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Languages for Business and Development
New institution course AY 2023-2024
- Language: Italian
- Degree class: LM-38 Class of second-cycle degree programmes in Lingue moderne per la comunicazione e la cooperazione internazionale
- Numerus clausus: No
- Location: Arezzo
This second-cycle degree programme (laurea magistrale) provides graduates with an advanced level of competence (at least C1) in two languages (chosen amongst English, Russian, Chinese and French), and a solid background in economic and legal studies. In doing so it offers an interdisciplinary preparation which responds to the needs of today’s work world, with particular attention to issues of sustainability and to the increasing demand for skills in the area of linguistic and cultural mediation, including in situations of conflict. To assure the development of critical thinking and strong teamwork skills, many of the courses are taught in a seminar format.
The first second-cycle degree programme of its kind (LM-38) to be instituted in the Tuscany region, Languages for Business and Development is offered at the University of Siena’s Arezzo campus, in an area (southern Tuscany) characterized by a thriving manufacturing district and a consolidated tradition of fruitful university-community collaboration. Located just a stone’s throw from the Arezzo train and bus stations, the campus can be easily reached by both public and private transportation.