The ISMU Foundation is a PLIDA Certification Center – Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri
(Dante Alighieri Society Diplomas)
ISMU is now an examination center for the acquisition of the PLIDA certificate of competence in the Italian language.
With your PLIDA certificate, you can…
- specify your level of Italian language on your curriculum vitae;
- enroll in the Italian universities without taking the Italian exam (B2 o C1 level);
- obtain a long stay permit (A2 level).
Who can take Plida test?
PLIDA certificate is addressed to those people who are not Italian native speakers.
Moreover, all the Italian citizens or foreign citizens whose mother tongue is Italian who need a certificate of competence in Italian for study, work or other reasons can take the PLIDA test.
When can i take the test?
Exam calendar PLIDA 2017 at the ISMU Foundation:
Month Levels Date of the test
REGISTRATION BY May A1, A2, B1, C2 Wednesday 17 May Wednesday 10 May June B1, B2, C1 Wednesday 21 June Monday 12 June June Juniores A1, A2, B1, B2 Saturday 24 June Tuesday 13 June October Juniores A1, A2, B1, B2 Saturday 21 October Tuesday 10 October November A1, A2, B1 Wednesday 29 November Monday 20 November November B2, C1, C2 Thursday 30 November Monday 20 November
Where can I take the test?
Fondazione ISMU – Via Galvani 16, 20125 Milano.
MM2 e MM3 – Stazione Centrale.
How much does PLIDA test cost?To take the whole test:
A1: 65 €
A2: 65 €
B1: 85 €
B2: 95 €
C1: 135 €
C2: 135 €
To take only some parts of the exam (single skills) download le quote PLIDA.
The registration fee cannot be refunded.
Candidates who give up taking the test will receive a credit to take it in the next session only if they communicate their resignation to ISMU, by email, at least 20 days before the exam date.
Candidates who can’t take the exam will receive a credit only if they submit a medical certificate or other document proving the impossibility of being present the day of the test within 30 days after the examination date.
I decided to join the PLIDA test. What do I have to do?
To subscribe to the PLIDA tests at the ISMU Foundation you must:
- Fill in the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM for the selected session;
- Make a bank transfer with the fee at:
Conto intestato a Fondazione ISMU
Causale: PLIDA livello_data esame_cognome e nome_IsmuQuotaEsame
(esempio: PLIDAB1_17maggio_HANINI SARA_IsmuQuotaEsame)
3. Send the receipt of the bank transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your name and surname in the e-mail.
4. Wait for the reply to your email, as confirmation of the enrollment.
5. Wait for the ISMU email communicating details about the exam.
When are PLIDA exam results available?
The ISMU Foundation will send you an email with the results about two months after the exam date. If you want to get results faster, you can ask ISMU at the time of the subscription.
When is it possible to have PLIDA test results?
Results within 70 working days after the exam date.
How to prepare for PLIDA exams?
The ISMU Foundation has a Documentation Center (Ce.Doc.) where you can find many books to learn Italian. At Ce.Doc. you can also study alone or in small groups.
The Documentation Center is open:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.30 to 16.00 and Tuesday from 9.30 to 17.30.
It is closed for the main holidays and in August.
For furtherm information
Email: email@example.com – Tel: 39 02 678779-43/49
Équipe ISMU-Settore Educazione