Tuesday, March 19, 2019


Chancery: Birčaninova 11, Belgrade
Tel: +381 (11) 3066-100
Fax: +381 (11) 3249-413
E-mail: segreteria.belgrado@esteri.it
Web page: www.ambbelgrado.esteri.it
Working hours: Monday-Friday: 09.00-17.00h

Military Section: Birčaninova 9, Belgrade
Tel: +381 (11) 3065-018, +381 (11) 3065-019
Fax: +381 (11) 3615-182
E-mail: difeitalia.belgrado@smd.difesa.it

Italian Cultural Institute: Kneza Miloša 56, Belgrade
Tel: +381 (11) 3629-435
Fax: +381 (11) 3621-411
E-mail: iicbelgrado@esteri.it



ICE – Italian Trade Commission – Trade Promotion Section
Kneza Miloša 56, Belgrade
Tel: +381 (11) 3629-939
Fax: +381 (11) 3672-458
E-mail: belgrado@ice.it

Consular Section: Birčaninova 9, Belgrade
Tel: +381 (11) 3066-169, +381 (11) 3066-172
Fax: +381 (11) 3066-171
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Visa Section: Birčaninova 9, Belgrade
Tel: +381 (11) 3066-153
Fax: +381 (11) 3033-570
E-mail: visti.belgrado@esteri.it
Working hours:
Monday-Friday: 09.00-11.00h, Wednesday: 14.00-16.00h


H.E. Mr. Giuseppe MANZO

H.E. Mr. Giuseppe MANZO


Giuseppe Manzo’s Ambassador in Belgrade from 3 June 2013. From January 2012 to April 2013 he was Head of the Press and spokesman for the Minister, directing communication strategy Farnezine to more active e-diplomacy, also via new media and social networks.

In 2010 and 2011 he led the press office of the Italian Embassy in Washington, where he was already serving from 1998 to 2002.

The Permanent Mission in New York, he worked from 2005 to 2009, he was a member of the Italian delegation to the UN Security Council for two years from 2007 to 2008. During that period, on the initiative of Italy, at the UN headquarters was negotiated and was rated first resolution on a moratorium on the death penalty.

His previous experience in the Balkans relates to the period from 1995 to 1998 at the Embassy in Tirana, during the crisis caused by the collapse of pyramid companies in Albania.

In Farnezine worked in the Directorate for Cooperation and Development, the Directorate for Economic Affairs and the General Secretariat.

Giuseppe Manzo is the author of articles on the role of the media in the fight against terrorism and the Communications within the UN. He was an assistant professor at the Master of International Communication at the University IULM in Milan.

He was born in 1967, married Alma. They have two children.

National Day: June 2nd – Republic Day


The opening of the new headquarters of the Institute of Culture in the Palace of Italy (Palazzo Italia) in 2006, to promote Italian culture in Serbia has entered a new phase, since there was a need to service the event to a higher level. Palace of Italy became a “showcase” of Italy in Serbia and is a center of services and information for citizens.

In agreement with the Italian Cultural Institute, Embassy of Italy:

promote the teaching and dissemination of the Italian language, at all levels:

At the university level, and encourages the opening activity of the Department of Italian at the highest Serbian universities. In Belgrade, where there is a language course in the Department of italijanistiku Department of Philology, there are more than a thousand registered, but the Italian language in the teaching ranks second after English. In Novi Sad – which was established a permanent lectureship – teaching the Italian language is four years and has over two hundred registered. In 2009, the teaching of Italian language is introduced and the University of Kragujevac.

As for primary and secondary schools, there has been a significant achievement which shows the fact that the Italian language was introduced into the curricula of primary schools, as a major language and in the same league with the so-called “universal language”.

Special mention must be recent establishment of the Serbian-Italian bilingual department at the prestigious Third Belgrade High School, where the number of write requests double compared to the available places.

The Institute for Culture language courses attended by 400 participants and this number is constantly growing. Add to this number 30 students on courses which are held at the Diplomatic Academy, more than 200 participants in courses at the Military Academy, in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence of Serbia. All courses are organized according to the Common European Framework (CEFR) for languages and are divided by levels (from A1 to C2).

encourages educational activities lecturers, organizing ad hoc courses, in cooperation with the most famous Italian universities for foreigners, whose aim is to obtain a diploma CEDILS within one year, with the language departments, the Department of italijanistiku University of Belgrade, with the Ministries of Education and Sports of the Republic of Serbia and the Association of lecturer of Italian Serbian. Courses are offered continuously since 2001 and rely on new didactic approaches which in Italy are used in the teaching of foreign languages;

awards scholarships, funded by the Italian Government, to deserving students and researchers for study visits and training of the Italian language in Italy;

supports projects in publishing and translation of the Italian part of the Serbian language, financed by the Italian Foreign Ministry, which aims to intensify the exchange of ideas between Italy and Serbia;

helps and encourages a number of cultural events organized by the Institute of Culture