Facts & figures
- #1 in Australia
- #26 in the world
- 2018 QS World University Rankings
Facts & figures
Our department boasts a lively and engaged student community and a vibrant research culture. Our graduates forge careers in fields as varied as diplomacy, education, tourism, design, architecture, music, fashion, arts and food in Australia and abroad.
The Department of Italian Studies is generously supported by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, through the Italian Institute of Culture, and has previously been supported by the Cassamarca Foundation.
Select from a wide range of language and culture units from one of the largest Italian departments in Australia and undertake a semester with one of our Italian partner universities. Develop high levels of linguistic aptitude and deep understanding of Italian authors, thinkers and literary and intellectual movements from the Middle Ages to the present.
Our staff maintain strong interdisciplinary links with a wide range of research clusters across the humanities as well as the social science disciplines of education and politics. Our research areas include:
Our advanced exchange programs provide life-changing experiences in Italy where students exercise their language skills and develop an understanding of cultural intricacies first hand.
For a full list of our upcoming events and seminars, visit the What's On calendar.
Research seminars are held on Thursdays at 4.15pm during semester. They are open to staff, students and interested members of the public.
For the 2018 Semester 2 seminar series details, please click here.
For more information, please email the Chair of the Department, Giorgia Alu, at email@example.com