Department of

Department of Humanities


Educational programmes:


Malcanton Marcorà, Dorsoduro 3484/D, Calle Contarini, 30123 Venice [map]

Inauguration of the Centre for Digital & Public Humanities

On Wednesday 5 June the Centre for Digital & Public Humanities will be inaugurated: it's a laboratory capable of exploiting the potential offered by technology. Among the objectives, the sharing of excellent scientific research and the development of a new educational standard, to experiment with participatory teaching methods.

Studying Humanities

The Department of Humanities offers a range of courses in the fields of History, Archaeology and History of Art, Classics, Mediaeval Latin, Romance and Byzantine Studies, Italian Studies, Linguistics, History of Religion and Geography, and in addition double or joint bachelor and master degrees with leading international universities.

Post-doc Visiting Fellowship in Aegean Prehistory

The Department of Humanities, through a generous donation by the Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP) and in collaboration with the Centre of Archaeological Studies in Venice (CeSAV), announces a Post-doc Visiting Fellowship in Aegean Prehistory in honour of Professor Filippo Maria Carinci, on the occasion of his 70th birthday in 2018.

Over 7 MM Euro to reward and develop excellence

The Department of Humanities has been selected by the Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) as one of the 180 best Italian departments 2018-2022 for the quality of its research (VQR). The grant will contribute to develop interdisciplinary projects in the Digital and Public Humanities, through the creation of a new Center for Digital Research in the Humanities.