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Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Melbourne

233 Domain Road
South Yarra VIC 3141  

Office hours:

Monday to Thursday: 9.00am-1.00pm & 2.00pm-6.00pm
Friday: 9.00am-1.00pm

Tel - General enquiries, events & bookings: + 61 3 9866 5931
Tel - Language courses and membership: + 61 3 9866 4729
Fax: + 61 3 9867 3696

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of artistic proposals the Institute receives daily, we are unable to guarantee an individual reply to each single proposal. (Please do not send large attachments.)


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IIC 2015 Calendar 

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View the IIC Newsletter, full of information about events in January and February 2015!



The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is the official Italian government office for the promotion of the Italian culture and language, offering a wide choice of Italian classes.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced level student, whether you want to learn Italian for business or pleasure, we can help you perfect your language skills at a level that suits your needs, and at times that suit your schedule.

All our classes are conducted in Italian and provide training in all basic communication skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – with a systematic study of grammar. Our teachers are university-qualified and native speakers.

Those who study Italian at the IIC Melbourne can also take advantage of the following benefits:
- Use of the IIC Library, with more than 11,000 books, DVDs, CDs and periodicals
- Exclusive access to scholarships to study in Italy
- Discounts to selected ticketed cultural events (music, cinema, lectures and live performances)
- Discounts and free offers at partner restaurants in Melbourne (click "Restaurant Partners" button on left)
- $10 discount for NGV membership

For more information, phone 03 9866 4729 or email

Click here to download the IIC 2015 timetable
Click here to download the adults, children and special courses enrolment form.
Click here to download the private tuition enrolment form.
Click here to download the IIC Membership form.
Block 1
2 February - 28 March 2015

ADULT COURSES (16  hours tuition over 8 weeks)

Please click here, phone 03 9866 4729 or email for further information about our adult courses.

Early bird discount by 27 January 2015: $300

Full fee will apply after that date: $350 for a 16-hour standard course 

(2-hour session per week over a period of 8 weeks)



Our university-qualified, native speaker teachers also conduct private lessons for students with specific deadlines or goals in mind or for those who would like the extra attention of one-to-one tuition.

For more information, click here, phone 03 9866 4729 or email



Become a Member of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and take advantage of great benefits!

For more information, click here or email



Our lovely garden here at the IIC needs some care.

Join the "Pollice Verde Club" for a few hours per month and you will receive a free IIC membership!

Please call (03) 9866 5931 or email




-Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields

Friday, January 09, 2015 - Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields

Celebrating 20 years of this prestigious Festival. For more details please click the link Organs of the Ballarat GoldfieldsPlease click on the bottom right of this page to download the brochure about the Italian artists performing at the Festival


-Memories of Spain

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Memories of Spain

A Recital for guitar and flute with Massimo Scattolin and Roberto Fabbriciani.Please click on the link at the bottom right of this page to download the programme of the recital.

Special Events

-Sicily: Heart of the Mediterranean

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Sicily: Heart of the Mediterranean

The lectures will focus on the three major Sicilian cities of Palermo, Catania and Siracusa. With Dr Dugald McLellan, Italian Art Historian, former Lecturer, Department of Art History & Theory, University of Sydney.Please click on the bottom right >>>


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