24 months
2707 EUR/year
2707 EUR/year
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Italian Studies (ITS) is the International Second Cycle Degree based on the newest results of cultural analysis developed by the University of Bologna.


Italian Studies Students at University of Bologna will have the chance to examine in depth Literature, History, Visual Arts, Philosophy, Political and Cultural Thought of one of the most important cultures in the world. 

Key Features 

  • The innovative, interdisciplinary approach to Italian culture is strengthen through our important partnerships with foundations and institutions which are leading ones in their field: Fondazione Zeri (research center in the field of Visual Arts), Cineteca di Bologna (the most important Film Restoration and Conservation Lab in Europe), Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna (research center in the field of Political Thought).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Literary Cultures
  • Italian Contemporary Cinema
  • History of Italian Cinema
  • International Reception of Italian Cinema
  • Italian Contemporary History
  • History of Contemporary Italy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The Admission Board will evaluate applications to assess expected personal competencies and skills. Evaluation will be based on:

  • Dossier
  • results of previous studies with copy of the 1st cycle /Bachelor degree(considering grades obtained and course units attended)
  • detailed CV (curriculum vitae et studiorum) in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2707 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2707 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2707 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2707 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bologna

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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