At the Istituto, we offer Italian language courses from very beginner (A) to advanced (C) levels, following the Common European Framework. More specific courses are also available, including: Grammar and Stylistics Conversation Italian for Foodies (B1 and up) Italian for Travellers (A1 and up) Italian Literature / Read an Italian Novel (B2 and up) Italian Cinema (B1 and up) Italian for Business (B1 and up) The activation of the courses depends on the demand. Please contact the office to check availability. Vaughan location offers Beginner courses daily.


The tuition fee is $320 for 25 hours of instruction plus additional $50 for textbooks. Each textbook covers its entire course level (3 courses). All students will receive a free annual IIC membership. Membership grants free access to the Istituto’s library and films collection, and also free admission to selected Italian film screenings, and cultural events. Annual IIC membership for non-students costs $50. Fees are payable by cheque, credit or debit cards, and cash. Cheques should be paid to the order of "Istituto Italiano di Cultura."


By mail (cheque only) Please make your cheque payable to "Istituto Italiano di Cultura" and include Date / Time / Level of the course you are registering for. Istituto Italiano di Cultura
496 Huron St. | Toronto, ON | M5R 2R3 E-Transfer Please request instruction for e-transfer by writing to the following email address: PLEASE DO NOT SEND E-TRANSFER UNTIL YOU HAVE RECIVED INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO PROCESS THE PAYMENT. THANK YOU. Credit card / Debit card / Cheque (IN PERSON) To pay by Credit/Debit Card, please visit us in person at one of our two locations: Downtown (Monday - Friday | 9am - 1pm / 2pm - 5pm)
496 Huron St.
tel: (416) 921-3802
email: Vaughan (Please call downtown office first to set up an appointment)
4550 Hwy 7, Suite 210 | VAUGHAN, ON | L4L 4Y7


The Istituto reserves the right to cancel any course should the number of students registered for that course be insufficient. There are no make up classes. In this case, cheques on hold will be returned. No refund is granted after course commencement. However, if a student is not able to attend a course and notifies us within 7 days from the date of commencement, credit can be applied to courses the following term.
Textbooks and optional course material can be purchased directly at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. To reschedule a private lesson, a 24 hours notice by phone must be given to the teacher to avoid a one hour penalty deduction. Private lessons must be completed within three months from the date of the registration.


A placement test can be taken before registration to determine proficiency. We also offer official proficiency tests at the Istituto.


Private lessons for individuals are designed especially for those who have limited time to learn or perfect the language. The course can be oriented toward the student’s particular field of interest and scheduled to best suit the student's time availability. Private Lessons (1 hour): ​ $75 / 1 hour for current students $55 / 1 hour Private Lessons (10 hour package at the Istituto): 1 person $550 3 persons $720 2 persons $660 4 persons $880
For private lessons at your location add $150. All the lessons need to be completed within 3 months.