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Dipartimento lingua, cultura e formazione



An intensive Italian language and culture course

Intensive Course

+ Language

An intensive course with personalised studies

Intensive Course

+ Culture

A course with cultural and artistic studies



An evening course with ILI's bar

Enrollments open

face-to-face courses in Lugano
(in respect of the Protection plans, as per COVID 19 Federal regulations)


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Intensive Courses | Evening Course   CELI Training Course


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The Italian Language Workshop

Cultural and artistic study courses and events

Discover new aspects of the Italian language and culture through afternoons and evenings of art, literary, theatrical and cinematographic workshops.

Tra pittura e parole corsi LinguArte

What would happen if we really paid attention to all the sounds that surround us?

Afternoons of Reading and Literature

Follow your passion for literature and spend a literary afternoon with us

Creative Writing Course

Realise the dream of writing in fluid and creative Italian with the ILI School.

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Our School

The ILI School offers courses on the Italian language and culture in Lugano, for students and professionals of all nationalities and backgrounds.

We offer a wide range of Courses for people of all levels of proficiency in the language, from A1 to C2, along with workshops and courses for additional understanding that allow everyone to enrich their knowledge by being actively immersed in the Italian culture, through discussions with teachers, fellow classmates and experts in cinema, literature, music and art.

Useful Informations

Come and discover Lugano and enjoy a unique experience: a perfect blend of nature and culture, Italian flair, Swiss surety and organisation, Alpine landscape and Mediterranean climate.

Lugano is a liveable, university and cosmopolitan city, full of life and rich in culture offering a vast variety of experiences: events, concerts, sports, excursions, food and wine, shopping and much more.

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Upon request, the ILI School is able to assist students with their stay, offering three different accommodation solutions in trusted structures:


For student groups, we provide solutions coordinated with the organiser, including room and board.

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Our school is focused on interculturality, is a network of worlds, cultures, languages,workshops, dedicated to the teaching of Italian language and our culture.

We want to add to this thick network, an other piece of world: that of professional, training, cultural, artistic, association exchange.

With this goal we opened our rooms for COWORKING: hospitality and flexibility
• for single people, for groups or team, for associations
• for a very short time (1 hour) or for longer time, according to everyone needs

A variety of rooms an be reserved, that will satisfy every need :
a cool corner with lake view to work; a room for an event inside or outside on the lake view terrace. A room for a workshop, for a lesson, for a meeting. Kitchen and lounge available.

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We would be pleased to answer your questions

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