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Summer course for students

3 summer courses on Italian culture and history

How come Italy became… Italy? Understanding the past to explain the present is not always an easy task, but it is an interesting journey, able to enrich our view over the world we live in. The University of Padua now offers three online courses during the first half of July 2021.

Arqus summer course


The University of Padua offers three online courses during the first half of July 2021 with lectures, workshops and group discussions to explore culture and society during 3 periods of Italian history:

  • Italian fascism, History of a dictatorship (1922 - 1943) July 1 – July 10
  • Urban Culture and Politics in the Age of Giotto (1300 - 1400) July 6 – July 17
  • Science and Economy in the Age of Galileo (1450 - 1650) July 6 – July 17
  • Applications can be submitted until June 7th.

To apply for one of the aforementioned courses, you need to send an updated CV, a motivation letter, your Transcript of Records and an English certificate (B2 level or higher).

The course fee is 150 EUR. Full fee waivers are offered to students enrolled at Arqus universities and other partners of the University of Padua.

More info about the online courses and the application can be found in this pdf and on the University of Padua website.