The School

The school


aula5 150Since 2008, CiaoItaly has been a centre of excellence for those who want to learn Italian in Turin.The school is a member of the ASILS, dell’AIL and Eduitalia sector associations and is accredited by CSN Lund-Sweden and Bildungsurlaub for the delivery of their courses. . It is also an authorised assessment centre for the "Firenze" exams, run by the Italian Language Academy (AIL) and of the CILS exams, run by Siena’s University for Foreigners. Moreover the school is one of the centres authorised by Siena’s University for Foreigners to deliver preparatory courses for the DITALS exams.

To ensure high quality teaching standards, the school is staffed exclusively by graduate teachers, specialised in teaching Italian as a foreign and as a second language, who speak several foreign languages ​​including Japanese, Chinese and Russian. Our teachers follow regular refresher courses.

The school offers discounted rates to university students and various scholarships on a yearly basis.

In 2021, CiaoItaly became part of the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci group, joining a large circuit with over forty years of history in teaching Italian to foreigners behind it. Find out more about the Scuola Leonardo da Vinci group: https://www.scuolaleonardo.com/




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