The Ancient Philology, Literature and History degree programme offers students in-depth training in the branch of study traditionally termed ‘Altertumswissenschaft’ ("Ancient Science").
The competences and knowledge required to complete the master degree programme in Ancient Philology, Literature and History combine to form a solid methodological and historic grounding in linguistic, philological and literary studies from Antiquity to the Dark Ages, and the capacity to tackle, understand and analyse original texts and documents.
In practice, this comprises also:
The master degree programme in Ancient Philology, Literature and History is designed to prepare students to become rounded intellectual figures equipped to pursue a number of professional careers which require a solid cultural awareness, literary and humanistic competences, the ability to manage texts, and sharp analytical skills.
In particular, graduates can pursue careers in:
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Application and admission: Open, subject to entry requirements.
Students must have level B1 proficiency in English. Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) Placement test.
Every year, the Department of Literary Studies, Philology and Linguistics offers approximately forty Erasmus+ Scholarships (with a 5 to 12 month duration) for student mobility within the European Union (plus Switzerland). We have several partner universities in France, Germany, Spain, Greece, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Estonia and the United Kingdom.
Erasmus scholarships allow you to take exams abroad in all the sectors covered by the Department (classic, modern, philological, language studies). The exams passed abroad, and agreed in advance through a Learning Agreement, will be recognized by the University of Milan, subject to the approval of the Erasmus Commission of the Department.
Recommended, not mandatory