Integration agreement

Through the signing of the agreement, foreign nationals undertake to achieve specific integration objectives that shall be fulfilled during the period of validity of residence permits:

- acquire a sufficient knowledge of the Italian language;

- acquire a sufficient knowledge of civic culture;

- guarantee the fulfilment of compulsory education to minors.

The State undertakes to support the integration process of foreign nationals. […]

Within one month from the signing of this Agreement, there is a free-of-charge participation in a one-day training session on civic education and information about life in Italy. Failure to attend the session on civic education and information about life in Italy will result in a reduction of fifteen out of the sixteen credits awarded upon signing the Agreement.

(http://www1.interno.gov.it/mininterno/export/sites/default/it/sezioni/sala_stampa/speciali/accordo_integrazione/accordi_e_brochure.html)

THE PARTICIPATION IN THE TRAINING SESSION ON CIVIC EDUCATION IS COMPULSORY.