Communication, Drama, Art and Music Studies

  • Solid knowledge in language and communication sciences
  • Writing, computer and communication workshops
  • Curricula focused on web communication or on performing arts
  • Internships in companies and theaters, companies and communication agencies
  • Practical activities and meetings with experts
  • Professional profiles of communication experts in digital and non-digital environments
  • Professional profiles related to theater, music, cinema and event organization
  • Linguistics, Semiotics, Aesthetics Sociology of Communication Disciplines of performing arts: history of theater, dramaturgy, organization and economics of the events Musicology and history of music Cinema, photography, television and complex TV Information technology Digital writing and journalism Foreign Languages

Teaching approaches

  • Theoretical lessons Interdisciplinary approach to the various disciplines Laboratory and seminar activities organized with the collaboration of students

Students participate in a call for admission. Admission requirements are listed in the announcements:

  • early (deadline May 30th): recommended to secure a place; high school seniors may also participate, students are admitted through a selective test TOLC
  • standard (July/August)
  • postponed (September/October), if there are still places available

Only those admitted can enroll. Non-EU students can participate in a specific call (March / April), pre-registration on is required

Degree program class
L03 Disciplines of Figurative Arts, Music, Entertainment and Fashion
Degree program class (for interclass degrees)
L20 Communication Sciences
250 Slots available
Language Italian
Duration 3 years

Course description

Depending on the selected degree program, the course trains:

  • experts in communication, with solid theoretical foundations (semiotics, linguistics, philosophy of language, and aesthetics), interdisciplinary knowledge (ranging from sociology to aesthetics to foreign languages) and specific skills related to communication in the digital environment;
  • experts in the disciplines of entertainment, with historical and methodological knowledge in the field of theater, music, cinema and in the design and implementation of cultural events, with the skills that these disciplines express and require in a working environment.

Students with a secondary school diploma (5-year course) and students with another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable. Ideal candidates are students with an interest in the various forms of communication and performing arts.

Providing students with sound preparation in the field of communication as well as specific knowledge and skills related to the worldwide web, social media and other digital environments. Provide broad critical awareness and interpretive visions related to theater, music, film, and the organization of cultural events.

Job opportunities in the field of communication in general: journalism, publishing industry, marketing, press offices, communication and public relations. Performance and cultural industry, journalism and critical reviews on theatrical performances, music and cinema, television and media, costume and fashion.

Fees, contributions and exemptions

Costs calculated based on family income (ISEE-University) and including:

  • fee for the equal access to university studies (from 130€ to 160€);
  • annual amount (from 0 (if ISEE-University <= € 22,000) to € 2,000);

Flat tax = €1,000 for international students (UE and non UE)

With a family income (ISEE-University < € 24,000) students are entitled to receive:

  • Scholarship consisting of total exemption from taxes, cash share, canteen and accommodation service (for off-site students)
  • Grants for international mobility
  • Reduced rates for the use of sports facilities and cultural services
  • Benefits for students completing their degrees within regulation time

Exclusively on grounds of merit, students can obtain:

  • International mobility grants (Erasmus)
  • Free accommodation and canteen services published in the call DUnicAL career program for student-athletes.
  • Scholarships for non-EU students Facilitated access to STEM programs
  • prizes for excellent students
  • higher scholarships for female students

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Life on Campus

In the largest and best equipped campus in Italy students will experience the sense of a unique university community, sharing educational, recreational, sporting and cultural events with fellow colleagues and professors. The Campus is equipped with lecture rooms, a sports center, theaters, amphitheaters, cinemas, cafes, refreshment areas and other places for socialization, thus offering an extraordinary human and educational experience.

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Services to Students

Unical is organized as an independent town that provides the best possible solutions of accommodation for students and staff living on campus, because it offers multiple services for study activities and for individual and collective well-being: libraries, the Language Learning Center, counselling and inclusion services. The Campus also includes a health center, a post office, a bank counter and a mindfulness dedicated area.

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Residential Center

It complements and completes the services provided by the University of Calabria and has put into shape the idea of a British-American campus-style University. It encompasses 10 districts hosting the university residences, consisting of apartments with double and single rooms, living room, kitchen and toilets. In these districts there are common areas for study and recreational activities and sports, there are TV rooms, game rooms and gyms; launderettes and bike rental services are also available.

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