Italian Studies at York offers an exciting learning experience in the areas of Italian language, literature, linguistics and culture, both on campus and abroad. Students may pursue various degree types, Italian language Certificates of Proficiency or add individual Italian Studies courses into other degree programs as electives.

The curriculum includes 3.0 and 6.0 credit courses in Italian language (beginner, intermediate, advanced); Italian literature (general introduction, specific periods, genres and authors); Italian linguistics (introductory notions; history of the Italian language; dialectology; special topics); Italian culture (introductory aspects; modern culture; media; cinema; opera) and Italian-Canadian studies. We also offer General Education courses on Italian culture, Italian cinema and Italians in North America. Courses are offered in Italian and English.

Italian Studies enriches your life. We look forward to meeting you in our courses.