The Bachelor’s degree offers an in-depth encounter with the Italian language, tradition, and cultural heritage. Focusing on the centuries when Italy led Western art and literature, i.e. the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, it adopts a cross-disciplinary approach combining the study of texts, images, music, and performative arts. Strong theoretical courses are combined with interactive workshops in libraries, museums, and cultural institutions, for an on-site exploration of Italian culture.
Contemporary Italian Language
Language Variations and Usages
Italian Language in the Middle Ages
Italian Literature in the Middle Ages
Italy in the Middle Ages
Making Art in Medieval Italy
Universities and the Spread of Secular Learning
Written Sources and Documentary Practices
Illuminated Manuscripts and Scriptoria
Italian Language through History and across the World
Italian Language in the Renaissance
Latin for Beginners
Italian Literature in the Renaissance
Early Modern and Renaissance Italy
Making Art in Renaissance Italy
The Early Modern Court: Pageants, Music, Art and Theatre
The Early Printed Book and the Printing Press
Renaissance Music and Polyphonic Practice
Academic Writing in Italian
Ancient Greek for Beginners
The Survival of the Classical Heritage in Renaissance Italy
Medieval and Early Modern Libraries: the History of Reading
Disseminating and Communicating Italian Culture
Between East and West: From Byzantium to Renaissance Italy
Please note that the first 3 semesters of the program are taught in English and the following 3 are taught in Italian.
Graduates work in the field of dissemination of the Italian language, tradition, and cultural heritage. They may teach Italian as a foreign language, hold positions at Italian cultural institutes in Italy and abroad, work in museums, libraries, and tourism organizations related to Italian culture.
Secondary Studies diploma (or equivalent)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalized copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalized documents are required at the application stage.
English language: B2 level CEFR
Please note that the first 3 semesters of the program are taught in English and the following 3 are taught in Italian. After the first 3 semesters, students will have reached a B2 level in Italian, therefore no Italian language certification is required at the application stage.