PLIDA - Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri


If you want to certify your knowledge of Italian and are currently studying Italian in Italy or already know the language, this specifically designed course will prepare you to the utmost for the PLIDA exam (Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri, the recognized proficiency certificate in Italian language studies, according to the Università La Sapienza in Rome). Lessons are always held in the afternoon in order to allow students enrolled in morning classes to attend this course. The PLIDA preparation course has a duration of two weeks and is held in the two weeks prior to the week of the exams which are in May and November. In our course only students of the same preparatory level will be in the same “mini-group” class. Student are also warmly invited to participate in the many social and co-curricular activities offered by the school. Learning Italian in Italy and certifying your proficiency level will be a breeze with DA Siena!

PLIDA certificate - Preparation course

Length: 2 weeks
Lesson: 3 per day / 15 hours per week
Level: all levels available
Class size: min 1 / max 5 people
Description: This course is specifically designed to help prepare students for the PLIDA exam (Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri, the recognized proficiency certificate in Italian language studies, according to the Università La Sapienza in Rome). Lessons are always held in the afternoon in order to allow students enrolled in morning classes to attend. The course has a duration of two weeks and is held in the two weeks prior to the week of the exams which are in May and November. In our course only students of the same preparatory level will be in the same "mini-group" class. Students enrolled in this course may also participate in our cultural and social activities.

NameCodehours of lessons per weekWeeksTot hours of lessonsFees
PLIDA prep. ExamPLIDA15230€700.00

PLIDA certification - Description

Dante Alighieri Siena is a recognized Certifying Center authorized by the PLIDA Head Office. The PLIDA certificate attests proficiency in Italian as a foreign language. The PLIDA (Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri) certificate is an official diploma issued by the Società Dante Alighieri under an agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (no. 1903 of 4 November 1993) and with the scientific approval of the "La Sapienza" University of Rome (agreement of 29 June 2004). The PLIDA is also recognized by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies (decree of 18 October 2002) and by the Ministry of University and Research as a qualification for the facilitated university enrollment of foreign students (ref. no. 1906 of 9 October 2006).

Examination schedule
April 22, 2015 - B2/C1;
May 27, 2015 - A2/B1/C2;
June 19, 2015 - B2/C1;
August 24, 2015 - B1/B2;
September 16, 2015 - B1/B2;
November 25, 2015 - A1/A2/B1;
November 26, 2015 - B2/C1/C2;





With the PLIDA certificate you may*