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Ciao! Benvenuti! Welcome to the Columbia Italian Language Program! The members of the Italian Department will be your guides through the rich history, geography, cultural and culinary traditions of Italy. The Columbia Italian Department offers all levels of instruction in Italian, from Elementary to Advanced.  

Our courses will help introduce you or further your knowledge and understanding of Italian culture and language. The courses will provide you with a wide array of communication skills, both oral and written, as you delve into the wonders of the Bel Paese. Our courses offer you the best opportunity to familiarize yourself with many aspects of daily life in Italy: food, music, cinema, art, and current issues.

Taking Italian courses fulfills the language requirement at Columbia.

Please check the Columbia Directory of Classes for the latest information. Search for “Italian.”