Linguistics and Intercultural Communication

University for Foreigners of Siena

24 months
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The course aims to provide students with advanced training in scientific contents and methods in the area of language studies and a deep knowledge of modern languages, as well as the ability to use the knowledge acquired for business purposes.


The course aims to create an intellectual and professional figure able to operate in a European and international context, in any field where advanced language skills are in demand, both theoretical and applied, and in particular in the field of language education, in multilingual and multimedia publishing, in international cooperation, in the management of inter-lingual and intercultural contact, in the areas of communication and information, as well as in scientific research at university level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Linguistics for Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language
  • Oriental Languages for Intercultural Communication
  • Historical and Comparative Linguistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Italian
IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online 
  • Pay the first installment of tuition fees and the Regional Tax for the Right to University Study
  • 1 € 16.00 stamp; 
  • 1 card format photo; 
  • A photocopy of a valid identity document; 
  • The payment receipts of the 1st installment and of the Regional Tax for the Right to University Study 

Tuition Fee


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Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
University for Foreigners of Siena