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BALingue per la comunicazione interculturale e d'impresa / Languages for intercultural and business communication

University of Siena
Italy, Siena
Department of Education, Human Sciences and Intercultural Communication Italy, Arezzo, Campus del Pionta, Viale L. Cittadini, 33 - 52100
Tuition fee

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2406 (per year). You can calculate the amount to be paid per year at this link.

Application fee €30 per programme

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Overview

The three-year degree course in Languages for intercultural and business communication offers an ideal preparation for students who want to improve their language skills and apply them to intercultural communication in multiple working environments. The study plan includes an in-depth study of the Italian language and culture, of the English language and culture, and of a second foreign language and culture chosen from French, Russian, Spanish, German and Chinese: for the latter, introduced in the program of studies starting in 2017, thanks to a collaboration agreement with the Chinese university of Wenzhou, exchanges and stays in China are also planned for UNISI students studying Chinese language and culture.

Alongside the core disciplines, a rich range of related and integrative activities gives the course a unique and professionalizing interdisciplinary character. The not only theoretical but also practical cut of the activities, together with the internship and the possibility of study stays abroad, makes the course form graduates ready as much to the insertion in the world of the job as for the continuation of the studies.

Programme structure

The three-year degree course in Languages for intercultural and business communication has two curricula taught in Italian:
- languages for intercultural communication;
- languages for the company.

MIUR Class: L-11 Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages and Cultures
Duration: 3 years
Credits: 180

Career opportunities

Two professional profiles can be acquired by graduates in Languages for intercultural and business communication:

Operator and linguistic mediator in the social, tourist, cultural and international cooperation fields
Main EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES for this job profile: – in the cultural and tourism field, job opportunities fall within the various sectors related to cultural services and intermediation between the cultures of the various countries. The main occupational figures are: media operator; translator and expert in linguistic mediation in literary, artistic and performative fields; touristic operator. – The employment opportunities in the socio-cultural context are mainly linked, in Italy, to the needs of linguistic and cultural mediation connected to migratory phenomena and to the planning, in multilingual contexts, of cultural tourism development; abroad, to the activities of non-profit organizations and associations involved in socio-economic and cultural development initiatives, as well as to embassies, consulates and representative offices that maintain exchanges with European and non-European countries. – Job opportunities in the field of mediation and promotion of Italian culture and language for foreign users are linked, in Italy, both to the cultural tourism sector and to the needs connected to migration phenomena; while abroad, graduates will instead be able to work in institutions and companies that deal with the dissemination of Italian culture, as well as in institutions and public and private bodies dedicated to teaching Italian as a foreign language.

Operator and linguistic mediator in the economic and commercial field
Main EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES for this job profile
In the corporate and commercial sphere, graduates in Languages for intercultural and business communication are required by companies more or less large for marketing, intercultural mediation, commercial exchanges, as well as professional firms that increasingly offer services and consultancy legal and administrative matters to subjects operating at national and international level. The employment opportunities in this area are mainly the following: foreign correspondent, business operator in the international sector, in charge of foreign relations, customer service representative, foreign trade employee.

Apply now! First intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020
Apply now! Second intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Feb 1, 2020
Application deadline
Apr 28, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States