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Learn about the Italian Language, Literature and Culture
The Master in Italian Language, Literature and Culture (Master in Lingua, Letteratura e Civiltà italiana) is offered by the Institute for Italian Studies (ISI) of the Università della Svizzera italiana, USI in Lugano. The Masters degree is offered entirely in Italian.
The Master in Italian Language, Literature and Culture covers three subject areas:
- Italian language
- Italian and comparative literature
- Arts, history and civilisation
Internationally known staff with excellent records will be teaching the Masters in Italian Language, Literature and Culture. Learning benefits from the linguistic and cultural situation in Ticino, an Italian speaking environment open to multilingualism, and from the excellent study conditions at USI Università della Svizzera italiana.
For more detailed information about Admission requirements for the Master in Italian Language, Literature and Culture at USI Università della Svizzera italiana, and to see if you qualify, fill out a Request Information form below.
Tuition & fees
The semester fees are CHF 4,000. For candidates resident in Switzerland, Lichtenstein and Campione d'Italia at the time of the final high school exam (maturità), the semester fee is CHF 2,000.
The Università della Svizzera italiana awards five specific grants for students enrolled in the Master in Italian language, literature and culture. The grant covers the annual tuition fee and may be renewed for the second year.
The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI and the Università della Svizzera italiana awards merit and revenue based grants up to a maximum of 4,000 Swiss francs.
Studying at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)
USI Università della Svizzera italiana is a member of the Swiss university system and the only Italian-speaking university in Switzerland. It is a multi-lingual university with courses taught in Italian and English and it has a strong international orientation. USI’s...