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Sapienza Summer School
(English-taught course)
Prof. Lucilla Anselmino
Prof. Nunzio Allocca
Faculty of Humanities
The course, addressed to foreign students, is dedicated
to Italian language and culture. It consists of two
independent parallel courses, taught in English and in
Italian, both with a final assessment test.
The Summer School exploits the extraordinary cultural
heritage of Rome and its surrounding territory, and
will consist of a series of conferences, language and
cultural courses, as well as guided visits to the most
important artistic and monumental sites of the city.
Foreign students
The course is open to foreign students holding a
secondary school diploma or an equivalent
qualification earned abroad and/or enrolled in a
University course. Documentation should be presented
in one of the main European languages (English,
French, Italian, German, Spanish and Portuguese)
Faculty of Humanities
Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm; 3.30pm-6.30pm
July 6th -18th, 2015
100 hours ( 75% of attendance is required to receive
the certificate of attendance and 4 ECTS credits)
Academics of the Faculty of Humanities and
members of the following Scientific Committee:
Nunzio Allocca
Lucilla Anselmino
Claudia Cieri Via
Francesco De Renzo
Giovannella Desideri
Paola Giunchi
Sabine Koesters
Federico Masini
Ugo Rubeo
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Maria Serena Sapegno
Franca Sinopoli
Francesca Romana Stasolla
Carla Subrizi
Maria Antonietta Visceglia
Lectures, linguistic laboratories, guided visits
Module 1
Roman archaeology and history
– The Origin of Rome between East and West
– The Rome of Augustus
– Public life and entertainment (the Forum and
Colosseum) and places of worship and religion:
temples, mithraea, catacombs
Literature, Philosophy, Society
– Dante’s Italy
– Machiavelli and the European Renaissance
– Leopardi and Modernity
Art and style
– Michelangelo and Renaissance in Rome
– Verdi and Italian Opera
– The Rome of Fellini and Pasolini
Culture and institutions
– “Made in Italy”: fashion, style, design
Module 2
Italian language and culture
Study visits:
– From the Forum of Augustus to the Basilica of St.
– Palatine and Coliseum
– Appian Way and Catacombs of S. Callisto
– Pantheon, Navona Square, Church of St. Luigi dei
– Palazzo Massimo Museum and Church of St. Maria
degli Angeli
– St. Peter’s Basilica and Castel S. Angelo
– Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
– Capitoline Hill, Jewish Ghetto and Tiber Island
– Galleria Borghese and Borghese Park
– MAXXI (National Museum of 21st Century Arts),
Auditorium, Bridge of Music
Other itineraries and cultural events will be suggested for
the weekend and for the late afternoon/evening
Final test
Presidency of the Faculty Humanities
Address: Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185 ROME
Phone: +39 0649913140
E-mail: [email protected]
Tuitions fees
1400 Euro (living expenses not included)
Special rates, scholarships
and accommodation
For Erasmus students, tuition fees are 700 EUR
(instead of 1400 EUR). For scholarships and special
lodging agreements please contact our staff at
[email protected]
Minimum number: 20 students for each programme
Maximum number: 30 students for each programme
The deadline for payments is May 31st, 2015
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