Department of Studies on Language and Culture

Main address
largo Sant'Eufemia, 19
41121 - Modena (Italy)
tel. 059 205 5811

Web site
Prof. Lorenzo Bertucelli


The Department of Studies on Language and Culture aims at providing a broad-based knowledge of languages and cultures.
The research and teaching of the Department aims at investigating a vast array of disciplines and subjects ranging from European languages and cultures to anthropology, history, philosophy, linguistics, sociology, law and economics. A close collaboration with local, national and international institutions enhances the teaching activities of the Department and supports the popularisation of science.
The Department promotes teaching and research in the following areas:
- Discourse and genre analysis;
- Translation studies;
- History and variety of languages;
- Linguistics and sociolinguistics;
- Intercultural mediation;
- Multiculturalism and interculturalism;
- European integration processes (cultural, economic and legal);
- The history of philosophical and scientific ideas;
- History of ideologies and cultural movements;
- Philosophy of language, ethical and metaethical theories;
- The history of nationalism and identity construction;
- Ethnology, ethnography and anthropology of contemporary societies;
- The history of religions, with particular attention to Christianity and Islam.
The Department promotes Erasmus mobility programs for teachers and students and has also a wide network of international non-Erasmus exchanges. Its members participate in numerous national and international research projects and networks.

Degree Courses for the a.y. 2022-2023

Bachelor's Degree programmes

Accesso Programmato European Languages and Cultures
Accesso Libero History and Contemporary Cultures

Master's Degree programmes

Accesso Libero Anthropology and History of the Contemporary World
Corso tenuto in inglese Accesso Programmato Languages for Communication in International Enterprises and Organizations
Accesso Libero Languages, Cultures, Communication
Accesso Libero Philosophy

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