Professional Courses


All Italian language classes that are specifically designed for a certain profession or for the preparation to a certain certification, are usually held either on a One to One or Combination Course basis in order to be able to better meet the individual learning objectives of the student. 
These courses are designed to both improve your level of Italian and widen your knowledge of specific vocabulary in a work context and business situations.
Our courses are tailored to your specific needs and develop the skills you need for use in your business contexts

Italian for Tourism

This course is for people who need to use or who are preparing to use Italian in their day-to-day work in hotel, tourism, hospitality and travel industries.
The course deals with different work situations, including reception, restaurant and bar work, answering the phone, giving directions, dealing with guests' problems, writing short e-mails and letters, suggesting places to visit, and explaining how things work. The focus throughout the course is on the language which workers in the hotel, travel and tourism industry need to understand and use in their working environment.
The course is conceived for all students who have an intermediate level of Italian language.

Business and Professional Italian

The Italian language course for business is designed for people who require Italian language training for professional life or career, and wish to study with highly motivated professionals. The course  focuses on developing your language and professional skills combining  the study of grammar and the practice of language in role-playing simulating real problems and situations they might face in the job: talk in Italian with clients and colleagues, write a commercial email, make a phone call.

Examination courses

It is always valuable to take a recognised examination; this can help you in your work, study and career development.
Our preparation courses include intensive practice in examination techniques and practice examinations with feedback from our teachers.

The school is a Founding Member of AIL-Accademia Italiana di Lingua and is an official Authorised Examination Centre for the following exams:

Are certifications accredited by the AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua- Firenze).

We offer a an examination course for the AIL Accademia Italiana di Lingua exams, and a course for preparation for a range of examinations at different levels to meet your needs:


The CILS is an official certificate accredited by the University of Siena to foreigners taking the exam. It assesses the competence of the Italian language (A1-C2). It is particularly useful for those who want to work or study in Italy or in any other country which requires a certain level of Italian.


The Celi is an official certificate accredited by the University of Perugia to foreigners taking the CELI exam. It assesses the knowledge of the Italian language (A2-C2). Scuola Palazzo Malvisi also organizes special preparation courses for the exams. Enrolment must be submitted 60 days before the exam and students are assessed by an entry test.

Recognition of Bildungsurlaub

Scuola Palazzo Malvisi has been qualified under the bildungsurlaub scheme with the following german states: