English

 

1988 – 1996  Courses at the Language Centre, International House in Palermo, at the Basil-Paterson School of English in Edinburgh, and the Eurocentre in Cambridge
 
1996  Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) awarded by the University of Princeton and passed in November with 657 out of 677
 
1994  Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) awarded by the University of Princeton and passed in April with 633 out of 677
 
1991  Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) awarded by the Local Examinations Syndicate of the University of Cambridge and passed in December with Grade B
 
1990  First Certificate of English (FCE) awarded by the Local Examinations Syndicate of the University of Cambridge and passed in June with Grade A

 

German

1991-2006  Courses at the Goethe-Institut of Palermo and Turin as well as in the German Department of University of Cambridge
 
2000  Diploma in German awarded by the University of Cambridge and passed in May with distinction.
 
1997 Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS) awarded by the Goethe-Institut and passed in May with ‘gut’
 
1996  Zentrale Mittelstufenprüfung (ZMP) awarded by the Goethe-Institut and passed in June with ‘sehr gut’
 
1994  Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache (ZDaF) awarded by the Goethe-Institut and passed in June with ‘sehr gut’