Italian Language School ILS organizes since 2003 courses of Italian language and culture, Italian language business courses, courses of Italian language for tourism, Course of Typical Salentina Kitchen, Italian Literature Courses and much more...
In these years ILS has developed important partnerships and obtained references that guarantee the customer (private or business).
Italian Language School is in collaboration with the University for Foreigners “Dante Alighieri” of Reggio Calabria since 2014 on the Italian Language Competence Certificate (PLIDA).
The University for Foreigners "Dante Alighieri" of Reggio Calabria was born in 2007 with the purpose to defend and spread the Italian language and culture all over the world.
The University is an authorized centre that provides the Italian Language Competence Certificate (PLIDA). PLIDA is an official certificate issued by the “ Dante Alighieri Society” thanks to an agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and recognized by the Ministry of Education.
It certifies the competence in Italian as a second language according to a range of six levels which represents the six phases of a foreign language learning course and corresponds to the standards established by th European Council.
ILS, from 2006, is the only Italian Language School
in Southern Italy Full Member of the World Youth
Student & Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation.
The World Youth Student & Educational
Travel Confederation is a dynamic, professionally
managed not-for-profit organisation, comprising
500+ members, representing the global community
of youth travel, student travel and international
The Confederation is committed to understanding the ever changing characteristics, motivations, and needs of young travellers around the globe including Student Identity Cards, Language Travel Experiences, Work Exchange and Au Pair Experiences, Student Flights, Surface Transport and Travel Insurance.
The Confederation is governed by a Congress of 26 member representatives, including 13 sector association representatives, 12 representatives selected by individual members, and 1 representative chosen by affiliate members (Official Tourism Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations).
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has emphatically endorsed the creation of the WYSE Travel Confederation.
ILS, from 2006,
is the only Italian Language School in Southern
Italy Full Member of the Association of
Language Travel Organisations (ALTO).
ALTO's mission is to encourage "in country" learning of foreign languages amongst people throughout the world and Promote professionalism and high standards of service. ALTO helps students to find a trip that meets their individual needs.
ILS, from 2006,
is the only Italian Language School in Southern
Italy Member of the Federation of International
Youth Travel Organisations (FIYTO).
The Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations is a leading global membership association and trade forum devoted exclusively to the youth travel needs.
The mission of the Federation is to 'promote youth mobility and protect the identity of youth travel'.
As a respected partner and internationally recognised representative of the student and youth travel needs, FIYTO has established a constitution to abide by and a code of conduct that the Federation and its members adhere to.
ILS cooperates with EUROLINGUA INSTITUTE (STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMMES) to teach people from all over the world and help them achieve their goal of learning a language or improving their language speaking skills from 2011
Students, young and not, go to EUROLINGUA INSTITUTE for many reasons, some want to learn languages as a hobby or a challenge, some want to improve their chances of passing exams, many want to achieve a level that will help them get employment or work experience abroad.
- Paula Hardy (Coordinating Author) wrote about
us on the 1st EDITION of "Puglia & Basilicata"
Travel Guide 2008 at page 163. It was a very pleasure
for all of us to meet and help Paula in Otranto
in the summer 2007.
ILS has received the Patronage
of Province of Lecce in 2007
The Province of Lecce is a province in the Apulia region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Lecce.
It has an area of 2759 km², and a total population of 787,639 (2001). There are 97 comunes in the province of Lecce.
ILS has received the Patronage Comune di Otranto in 2004
Otranto is a town and commune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region, and once famous for its breed of horses. Otranto is situated on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. The Strait of Otranto connects the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea. The harbour is small and has little trade.
Otranto is one of the 15 most beautiful small villages in Italy, officially recognized by ANCI (Association of Italian Villages).
ILS has ricevuto il Patrocinio dall'Unione dei comuni dell'Entroterra Idruntino nel 2013
Unione dei Comuni "Entroterra Idruntino" comprende quattro comuni del sud Salento, Bagnolo del Salento, Cursi, Cannole e Palmariggi che si occupano di valorizzazione dei beni culturali, ambientali, storici, architettonici e librari. L'unione si sviluppa nella provincia di Lecce, più precisamente a sud del capoluogo estendendosi sul territorio salentino per 43,74 kmq, per una popolazione pari a quasi 10.000 unità
ILS has received the Patronage Unione dei comuni della Grecìa Salentina in 2005
Grecia Salentina (Salentinian Greece) is a Griko-speaking area in the peninsula of Salento in southern Italy, near the town of Lecce. It consists of the nine small towns of Calimera, Martano, Castrignano dei Greci, Corigliano d'Otranto, Melpignano, Soleto, Sternatia, Zollino and Martignano. The entire region belongs to province of Lecce and the administrative area of Apulia (Puglia).
ILS has received the Patronage UNIONE DI COMUNI "Terre d'Oriente" in 2007
It consists of the five municipality of Giurdignano, Muro, Otranto, Poggiardo, Uggiano and the goal of this UNIONE DI COMUNI is the safeguard, the protection and the valorization of the territory. In particular it wants to introduce, to the great public, the Nature, the Art and the History of these five small but great villages.
Italian Language School ILS is appointed as a representative of EUROCENTRES Brisbane - Language Learning Worldwide - and is authorised to enrol students in courses of study offered by the School from 2006
Eurocentres was one of the first when more than 50 years ago the first Language school s opened their doors in the British Isles.
ILS cooperates with COINED Argentina to promote Volunteer program, Teach abroad opportunities, Internships and Spanish courses in Argentina, Chile, Guatemala and Spain all around the world from 2006.
Through the cooperation and assistance of a number of former participants, COINED has evolved into a dynamic organization, constantly thriving for the highest standards in quality, and on the lookout for new services to offer.
ILS cooperates, from 2008, with
Collegiate Connections to invite
prospective students from different parts of the
world to study in America.
was established to guide students from abroad
to undertake studies in American colleges and
ILS is a member of ENDAS
(ente nazionale democratico di azione sociale)
from 2003. ENDAS is a not-for-profit organisation
officially recognized by the Italian Ministry
of Interior Affairs.