12 months
17694 USD/year
17694 USD/year
8928 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Italian Studies MA program from University of Texas at Austin is a broad-based, interdisciplinary program designed to offer students maximum flexibility in course selection, research, pedagogical training, and scholarly concentration.


Students from the Italian Studies MA program from University of Texas at Austin benefit from ample training in specialized Italian courses as well as from the intellectually stimulating and integrated experience of being in the classroom with graduate students from other departments. 

Graduates with Italian Studies from University of Texas at Austin will:

  • gain technical and professional preparation for teaching and research in Romance languages and linguistics. 
  • gain extensive experience in language teaching, 
  • have opportunities to teach content-rich discussion classes and to use and contribute to innovative works of digital scholarship and pedagogy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Italian literature
  • Italian film
  • Italian history
  • Italian art
  • Italian political theory
  • Italian anthropology
  • Italian culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The “ApplyTexas” common application
  • One uploaded copy of the official academic transcript from every senior college or university attended
  • An official score report of your Graduate Record Examination (GRE) results within the last five (5) years
  • The application fee
  • International students must also submit an official score report of TOEFL or IELTS
  • Personal statement of purpose (3-5 pages) explaining your reasons for wishing to pursue graduate study. 
  • Letters of recommendation from three (3) persons, all of whom must be professors or instructors.
  • Writing Samples – two (2) required essays (5-10 pages each) of your best scholarly work. 
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • The Graduate School requires applicants to have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a comparable degree from a foreign academic institution.
  • 3.0 GPA

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8847 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    17694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8847 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4464 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 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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