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BALingue, culture e società dell'Asia e dell'Africa mediterranea

Tuition fee €1,900 per year

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Application fee €10 one-time

This non-refundable fee allows you to apply for admission to a maximum of three programmes of study.

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Overview

Are you interested in learning more about Asia or the Near and Middle East? This programme allows you to choose any of the following languages as your focus: Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian or Turkish.

It teaches you writing and speaking skills in one or two languages as well as an advanced knowledge of English or French. It also introduces you to internationally recognised scholars, provides hands-on exercises with native speakers and offers the possibility of studying and/or carrying out an internship abroad.

The programme explores the cultural and religious heritage of your chosen region as well as its history, literature, economics, legal system and social dynamics. With the knowledge and skills you acquire, you can either continue your education with a master’s degree or apply for international and multicultural jobs both in Europe and beyond in a variety of fields, including translation, interpreting, publishing, tourism, journalism, linguistic instruction.

You are also equipped to work in social/educational services, welcome services for immigrants, the organisation and promotion of cultural and artistic events, the export of Italian goods and the import of Asian and Near or Middle Eastern products.

This programme offers 6 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:

Double Degree available
Students enrolled in the China Curriculum can apply for the double degree with Capital Normal University (Beijing, China) during the 2nd year of undergraduate studies.

Programme structure

This programme includes the following components:

  • course work
  • curricular internship
  • final thesis

You can apply to carry out one of the double degrees outlined above, which would involve spending one of the two years of study at a partner university. Alternatively, you can request to spend one or two semesters abroad through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.

Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.

Career opportunities

Graduates are ready for employment in intercultural communication in a range of different contexts, such as cultural organisations and museums, national and European public institutions and international organisations and businesses.

Possible career opportunities include:

  • Foreign language correspondent
  • International business liaison
  • International public relations consultant
  • Commercial agent
  • Cultural consultant
  • Translator or interpreter
Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application deadline
9 May 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time

This is the last application round accessible to NON-EU APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE A VISA. Please make sure to mark it on your calendar!

Studies commence
Sep 6, 2021
Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application start
May 17, 2021
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application deadline
9 May 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time

This is the last application round accessible to NON-EU APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE A VISA. Please make sure to mark it on your calendar!

Studies commence
Sep 6, 2021
Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
Application start
May 17, 2021
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States