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Italian Studies

Indiana University Bloomington

12 months
42445 USD/year
30690 USD/year
10502 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Italian Studies graduate program from Indiana University Bloomington is led by faculty committed to both serious humanistic research and innovative classroom teaching. 


The Italian Studies graduate program from Indiana University Bloomington has become a focal point for Italian studies in North America and has provided advanced training for many students who are now leaders in their fields. To date, our graduates have had highly successful career placements in colleges, universities, cultural foundations, and businesses despite declining economic conditions in higher education.

Strong allied programs in European studies, comparative literature, art history, film studies, medieval studies, and gender studies, among others, provide unequaled opportunities for the inquisitive mind, as does The Kinsey Institutefor Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. Our faculty offer a broad range of expertise, with research ranging from an exploration of the superhero genre to a digital edition of Petrarch’s Canzoniere.

The Department of French and Italian has partnerships with the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, the Medieval Studies Institute, the Renaissance Studies Program, film studies, and other programs to offer students interdisciplinary experiences. Upon completion of the Ph.D., our graduate students typically obtain excellent job placements at universities and colleges worldwide.


Our graduates have found excellent placements in universities and institutes across the country and abroad. Recent placements include:

  • Arizona State University
  • Butler University
  • Davidson College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • Gettysburg College
  • Medici Archive Project
  • Newberry Library of Chicago
  • New York University
  • Notre Dame
  • Ohio University
  • Pennsylvania State
  • Purdue University

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Renaissance Italian Literature & Culture
  • Modern Italian Literature & Culture
  • History of the Italian Language
  • Italian Renaissance Epic
  • Seminar in Italian Poetry
  • The Italian Novel
  • Modern Italian Theater
  • Twentieth Century Poetry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Review admission standards, deadlines, and English proficiency requirements
  • Submit the online application
  • Receive your iStart login information
  • Submit your supporting documents
  • Submit financial documentation
  • Receive a decision from your department
  • Receive admission letter from OIS
  • Canceling your application

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    42445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42445 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30690 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10502 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bloomington

1071 - 1733 USD /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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