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Spring registration is now open.

Early Bird rate deadline is March 26. 

Registration deadline is April 3.

Istituto italiano di cultura Toronto offers online and in-person language and culture courses for every level, from absolute beginner to advanced.  Registration takes place online for all courses.

Courses run ten weeks, are competitively priced and with small, intimate class sizes.

Our grammar courses follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) which is an international standard for describing language ability. It describes language ability on a six-point scale, from A1.1 for Absolute Beginners, up to C2 for those who are highly proficient in the language.


Beginner: A1.1 - A1.2 - A1.3

Elementary: A2.1 - A2.2 - A2.3

Intermediate: B1.1 - B1.2 - B1.3

Upper Intermediate: B2.1 - B2.2 - B2.3

Advanced: C1.1 - C1.2 - C1.3

Upper Advanced: C2.1 - C2.2 - C2.3

Courses are held once a week and are composed of 10 classes of 2.5 hours each for a total of 25 hours of instructions per course.

Each level (A1, A2, etc.) is  comprised of three 10-week courses.


Early bird special $320
Regular price $340


Classes are capped at 9 students (11 students for A1.1) allowing for a high student/teacher ratio and the possibility of personal attention.

Students can enjoy an authentic Italian environment, fostered by the many cultural events organized by the Institute, most of which are free.​

Our dedicated teachers will assist you in the learning process, creating a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere in the classroom.



Morning: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Afternoon: 1:30 - 4 pm

Evening: 6:15 - 8:45 pm


Registration takes place online once the course list is published.  Course lists are published approximately 4 weeks prior to the start of each session.

Fall: October - December

Winter: January  - March 

Spring: April  - June 

Summer: July - September 



New students wishing to enroll in any course other than A1.1 Absolute Beginners are requested to take a placement test for an assessment of their level.  Students enrolling in A1.1 do not need to take a test.


Refunds or credits are granted only for cancelled courses.