Istituto Linguistico Mediterraneo.
The Istituto Linguistico Mediterraneo, founded in Pisa in 1982, now operates in two locations, in Pisa and in Viareggio.
The school offers various courses on Italian language and culture, and training courses for teaching Italian to foreigners.
All of our courses are recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education.
As a registered agency of the Province of Pisa for Life Long Learning, the Istituto Linguistico Mediterraneo held three training courses for 36 immigrants, financed by the European Social Fund on behalf of The Province of Pisa in 2003/2004.
Awards and institutional partnerships
The Istituto Linguistico Mediterraneo has conducted, with the consent of the Ministry of Education since 1998, Italian language and culture courses for the training of foreign teachers of Italian.
In addition, the school is the agency for Life Long Learning accredited by the Province of Pisa and also by the Region of Tuscany.
The Institute is a member of ASILS (Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language), that guarantees a high quality of courses and services, and EDUITALIA.
The Istituto Linguistico Mediterraneo cooperates for Programma Ponte with AIAE (Association of Italian American Association) based by Hofstra University in New York.
It has worked with the AFSAI (Association for the Education, Exchanges and Intercultural Activities) of Rome and the Association Shalom Internationally, on a voluntary basis and for the Summer Programs with the University of New York BMCC.
The school is recognized by CSN (Swedish National Agency for Higher Education) and the government of Hamburg (Germany) for the training of workers (Bildungsurlaub).
Since 1992, the Istituto Linguistico Mediterraneo has also cooperated with:
• Leading German institutions for the training of teachers of Italian: the Regierungspräsident Münster (government district that contains within it an analogue of our Education Authority)
• Consulates of Italy Cologne, Monaco Munich, Dortmund and Nuremberg
• CO.AS.SC.IT (Italian Scholastic Assistance Committee) of Stuttgart