The project finances free languages courses (Italian for foreigners) and other short courses to support migrantsin their social, cultural and economic integration. All above mentioned activities are dedicated to extra-communitarian immigrants with regular residency permit only.


This projects, coordinated by the Piedmont Region and financed through the ESF, also supports and trains all people and operators involved in Petrarca (specific training activities).

Year(s): 2016/2017

Target group(s): Extra-communitarian immigrants with regular residency permit



Within Petrarca 5 project there are different kind corse/modules:



·         pre-A1 (50-60 hours) 

·         A1 (50 hours)

·         A2 (40 hours)

·         B1 (40 hours)


Social integration modules:


civic integration

active citizenship


This courses take place in:

-          Training Centres

-          CPIA – adult education training centres


A babysitting service is provided in order to help mothers to attend the courses.

Type of product

Course / Training

Brief description of the product / outcome / method

All courses are organized in small groups (8 to 12 students). All the material used is free of charge and students are provided with: books – handbooks, exercise-books, pens and, if required, specific uniform (cooking courses)…

At the end of each course/module, students must undergo a final examination in order to get their attendance certificate.

Impact on target groups / Transferability potential

This activities are useful in order to increase migrant chances to integration, mobility and employability and to access to European values in general.

Promoter of the initiative

Name of organization / individual: Piedmont Region

Country: Italy


Contacts: Daniela Simone -

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