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MALettere Moderne / Modern Literatures

University of Siena
Italy, Siena
Department Of Philology And Literary Criticism Italy, Siena, Palazzo San Niccolò - via Roma, 56 - 53100
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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This degree course aims to train master’s graduates who have a considerable overall cultural knowledge in the humanities and who are able to understand and study specific topics in the field of literary history, philology, the history of language, literary theory, and the history of criticism. It also gives ample space to the study of foreign languages, philologies and literatures as an indispensable tool for international communication and critical reflection, even in a comparative perspective.

Programme structure

The degree course in Modern Literatures has two curricula taught in Italian:
- Philological, linguistic and literary
- Foreign literature

Class MIUR: LM-14 – Master’s Degree in Modern Philology
Duration: 2 years
Credits: 120

Career opportunities

The educational project of this Degree Course aims to train professionals with profound and wide-ranging linguistic and cultural skills, required in different sectors: public relations, human resources, press offices, publishing, Italian cultural institutes abroad, libraries, centers of culture. The degree course also prepares students for research in the university and private fields, and guarantees access to further training courses for teaching in schools.

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