scuola-italiano-milano.com/en/upcoming-italian-courses/

Social program

Learning doesn't end when your Italian lessons finish. You can enjoy your time in Milan while practicing the language in a more relaxed manner. We arrange and offer free activities at least once a week for our students – a great way to interact with Italian culture and practise one’s Italian out of the classroom setting. Activities include pronunciation workshops, cookery lessons, and guided tours.

Our services

Our Italian language School is always at your disposal to help you during your course and your journey in Italy. Among the wide range of our services, you might find: personalized and ongoing tutoring, housing assistance, airport transfer, assistance upon your arrival, and assistance in the process of applying and filling in documents for permit of stay (permesso di soggiorno) procedures.

Evaluation and certification of Italian

Our school is an authorized center for PLIDA certification exams (Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri). We also offer courses for students who want to take exams CILS or CELI (Italian certifications developed by the University for Foreigners of Siena and by the University for Foreigners of Perugia). These Italian classes are organized on demand.

IL CENTRO is authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education and is certified in “UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 management system. Our school is a founding member of ASILS, the Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language. Officially recognized by "Ca 'Foscari" University of Venice as a Training Center for future teachers of Italian as a foreign language. Collaborating with the Municipality of Milan. 


Our school is located in the artistic Brera district. Right in the heart of Milan, we are just 5 minutes away from the Milan metro system and just a stone’s throw away from Duomo and La Scala — an ideal choice for those visiting Milan for work, study or pleasure.


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