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About us

 

About us

The Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh is the official Italian governmental body dedicated to promoting Italian language and culturein Scotland and Northern Ireland organising a wide series of events.


The Italian Cultural Institute offers the following services:

• language courses at different levels by Italian teachers
• lectures, exhibitions, book launches
• 2 yearly sessions of CILS examinations of knowledge of Italian language (University of Siena)
• a lending library of 7000 books for students, teachers and Members of the Italian Institute as well as a collection of 1800 dvd and cd; a selection of newspapers and magazines
• information service on different aspects of Italian cultural life
• information on scholarships offered by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for study and research in Italy
• information on grants offered by the Institute for language courses in Italy
• publication of a newsletter 

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Collaborations

The Italian Cultural Institute organises events in cooperation with the most important Scottish institutions, such as:

• University of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Glasgow Strathclyde, St. Andrews, Heriott-Watt, Napier and Queen Margaret 
• National Galleries of Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh College of Art, National Library of Scotland, City Art Centre Edinburgh, Edinburgh Printmakers
• Tramway Theatre, Tron Theatre, CCA, City Halls, Glasgow; Traverse and Festival Theatre, Edinburgh; MacRobert Theatre, Stirling; Lemon Tree Theatre, Aberdeen
• Edinburgh International Festival, Italian Film Festival, Fringe Festival, Children’s Festival, St. Magnus Festival, Book Festival, Jazz and Blues Festival, St. Giles Cathedral
• Edinburgh Filmhouse, GFT Glasgow
• Edinburgh City Council, Glasgow City Council


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