Next admission round:
- 2 years (24 months)
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Presentation: Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology, Anthropological Linguistics (inter-university programme)
NOTICE: You can apply for this Degree Programme through mastersbooking.com only if you are an international student. Here follows the categories considered:
- EU citizen and EU-equated citizen
- Non-EU citizen with an Italian residency permit
- Non-EU citizen residing in Italy with an Italian qualification
- Non-EU citizen residing outside Italy
- Italian citizen with a qualification obtained abroad
Italian citizens with Italian qualifications must follow a different procedure. For more info please visit: http://www.unive.it/pag/9791/.
This Master's degree programme offered with the University of Padova explores the new challenges linked to such phenomena as migration, delocalization, postcolonial and neocolonial contexts, and to the cultural impact of diversity.
Throughout the programme you will gain skills that are becoming more and more relevant in our multi-ethnic society undergoing urbanization, facing increasing migration, impoverishment and the resulting movements of defense and revendication.
Thanks to the skills and experience you will have gained you will be able to hold positions of responsibility in public institutions or international organizations, NGOS, museums, libraries, archives. You will be able to collaborate with structures offering social, education, health and school services in planning and analyzing strategies, and international cooperation and development, with particular attention to migrations and intercultural communication.
This Second Cycle Degree Programme aims to provide any necessary instruments for the analysis of the current phase of rapid cultural transformation (migratory phenomena, post-colonial and neocolonial situations, new syntheses resulting therefrom), through the acquisition of an ethnographic and ethnolinguistic background and of mature reflection skills on the professional role of anthropologists and on the methods and consequences of their intervention.
Educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships, in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work.
Knowledge gained by students will be assessed through written and oral exams during their entire university career.
The final exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.
- Demo-ethno-anthropological Studies;
- Eastern Studies;
- Historic-Geographic Studies subdivided into two courses, Historic and Geographic.
Qualifications/expertise after completing the program
Graduates may hold positions of high responsibility in local government as well as in international organisations and NGOs; in structures in charge of the cultural heritage enhancement, of social, educational, healthcare and school services, of regional planning, of co-operation and development, with a special focus on immigration issues.
Entry qualification: Bachelor diploma (or higher)
For Academic year 2018/19, admission onto the Master's Degree programme in Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology, Anthropological Linguistics requires:
- an adequate personal preparation;
- specific curricula requirements, matured with the obtainment of a definite number of credits in certain disciplinary fields;
- understanding of English language at level B2: the list of certifications and cases of exemption are available on the dedicated web page. Each knowledge will be verified by the office at the moment of enrolment.
Entry qualification: Bachelor diploma (or higher)
Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation, which is checked through the pre-evaluation procedure.
For students holding qualifications gained abroad: a minimum three-year degree is required.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You will need official translations along with verified copies of the original documents.
The official translation can be issued in the country of origin or in Italy - either by a local court of law, by court interpreters or by official translators. The entry qualification documents must also be legalised or bear the Apostille stamp certifying that the signature or seal on the document is genuine, and submitted in the original or certified copy.
You do not need to legalise the documents if:
- the qualification has been awarded by one of the signatory Countries of the European Convention of Brussels of 25 May, 1987 - Law 106/1990 (Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy);
- the qualification has been awarded by a German institution, following the Italo-German Convention on the exemption from legalization of public documents - Law 176/1973.
You must bring the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
B2 level is required.
As proof of Italian language level we accept the following international exams:
Please notice that students lacking suitable certification in Italian will have to take a preliminary Italian language test, held every academic year at the beginning of September.
The following students do not need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency: Italian mother-tongue students, EU students (wherever resident), non-EU students who have been living in Italy for at least a year.
B2 level of English language is also required.
We accept the following international exams:
- IELTS 4.0-5.0
- TOEFL iBT 57-86
Please notice that students lacking certification in English will be required to fulfill the requirement in the first year of studies.
Admission to an open access Master's Degree course does not involve a selection process. However, you are required to have an adequate personal preparation and hold specific requisites. In this case, the Teaching Committee of reference will carry out an assessment.
Course cost description:
Cost of the Degree Programme :
- EU students: 2061€
- Non-EU students from OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland and Turkey): 2100€
- Non-EU students from developing countries (http://www.unive.it/): 700€
- Students from all other countries: 1200€
In addition, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of forms of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university.