Master in Humanities Studies in Italy

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Humanities Studies

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

Top Master Programs in Humanities Studies in Italy 2019

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Master in Intercultural Theology

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Italy Rome Padua + 1 more

M.A. program Intercultural Theology offers a unique combination of theory and practical experiences. Teaching language is English. [+]

M.A. program Intercultural Theology offers a unique combination of theory and practical experiences. Teaching language is English. The study course lasts for four terms and is offered by Göttingen University in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences for Intercultural Theology Hermannsburg (Fachhochschule). It imparts basic knowledge about intercultural theology, which is to be applied in a project abroad or in Germany. The Master degree qualifies for various jobs in the churches, in Non-Governmental-Organizations, media, institutions of adult education or scientific institutes.

Program: Intercultural Theology M.A.

Degree: Master of Arts

Standard period of study: Four semesters... [-]


Master in Language and Mind : Linguistics and Cognitive Studies

University of Siena
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Siena

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula: Linguistics and Cognition; Philosophy and Cognition. The program focuses, in both curricula, on the study of language in the perspective of cognitive studies and of the philosophy of language and mind. [+]

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula:

Linguistics and Cognition Philosophy and Cognition

The program focuses, in both curricula, on the study of language in the perspective of cognitive studies and of the philosophy of language and mind. It is primarily addressed to students interested in:

the in-depth description of human languages, in their different varieties including different dialects; the study of language as a cognitive capacity and its relevance in the domain of first and second language acquisition and language pathology; the study of the philosophical, psychological, biological and social bases of language and cognition; the study of the relevance of the analysis of human language for philosophical studies. Università di Siena photo archive ... [-]

Master in Advertising - Copywriting

Accademia di Comunicazione
Campus Full time 7 months October 2019 Italy Milan

The Master in Copywriting is one of those financed by the Call of the Puglia Region "Pass Graduates". The style of advertising writing in the last few years has changed a lot and on this change have particularly affected those that have been defined as new media. [+]

The Master in Copywriting is one of those financed by the Call of the Puglia Region "Pass Graduates".

The style of advertising writing in the last few years has changed a lot and on this change have particularly affected those that have been defined as new media.

The word is in fact sensitive to every fashion and change: social, political, environmental, economic, technological, etc.

The advent of digital has brought with it a real revolution that has transversely involved the way we live and think, bringing with it the need for a transformation of the DNA of the whole society.

New forms of communication have emerged and are emerging, which increasingly need to be integrated with traditional ones, turning advertising campaigns into multimedia campaigns.... [-]


Master in Contemporary Art Conservation - Master di I Livello

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Como
Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 Italy Como

The issue of Contemporary Art Conservation is at the center of debates and disagreements. The diversity and originality of used materials, the ephemerality and perishability of some art works, the use of new media and, last but not least, the immateriality of some performances and happenings make this field a continuously and rapidly evolving ground where well prepared specialists ready to deal with this wide and inestimable patrimony are definitely missing. Starting from here and from the individual peculiarities of each Campus, Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli signed a partnership which proposes an ambitious Higher Education project. Career opportunities - The Specialist in Contemporary Art Conservation can work either in conservation or in restoration, boasting a theoretical and practical knowledge specifically connected to the contemporary times. The employment sectors include galleries, public and private museums, public institutions for conservation and land-use planning, exhibition setup and art transportation businesses, studio and analysis labs, university departments of Art History, restoration and conservation companies. Degree title - The course is recognised by MIUR (Ministry for Education, University and Research) as an Academic Master Level I credit rated at 60 credits allowing students to progress further in their studies in Italy or abroad. [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

The issue of Contemporary Art Conservation is at the center of debates and disagreements. The diversity and originality of used materials, the ephemerality and perishability of some art works, the use of new media and, last but not least, the immateriality of some performances and happenings make this field a continuously and rapidly evolving ground where well prepared specialists ready to deal with this wide and inestimable patrimony are definitely missing.

Starting from here and from the individual peculiarities of each Campus, Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli signed a partnership which proposes an ambitious Higher Education project.... [-]


Master’s degree in European and Pan-American Languages and Literatures (taught in Italian)

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2019 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints; Fluency in at least one of the main languages spoken in Europe and the Americas, etc. [+]

OBJECTIVES To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints Fluency in at least one of the main languages spoken in Europe and the Americas Expertise on at least one of the important civilizations of Europe and the Americas The ability to use the main information technology tools. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Planning, co-ordination and cultural mediation as well as specific competence (historical and literary expertise) relating to European and Pan-American cultures and literature, as well as a good theoretical knowledge of their main features.

