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Arts and Humanities

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities combines the four disciplines that form its name. Some of the great masters of Italian humanities studied at this Faculty.

Today this important tradition is integrated with contemporary knowledge to form professionals and give students opportunities relevant to modern society.

Degree programmes range from archaeology and classical studies to modern and contemporary history, from philosophical studies to economics and international cooperation, from oriental languages to development of fashion and social phenomena.

This extraordinary interdisciplinary wealth can also count on an excellent teaching team and active student participation to make this Faculty one of the most popular with students. The Faculty is famous at Sapienza University and has always been at the centre of important historical events in Italy.

The Department of Philosophy is situated in a beautiful, historic building called Villa Mirafiori, once home to the wife of Vittorio Emanuele II, the first King of Italy. It was renowned as the first specialised philosophy faculty established in Italy in 1925.

The Italian Institute of Oriental Studies is one of the most important centres in Italy for the study of Chinese, Indian and other Asian cultures and languages.

Literary, classical and archaeological studies have a very important and world-renowned tradition in Italy.

This Faculty provides students with the opportunity to be a part of a Tradition and interdisciplinary studies are at the core of humanistic research long and continuing tradition of excellence in the field. Many of the Faculty’s graduates are in great demand in both the public and private sectors, as their vast knowledge and lateral thinking make them the kind of problem solvers employers seek.