Italian Directory

Consulate General of Italy in St. Petersburg

Address:10, Teatralnaya Ploshchad
Phone:(+7 812) 318-0791, 318-0792, 718-8095
Emergency number:(+7 921) 936 5191
Official website:
Opening hours:Monday to Thursday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm. Friday 9am to 3pm
Visa information:Applications for visas to Italy are now processed by the VMS Italian Visa Centre on Kazanskaya Ulitsa

Societies and Centres

Italian Institute of Culture in St. Petersburg

Housed in the same building as the consulate, the Istituto di Cultura is the official promoter of Italiand culture in St. Petersburg. Its activities include coordinating Italian-language courses and international exams, organizes festivals and events, and offers a library (the Mediateca) where members can find a large collection of Italian books, films, and CDs as well as online resources including subscriptions to major Italian newspapers and journals.

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Societa Dante Alighieri

This international society was founded to promote Italian language and culture throughout the world. In St. Petersburg, they organize Italian-language courses in the city and coordinate PLIDA exams, as well as hosting lectures and presentations on all aspects of Italian culture.

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Centre of Italian Language and Culture

Part of the Derzhavin Institute, a prestigious Russian-language school, this centre offers Italian courses in St. Petersburg and in Italy, and organizes a variety of cultural events in conjunction with the Italian Institute of Culture.

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