CURRICULA Education and Methodologies Literary and Cultural Studies (with subjects taught in English) ADMISSION ... [-]

Master in Classical and Modern Philology and Literature

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Cagliari

Graduates in Philology and classical and modern literature may write to the intellectual and scientific professions highly specialized (eg .: teachers, philologists, linguists, cultural experts etc.), And has privileged access to the teaching and research world ... [+]

Graduates in Philology and classical and modern literature may write to the intellectual and scientific professions highly specialized (eg .: teachers, philologists, linguists, cultural experts etc.), And has privileged access to the teaching and research world.

final test characteristics

The final exam consists of the discussion of a written paper, through which it is possible to ascertain the skills acquired. The graduate student will develop their own 'Master thesis' under the guidance of a supervisor and will have to prove to be able to use with full mastery of the relevant scientific literature, both in Italian and in foreign languages.

The thesis must have the characteristics of an original research work. ... [-]


Master in Archaeology and History of Art

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Cagliari

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and various institutes engaged in research and enhancement of archaeological, historical and artistic ... [+]

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and various institutes engaged in research and exploitation of the archaeological, historical and artistic heritage.

final test characteristics

The final examination for the award of the qualification in the exposition will consist of a written paper on a novel topic to be agreed with one of the teachers of the course. The report must have a contributory and non-compile-and will have to be longer than 2000 characters in 50 folders. Through discussion, the candidate will be able to demonstrate the specialized level of knowledge and skills acquired in the single discipline and within the subject area concerned, with attention to related areas.... [-]


Master in Advanced European and International Studies – European Integration & Global Studies – Berlin-Nice-Rome/Istanbul

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time October 2019 Italy Rome

The one-year anglophone programme "European Integration and Global Studies" of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies takes place in Berlin-Nice-Rome/Istanbul. [+]

"Learning and living Europe"

The European Integration and Global Studies branch of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give students an overarching vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of today’s world.

The MAEIS is a one­-year ­programme, subdivided into three study terms plus an optional internship (3-6 months). The teaching modules are (for a detailed description see below):

Conflict and cooperation in the international system European integration and external action Federalism and multi-level governance Economic globalisation and sustainable development Professional Skills Workshops ... [-]

Master in Specialized Translation

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Forli

In this 2-year second-cycle Master's in Specialized Translation you will train as a language specialist, learning to professionally translate, revise and proofread texts and multimedia/audiovisual products in a variety of highly specialized domains, including technical, commercial and multimedia communication and the publishing industry. [+]

In this 2-year second-cycle Master's in Specialized Translation you will train as a language specialist, learning to professionally translate, revise and proofread texts and multimedia/audiovisual products in a variety of highly specialized domains, including technical, commercial and multimedia communication and the publishing industry.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme You can become a highly specialized professional translator You can train with state-of-the-art translation tools and new technologies You can study two languages in a friendly, multicultural environment You can acquire skills for audiovisual translation and for software and game localization You can study in an MA Programme, included in the European Master in Translation network. Admission requirements ... [-]

Master in Language, Society and Communication (LSC)

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Bologna

The Master’s Degree in Language, Society and Communication (LSC) is a two-year second-cycle Degree Programme within the School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Interpreting and Translation of the University of Bologna. [+]

The Master’s Degree in Language, Society and Communication (LSC) is a two-year second-cycle Degree Programme within the School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Interpreting and Translation of the University of Bologna.

It is an is an International Master’s Degree starting from Academic Year 2015/2016, which provides students with a high-quality academic education and professional skills in the field of language studies and international communication. The International Programme prepares students to become future experts in international relations and/or in text-editing, fluent in two languages of international communication.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme Multilingual: An MA Degree that promotes knowledge of several languages, in our societies where this is a fundamental necessity Up-to-date: A course that faces up to the challenges posed by today's world Intercultural: A course that centres on developing intercultural competence Communication: A course inspired by the idea of dialogue and interaction across languages and cultures Diversity: A course that broadens your horizons and leads you to a deeper understanding of different cultures and values Admission requirements ... [-]

Master in Modern, Post-Colonial and Comparative Literatures: Women's and Gender Studies

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Bologna

GEMMA Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies – is a postgraduate programme that consists of two years of study (120 ECTS) and is taken in 2 out of 7 prestigious European universities that participate in the Consortium. [+]

GEMMA Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies – is a postgraduate programme that consists of two years of study (120 ECTS) and is taken in 2 out of 7 prestigious European universities that participate in the Consortium.

