Bachelor On Campus

Italian Studies

Franklin University Switzerland

48 months
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Italian Studies at Franklin University Switzerland  is designed, first and foremost, to cultivate students’ abilities to communicate, interact and critically engage with the local culture. 


Once the students’ language-specific requirements are fulfilled, they are invited to explore a variety of topics in Italian culture, with an emphasis on Italian literature and film studies.

Key facts:

 Included in the menu of possible classes which count towards the fulfillment of a major in Italian Studies at Franklin University Switzerland  are courses dealing with topics in Communication, European History, Art History, Film Studies, and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. Prior to enrolling in a final, required Senior Seminar in Italian Studies, majors will be strongly encouraged to complete at least two Academic Travel courses to Italy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Italian Conversation
  • Topics in Italian Cultural Studies
  • Readings in Italian Literature
  • Italian Film and Society
  • Italian Cinema
  • Italian Film Adaptation: From the Page to the Screen
  • Italian Tales of Courtship, Beauty, and Power

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Undergraduate admission to Franklin University Switzerland is selective, competitive and based primarily on the following:

  • High School Record
  • Personal Recommendations
  • SAT I or ACT Scores (Optional)

Tuition Fee

Swiss/EU/EEA:CHF 25,000 per year; US/Canada: $45,200 per year; International: CHF 49,100 per year

Living costs for Lugano

1516 - 2134 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


70 percent of Franklin students receive financial aid. As an institution Franklin offers scholarships based on academic merit and financial need. Additionally, students may receive aid from various external programs based on citizenship, need, and other factors. Together we create a financial aid package and carefully guide you through your financing options to help you afford your education.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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