Italian Studies: MA

Graduate Program in Romance Languages and Literatures

Jan. 15
Master of Arts
1 semester minimum

The primary aim of the master's degree program in Italian Studies is to provide students with a comprehensive background in the literary and cultural achievements of Italy from an interdisciplinary approach. The course of study is especially well-suited to those who are considering further study in doctoral programs in Italian at Notre Dame and elsewhere. The course is taught by world-leading faculty in a friendly and supportive environment hosting a large cohort of Italian graduate students.

Updated: 9/2022

Application Materials:
  • GRE General Test optional
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution; one must show conferral of a bachelor's degree. (Due upon enrollment)
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A recent paper in the language of the proposed field of study, as well as one in English if that is not your native language
  • A compact disc or MP3 file demonstrating competency in the propose language of study if you are a native English speaker, or in English if you are a native speaker of French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian

Ted Cachey
Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: (574) 631-6887