The school

Italian Courses


CiaoItaly opened in Turin in 2008 as a language school specialising in teaching the Italian language and culture to foreigners

It is a member of the following sector associations: ASILS, AIL, Eduitalia, moreover is accredited by CSN Lund-Sweden and Bildungsurlaub for the delivery of their courses. The school is also an authorised assessment centre for the «Firenze» examinations, run by Accademia Italiana di Lingua (AIL) and for the CILS examinations, run by Siena University for Foreigners. Since 2012, the school has been running a Master in Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language and as a Second Language and has been one of the centres authorised by Siena University for Foreigners to deliver preparatory courses for the DITALS examinations.

The school guarantees to all who need to learn Italian in Turin with high quality of education through individual courses, group courses, and intensive courses.

With sensitivity to the growing demand of Italian language courses from Asian students (Chinese, Japanese, Korean), the school has also provided the programs and text books suitable for this typology of students. The access to each course foresees an entry test to help the school form classes according to the level of the students. The lessons are taught by dynamic and qualified native speaker teachers.

The school offers the students an opportunity to get to know cultural and artistic richness of the territory by means of numerous procreative activities: cooking courses, typical products and wine tasting, organization of specialty dinner, visits to Turin city with a tourist guide, visits to museums, evenings in local restaurants, excursions to the discovery of Piedmont.


A.A 2019-2020
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How do I apply for a study visa? Read more


What examinations can be taken at CiaoItaly? Read more

Scholarships and bursaries

How do I apply for one of those? Read more

Group courses

When do beginners’ courses start? Read more

About us

  • sheIt's the cheerful, friendly atmosphere that I like. A warm welcome - and by name! Everytime! It’s what helps to make me feel a part of the school and not just another number in the cash register!

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  • I arrived in Torino in September 2009. Not my first time in this gem of a city. Had spent several months there previously, but never found the energy to take formal Italian lessons.

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Special courses

Cultural courses
You cannot learn Italian in Turin without getting to know the city, which as Italy’s first capital has played an important role in the country’s history. Read more
Courses for Large groups
Ciao Italy can accommodate large groups of students. Read more
Turin Spotlight
Discover Turin in the company of a specialised tourist guide selected by CiaoItaly. Read more


Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi di Torino