University of Innsbruck


Italian is one of the major languages in the European Union and of particular importance for Austria: Italy is the second biggest trading partner and the countries share mutually important tourism industries. The focus in this Bachelor’s Degree Programme is the Italian language: Active and passive language proficiency as well as linguistic knowledge of Italian.

In this programme the students also acquire comprehensive knowledge about Italian culture, literature and intercultural competencies.

Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Bachelor of Arts (BA)

6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent, language certificates

Supplemental Examination

Information on the curriculum

The right degree for me?



  • deepen language proficiency in a major European language
  • immerse in a new culture and broaden one’s horizon
  • deepen the theoretical and general knowledge about language
  • learn and enhance the basic cultural techniqes of text understanding, analysis and production
  • acquire sound cultural and cultural historical knowledge applicable in many professions
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My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • teach and research in educational institutions, e.g. universities and schools
  • work in adult education
  • employment in cultural institutions (e.g. theatres, publishing houses, museums)
  • work in journalism and the broader media sector
  • employment in the tourism, catering and hospitality sectors (e.g. tour guide, writing tourist guides and travel literature)
  • work in the diplomatic service
  • work in the private economy
  • employment in enology and the wine-trade

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