About us

  • Top 10 for Italian in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and The Complete University Guide 2017

In Italian at Exeter we take pride in offering a high quality of teaching within a friendly, supportive and challenging atmosphere.

Whether you are attracted to Italy’s Medieval and Renaissance culture, that produced the likes of Dante and Michelangelo, or to Italy’s cinematic heritage, from Federico Fellini to Sophia Loren, the modules on offer in the department will give you the opportunity to build up your knowledge of Italy’s rich past, language and culture. You will be able to choose modules that give you an insight into its history, contemporary political scene, art history, gender relations, cinema and literature. Understanding this nation and its language will be both richly rewarding in itself, and a valuable asset in the increasingly international world of the 21st century.