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The particular economic-productive structure of the Liguria region has seen a relevant employment of master's degree graduates in Languages in the sectors of the logistics sector and in the national and international companies most involved in the processes of globalization of the economy: for these activities, a good knowledge of foreign languages and cultures can contribute to the success of business initiatives.

In the field of evaluation of tourist and cultural resources, graduates in Languages are in high demand both in the field of production and dissemination of culture by public and private companies, and in the field of tourism promotion of the territory in which trade associations, regional and local authorities, and the Convention Bureau of Genoa participate.

What will you study

The Master's Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures for Cultural Services is divided into three curricula: International Communication, Modern Literatures, Cultural Tourism. Each of them revolves around the in-depth study of two specialization languages, chosen from French, English, Spanish, Russian and German - activated in all curricula - as well as Polish, Portuguese and Swedish - activated for Modern Literature and in Cultural Tourism.

The Course is divided into the following curricula:

Provides the student with specific skills in the areas of services to businesses and public bodies, international organizations and the promotion of territorial resources. The interdisciplinary training - economic, legal, anthropological and cultural disciplines - aims to train a flexible master's graduate who is open to multiple employments.

It aims to bring the student to a thorough knowledge of at least two literatures of European and American countries, as well as their respective linguistic and cultural traditions in the international context. To this end, the linguistic and philological teachings of the two languages of study, those of Italian literature and comparative literatures, and historical, geographical and anthropological teachings are included.

is focused on the management of tourism resources and the organization of cultural events with tourism value. Again, the interdisciplinary training, with contributions ranging from economic and geographic subjects to historical and art-historical ones, aims to train a graduate capable of finding a professional placement in companies active in the areas of production and dissemination of culture, edutainment, and more generally in the planning, management and marketing of tourism offerings.

After graduation

The degree in Modern Languages and Literatures for Cultural Services will enable graduates to carry out activities at a high level of responsibility in all professional fields in which a solid humanistic culture and a secure command of foreign languages are required (publishing houses, study centers, Italian cultural institutes abroad, etc.).

The graduate in Modern Languages and Literatures for Cultural Services


Who is it?

He can perform the following professional activities:

  • cultural mediator
  • event organizer
  • commercial management
  • marketing management
  • human resource management
  • management of publishing houses
  • tourist guide
  • language secretary
  • international secretary
  • foreign language correspondent
  • research (after attending doctoral courses).

What do you do?

The skills for which the course provides adequate preparation, expendable in the first years of employment or in further study are:

  • high-level language skills in the foreign languages studied, required in the professional fields of industry, commerce, tourism, publishing and cultural centers
  • intercultural skills related to the processes of globalization but also to the valorization of the territory
  • high-level linguistic, cultural and literary skills for future research or teaching paths.

Where does she work?

The graduate has the opportunity to find employment in:

  • public and private companies in the commercial sector
  • public and private companies in the marketing sector
  • public and private companies in the human resources sector
  • public and private companies in the field of economic globalization
  • public and private companies in the cultural industry sector
  • public and private companies in the tourism industry
  • cultural institutions
  • diplomatic representation sector
  • schools (after attending appropriate courses)
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  • public and private universities and research institutions (after attending doctoral courses)
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