Italian culture courses

didattica a distanza

Culture courses are offered to students enrolled in Italian language and culture courses at a distance, as well as to Italian and foreign enthusiasts and lovers of Italian culture and to students of other disciplines.

All courses take place "face to face" even at a distance (synchronous lessons), therefore with the active participation of students and the possibility to interact with teachers.

Throughout the year courses are held on:

  • Italian Literature
  • Italian Art History
  • History of Italy
  • History of the Italian Language
  • History of Italian Theatre
  • History of Italian Cinema
  • History of Italian Music
  • History of Philosophy

Weekly schedule

3 hours per week in synchronous mode.
Each synchronous lesson lasts 50 minutes.

Course fees

The enrolment fee for culture courses is 150 euros..

Students already enrolled in a language course are entitled to a 50% reduction on the cost of the course.

 Course calendar

Month Test/exam
3 - 28 January 28 January
1 - 28 February 28 February
1 - 28 March 28 March
4 - 29 April 29 April
2 - 27 May 27 May
1 - 28 June 28 June
4 - 29 July 29 July
1 - 26 August 26 August
1 - 28 September 28 September
3 - 28 October 28 October
2 - 29 November 29 November
1 - 23 December 23 December


6 January 
29 January 
18 April 
25 April 
1 May
2 June 
15 August 
1 November
8 December 
From 24 December 2022 to 1 January 2023 

Course access requirements

The minimum level required to access the courses is level B2 of the CEFR.

Foreign students must present a certificate of knowledge of the Italian language (at least level B2) issued by the University for Foreigners of Perugia or another accredited institution.

Certificate of attendance

At the end of the course students can apply for a certificate of attendance.
The Certificate will be issued only after verification by the secretary's office of the regularity of attendance at the course (at least 70% of lessons).

Certificate of proficiency in Italian language

Certificate of proficiency in the Italian language (advanced levels C1- C2)
At C1 and C2 level courses students can obtain the certificate of proficiency in Italian only if they attend 3 language courses until the completion of the level as well as 2 cultural courses for at least 3 months.

Technical requirements

  • Operating systems: MS Windows (XP or later), Linux, Mac OS X.
  • Browser: Chrome (recommended), Mozilla Firefox (recommended), Safari, Opera. For any browser you must enable cookies and Javascript.
  • Hardware: audio microphone and webcam. We recommend headphones with built-in microphone.

Once registered the student will receive an email address through which he or she can join the virtual classes of the courses.

 How to access Microsoft Teams

 Application form