The Home University is the university where you start the programme and complete the first year of study, while the Mobility University is the university where you complete the compulsory mobility semester in the second year of study (and in some cases the fourth semester as well). When applying to GEMMA, you can choose a combination of either two of the seven European universities, except Granada-Oviedo or Oviedo- Granada (please see “Mobility combinations” section for more details).... [-]


Master in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Forli

MIREES is an innovative graduate programme, taught entirely in English, unique in Italy and Europe, devoted to students that have a BA background in Economics, Politics, International Relations, History, Agricultural or Cultural studies at large, and would now like to acquire a specialized, in-depth knowledge of the Post-socialist Countries in transition, the new EU Member States after the Enlargements of 2004 and 2007, as well as the New East-European Neighbour Countries. [+]

MIREES is an innovative graduate programme, taught entirely in English, unique in Italy and Europe, devoted to students that have a BA background in Economics, Politics, International Relations, History, Agricultural or Cultural studies at large, and would now like to acquire a specialized, in-depth knowledge of the Post-socialist Countries in transition, the new EU Member States after the Enlargements of 2004 and 2007, as well as the New East-European Neighbour Countries.

MIREES combines an academic approach with professional training, forging potential insightful consultants, analysts, and managers as Area Experts for international agencies, public administrations, private and public companies, and NGOs, while also offering a solid basis for further academic studies at the PhD level.... [-]


Master in Italian Studies, European Literary Cultures, Linguistics: Italian Studies

University of Bologna
Campus Full time September 2019 Italy Bologna

ITS is the Second Cycle Degree program based on the newest results of cultural analysis developed by the University of Bologna. [+]

ITS is the Second Cycle Degree program based on the newest results of cultural analysis developed by the University of Bologna.

ITS Students 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. The innovative, interdisciplinary approach to Italian culture is strengthened 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).... [-]


Master in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK)

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Bologna

The international degree programme in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK) offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum designed to foster close connections between humanities and the sciences of representation and processing of information and knowledge. [+]

The international degree programme in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK) at University of Bologna offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum designed to foster close connections between humanities and the sciences of representation and processing of information and knowledge. Mainly designed for students holding a three-year degree in humanities, the Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge programme targets those who wish to explore the field of literary, linguistic, historical and cultural studies and the arts, using models, systems and computational methods to represent and process data, information and knowledge.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme This programme combines humanities-related competencies with IT know-how, particularly in relation to the development of cultural processes Thanks to a cutting-edge interdisciplinary approach, you will gain knowledge that will set you apart from other graduates You will become part of an international environment comprising academics, students, businesses, and cultural and research institutions You will deal with innovative, interdisciplinary subjects, and enter a job market that is looking for (still) rare skills You will improve your English, thus developing sought-after skills that will greatly increase your chances in the job market Admission requirements ... [-]

Master in History and Oriental Studies: Global Cultures

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Bologna

Global Cultures Curriculum is intended to be a radically new approach to the humanities. Students are invited to critically analyse the “shock of the global” that is shaping our lives and societies and to abandon the traditional Eurocentric and state-centred approaches and methodologies. [+]

Global Cultures Curriculum is intended to be a radically new approach to the humanities. Students are invited to critically analyse the “shock of the global” that is shaping our lives and societies and to abandon the traditional Eurocentric and state-centred approaches and methodologies. Hybridisation among methods and research fields, experimentation of new forms of interaction between academics and students, and a strong emphasis on cross-cultural and transnational connections are all essential elements for a new critical perspective in the study of past and present academic discourse.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme A community of students: students at GLOC feel they are part of an international community of scholars and friends International environment: students at GLOC have a chance to meet scholars, professors and friends coming from everywhere Renown faculty: students at GLOC can attend courses taught by Italian and invited international scholars well known in the field A non traditional teaching: students at GLOC can experiment new forms of interaction with their professors in and out of class Dedicated spaces: students at GLOC have their own classrooms, a meeting room for group works, and a common room to chat and relax Admission requirements ... [-]