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Dublin 2.
Tel: 00 353 (1) 662 0509 / 662 1507 
Fax: 00 353 (1) 6766716

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As part of the programme of the Year of Irish Design (ID2015) leading designers from Britain, German, Italy and Spain will give public lectures and hold masterclasses throughout 2015 organised by EUNIC Ireland.

EUNIC, the network of European Union national institutes for culture, have teamed up with ID2015 to showcase examples of the latest designs from Europe. Throughout the year EUNIC members British Council, Goethe-Institut, Instituto Cervantes and Istituto Italiano di Cultura will present a wide range of design ideas and practices in Europe from product design to furniture, from fashion to jewellery.

The first event in the series will be a workshop and a public lecture by British designers

You can find more details on the dedicated page
or on the dedicated website: ID2015

Italian Language Courses

Our courses will help you develop speaking, reading and writing skills in a structured and gradual manner. Our teachers are Italian graduates with extensive experience and special qualifications in the teaching of Italian as a foreign language.

We are now enrolling for three new courses:

Italian Conversation Classes
13th March – 22nd May 2015

Italian Cinema Classes
18th March – 27th May 2015

Italian Society, Contexts, Texts: some aspects of Italy in the 21st Century
in English by Roberto Bertoni
19th March – 28th May 2015

To download the brochure with more details please click here.

CELI exams preparation courses

We are also taking reservations for CELI exams preparation courses.
15th April – 18th June 2015

Class 1*: Wednesdays from 18:30 to 20:30
Class 2*: Thursdays from 18:30 to 20:30

*Levels of classes offered: depending on demand

The courses aim to improve all the skills requested for the CELI exams (listening, reading, analysis of grammar and syntax, writing and speaking) together with revision of grammar.
The courses consist of 10 lessons/20 hours. Each class lasts 2 hours, including a 10 minute break.

Click here for more details.

Stati generali della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo

The Italian Language in the World States General will take place in Florence on 21 and 22 October 2014, in Palazzo Vecchio and the Teatro della Pergola. The event is an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Ministry for Education, the Universities and Research (MIUR) and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism (MIBACT)

It's now online on the website of the Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale (Farnesina) the programme of the event with information, materials and working group documents:

Farnesina website


TheDepartment of Italian, University College Cork, will hold its Eighth Annual Conference in Italian Studies on Saturday the 28th of February 2015. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr Ruth Glynn (University of Bristol). 

For more information about the activities of the Department please visit the Facebook page or the website: UCC Department of Italian.

Courses and Masters

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Three Degree Programme in Italian Language and Culture

Click here for further details.

Master in Didattica della Lingua e della Letteratura Italiana

Click here for further details

Master Promoitals
Master di primo livello per insegnare e promuovere l'Italiano a stranieri.
Univeristà degli studi di Milano

Click here for further details

Awards and Competitions

For information about contests, competitions and awards connected with the Italian Culture please visit the page dedicated:

Awards and Competitions




-Year of Irish Design

Monday, March 02, 2015 - Thursday, December 31, 2015

Year of Irish Design

YEAR OF IRISH DESIGNEUNIC @ Irish Design 2015 European Contributions to the Year of Irish DesignLectures 05.3. - 06.3.2015in EnglishAs part of the programme of the Year of Irish Design (ID2015) leading designers from Britain, German, Italy and Spain >>>


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