Romance Studies Italian

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Which Romance languages are there and where are they spoken?
  • What do the country-specific cultural regions look like?
  • Which literatures will I have to have read?
  • How will studying Romance languages affect my career chances?
  • How do I prepare for studying abroad?

Degree programmes


Romance Studies Italian, Master 1 subject


Degree: Master of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German, Italian

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What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

 it offers the possibility to specialise in philology or literary studies (e.g. through specific postgraduate modules) and offers an interdisciplinary set-up.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Cultural studies
  • Philology
  • Literary studies
  • Foreign language training

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • excellent grasp of the chosen foreign language


    • languages, reading
    • studying academic literature

    struggle through:

    • a plethora of reading materials
    This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
    • Romance Philology + an additional degree course combinable as per RUB regulations
    Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
    • in arts administration
    • in academia and research
    • in the print media
    • in the PR industry
    • in the international labour market

    And else?

    An internship ...

    is recommended. It is done during the degree course.

    Studying abroad ...

    is recommended.

    Where do I find help?

    Academic advisory office

    Dr. Judith Kittler
    Building, Room: GB 7/62
    Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-29951
    Website academic advisory office

    Contact students

    Fachschaft Romanistik
    Building, Room: GB 7/159
    Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25041
    Website Fachschaft

    Family-friendly university
    Family-friendly university

    Taking care of children or sick resp. old relatives while pursuing your degree? They don’t have to be mutually exclusive. RUB presents options of reconciling studying with family responsibilities.


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