Centro Italiano Firenze is a recognized center for CILS examination by the University for Foreigners of Siena, both in Centro Italiano Firenze and at the Hotel School Kaiserhof in Meran. For German-speaking students, interested in CILS exam and activities of the center of Merano, please, see the specific website
The CILS is an officially recognized diploma that certifies the level of linguistic and communicative competence in Italian as L2. This certification was the first to have adopted for the Italian language, the system of six levels of linguistic competency, proposed by the Common European Framework of the Council of Europe Reference. The language proficiency exam is internationally recognized, and matches, and supersedes in all respects, to other specific certificates, such as the license of bilingualism of the Province of Bolzano.