NOTE: this site is based on the Italian language. Translations into other languages ​​are purely indicative, being made automatically without intellectual control.



The courses of the school year 2022/2023 for children, teenagers and adults have started last September 2022 and will end on Friday 23 June 2023.
The updated list of days, times and levels of courses is indicated at this link.
New courses can be organized wherever there is a sufficient number of requests.
In particular, courses have been reactivated at the AICS school in Amsterdam, and from the 10 January 2023 also at the British School (BSA) in Amsterdam.

NOVITA': new elementary course in GRONINGEN, starting on Friday 3 February 2023. Registrations are open.
Since 17 JANUARY: new online course for adults to prepare for the Italian Citizenship exam (v. under).
Since 21 January 2023 a second course will begin “Musilgua” a The Hague: registrations are open (v. under).

ESI also organizes individual and small group courses for every need. Thanks to the experience gained,  ESI also offers courses “at a distance”, with modalities to be agreed according to requests.
Registration forms
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In the school year 2022/2023, istockphoto:
Course “Musilingua - We learn Italian with music ". istockphoto. A first series of 7 dating started on Saturday 5 November 2022. Given the success of this first series, a second series will start on 21 JANUARY 2023: registrations are open! Read more

Course of "Dialogic Reading in Action". E’ istockphoto (start date: to be defined). Read more
The presentations of the two courses are available online.

istockphoto, and to have access to the recording of presentations, contact the ESI secretariat (
at the headquarters in DEN HAAG
corsi individuali
The next CILS exams TUESDAY TUESDAY A2-Integration and B1-Citizenship they will take place THURSDAY’ 16 FEBRUARY 2023 (deadline for registrations: 19 January 2023) only at the ESI headquarters in Den Haag. More information
The next CILS exams for all levels they will take place THURSDAY’ 8 JUNE 2023. More information
ESI also organizes PREPARATION COURSES online exams for Italian Citizenship.
Start of the next course: Tuesday 17 January 2023. More information

Pagliaccia Secca
Continuing a long tradition, this year ESI organized two Italian theater tours in the Netherlands, one for children and one for adults. The "Teatro La Baracca" in Prato proposed the show "The True Story of ... Meatballs”, a funny story where prof. Pagliaccia told how and when ... meatballs were born!

For adults, the same company presented the show “We do not understand one another“, on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Pier Paolo Pasolini.
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Schede di Accertamento Linguistico dell’alunno
In the current school year 2022/2023, for all courses regularly held in-person there are currently no particular restrictive rules. However, it is recommended to follow all precautionary recommendations and procedures indicated by the competent authorities (hygiene, distance, gatherings, parents' access to the classrooms, quarantines, cold or flu symptoms,…).
For the rules in case of contagion from Covid: Read more
Organizzazione dei corsi
The training offer is developed on the three levels of education, of teaching, and the organization, and is aimed at students, to teachers, to families and all personnel involved in the training process. An eclectic approach is used that favors the acquisition of communicative competence through the fundamental moments of listening, of speaking, of reading and writing. Read more    

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As an integral part of the Italian language and culture learning courses, the students (adults and children) they are encouraged and guided by teachers to develop specific teaching projects, such as projects to facilitate the approach to Italian literature and the analysis of the text, or the ideation and writing of fantastic stories. Go to Projetti

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ESI is a Stichting (Non-profit organization) under Dutch law, which organizes Italian language and culture courses throughout the Dutch territory. In choosing teachers, we turn to native teachers who have a specific degree and / or experience or certification in teaching Italian LS or L2. Read more