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The computer skills test is a testto be prepared independently. Find all the information about test dates and materials to prepare on Teams.

Teams code: ec1icx9


To book the test, simply write an email to with the subject line "Computer Skills Test" and then log onto the Teams channel at the time of the test.

Normally one trial per month is organized; dates are announced on Teams at the beginning of each month. If you have special needs, please contact the instructor.

Trial Instructions


The test is conducted indistance mode on Teams. The test has a maximum total duration of two hours (one and a half hours for the first level, half an hour for the second) in which you are required to solve some short exercises with your computer.

On the Teams channel, find a sample of the proposed exercises to prepare you for the test.

At the end of the test, you will send the result of the exercises (i.e., some files that you will have processed) in a compressed folder via email to or to the same teacher via Teams chat, specifying: last name, first name, freshman number, number of credits of the test, code of "other activities" required by your curriculum for the computer skills test.
The subject line of the email should be: "Computer Skills Test-Surname-Name".
It is important that you specify all the information requested, because you will need it to produce the certificate for credit.


The two levels are independent, and can be taken separately.


Discover the program



For 2023-2024, the following laboratories will be activated:


Sources and methods for the study of women's daily life in the modern age - Prof. Francesca Ferrando

Start: November 30, 2023 1:00 p.m. Classroom 4, Balbi Street 2 

Duration: 8 hours 

The workshop, reserved for female students in the Bachelor of History degree, aims to provide the basic analytical tools to contextualize the legal, economic and social position of women in the modern age. The course will be divided into four meetings of two hours each during which the participant(s) will address the different themes through the analysis of documentary sources produced especially in the Genoese context.

The topics covered will be: the dotal institution, women's work, gender violence, and the role of women in the welfare field.

At the end of the workshop, there will be a final test: each participant will have the choice of transcribing and commenting on a paper provided by the lecturer or answering three follow-up questions in written form, and will be able to acquire 1 CFU in the other activities.

For more information: Prof. Francesca Ferrando 


Workshop Sources and tools for geo-historical analysis of the territory - Prof. Giuseppe Rocca

The following topics are proposed, to be conducted with meetings of two 
hours each, twice a week
, for a total of at least 24 hours (2 cfu):

1.      Basic lexical issues (geographical space, territory, 
environment, landscape .... )
2.      Bibliographic sources aimed at the study of the territory
3.      The statistical sources and tools: categories, indicators, indices
4.      The statistical sources developed in Europe during the age 
modern: examples of research based on that source
5.      Population censuses from the Unification of Italy to the present
6.      The censuses of agriculture, industry and services from the second 
postwar period to the present
7.      Cartographic sources: categories and modes of use 
In the chrono-spatial analysis of the territory
8.     The cartography of the Military Geographical Institute of Florence and the 
its use in the analysis of functional land transformations in 
Italy: examples of research based on that source
9.      Cadastral sources and their use in the analysis of transformations 
functional land and landscape: examples of research based 
on such a source
10.     Direct observation of the places of historical memory in the center 
Genoese historical

At the end of the Workshop an oral examination is scheduled.

For more information and registration:

Prof. Giuseppe Rocca -