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How has European culture been affected by the heritage left by the Italian Renaissance? Would you like to gain a better understanding of the background of the current political situation in Europe? Would you like to be able to read the works of Machiavelli and Dante in their original language?

Subject Coordinator: Marco Gargiulo
Student Adviser: Eva Lien
Examination Officer: Turid Daae

Italy is the cradle of Humanism. The country has always played a key role in the political, religious and cultural history of Europe. It has more places featured on UNESCO's World Heritage List than any other country in the world, and it has been a major contender in the field of art and culture for several centuries.
Our Italian studies provide a variety of different approaches as well as the opportunity to engage more deeply in your field of interest. You can gain proficiency in the Italian language and acquire a thorough knowledge of Italian cultural history by studying ancient and modern literature. Italian can be relevant for work in both the public and private sectors where our internationalized society places heavy demands on having language and cultural skills.

Important information regarding admission: For applicants who are interested in our bachelor's degrees, please note that all of our undergraduate programmes require proficiency in Norwegian. This applies to all programmes, including foreign languages, as some information and the courses will only be available in Norwegian. The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service, NUCAS (Samordna opptak) coordinates the admission to regular undergraduate studies at all the universities, university colleges and state colleges in Norway.