The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal (cultural section of the Consulate General of Italy in Montreal), official body of the Italian State, aims to promote and improve awareness of the Italian language and culture in Canada through the organization of cultural events to promote the circulation of ideas, arts and sciences.
The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal offers the following services to the Quebec public:
- courses in Italian language and culture held by highly qualified native Italian teachers;
- two annual exam sessions to obtain the certificate of Italian as a foreign language;
- an Italian library open to students and members of the “Amici dell’Istituto” association for the consultation and loan of Italian books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, journals and newspapers;
- information and documentation on Italian culture;