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Curriculum History Studies: for students enrolled a.y. 2022-23

The History track offers four concentrations: 1) Ancient History, 2) Medieval History, 3) Early Modern History, 4) Contemporary History students can specialize their study plan by choosing the course units indicated for each concentration

First Year

01. Three integrated course units, 12 credits each, to be chosen among the following list: (36 CFU)

a) Field: Ancient History (max limit 36 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
28276 Ancient Greek History (I. C.) (LM)
28277  Archaic and Classical Greek History (1) (LM) L-ANT/02 6
28278  Hellenistic History (1) (LM) L-ANT/02 6
29437 Ancient Roman History (I. C.) (LM)
29440  Archaic and Republican Roman History (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
29446  History of the Roman Empire (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
29457 Greek Epigraphy and Institutions (I. C.) (LM)
29459  Greek Epigraphy (1) (LM) L-ANT/02 6
30109  Greek Institutions (1) (LM) L-ANT/02 6
b) Field: Medieval History (max limit 36 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29472 Economy, Society, Settlement Systems (I. C.) (LM)
29473  Economic and Social History of the Middle Age (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
29475  History of Settlements and Housing Systems (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
90019 History of the University and Cultural Institutions (I. C.) (LM)
90017  European Universities in the Middle Ages (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
90018  Universities and Institutions of High Culture in Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
29465 Origins of Europe (I. C.) (LM)
29466  Civilization of the High Middle Ages (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
28955  History of Medieval Europe (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
29477 Regional History and Urban Civilization (I. C.) (LM)
28489  History of Cities (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
29479  History of Emilia-Romagna in the Middle Ages (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
c) Field: Early Modern History (max limit 36 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
90030 History of Genres (C.I.) (LM)
90031  History of Genres and Sexualities in Early Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
84289  History of Women and of Gender Identity (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
82417 History of the Modern Age (I.C.) (LM)
82418  History of Europe in the Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
82419  Politics and Historiography of the Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
90019 History of the University and Cultural Institutions (I. C.) (LM)
90017  European Universities in the Middle Ages (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
90018  Universities and Institutions of High Culture in Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
d) Field: Contemporary History (max limit 36 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29516 Historians and Historiography (I. C.) (LM)
81860  Historians and Historiographic Practices (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
81859  History of Historiography (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
90030 History of Genres (C.I.) (LM)
90031  History of Genres and Sexualities in Early Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
84289  History of Women and of Gender Identity (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
29509 Profiles of Global History (I. C.) (LM)
29512  Global History: Economy, Environment and Society (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
29514  Global History: Public Sphere and Mass Media (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
81716 World History (I.C.) (LM)
81718  Europe in World History (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
81947  World History: Theory and Methodology (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6

02. One integrated course unit, 12 credit, to be chosen among the following list: (12 CFU)

a) Field: Ancient History (max limit 12 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29555 Roman Epigraphy and Institutions (I. C.) (LM)
29552  Roman Epigraphy (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
30122  Roman Institutions (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
b) Field: Medieval History (max limit 12 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
75737 Medieval Institutions and Civilisation (C.I.) (LM)
29689  Civilisations of the Late Middle Ages (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
29558  Medieval Political Institutions (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
c) Field: Early Modern History (max limit 12 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
87369 History and Political Theory (I.C.) (LM)
28113  History of Political Doctrines (1) (LM) SPS/02 6
28248  Political Theory (1) (LM) SPS/02 6
84305 History of Culture and Systems of Thought (I.C.) (LM)
28984  Cultural History (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
29610  History of Ideas (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
90032 History of Justice (C.I.) (LM)
90033  History of Justice from the Late Middle Ages to the Early Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
90034  History of Modern and Contemporary Justice (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
d) Field: Contemporary History (max limit 12 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
98905 FORMAZIONI SOCIALI CONTEMPORANEE (C.I.) (LM)
98898  STORIA DEL LAVORO E DELLE PROFESSIONI (1) (LM) SECS-P/12 6
98897  STORIA DELL'IMPRESA E DELL'INDUSTRIA (1) (LM) SECS-P/12 6
76784 History and Analysis of Mass Communication (LM) M-STO/04 12
87369 History and Political Theory (I.C.) (LM)
28113  History of Political Doctrines (1) (LM) SPS/02 6
28248  Political Theory (1) (LM) SPS/02 6
90032 History of Justice (C.I.) (LM)
90033  History of Justice from the Late Middle Ages to the Early Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
90034  History of Modern and Contemporary Justice (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6

03. One course unit to be chosen among the following list: (6 CFU)

a) Field: Ancient History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
75651 History and Culture in Papyri (1) (LM) L-ANT/05 6
39523 History of Writing and Papyri (1) (LM) L-ANT/05 6
29626 Numismatics (1) (LM) L-ANT/04 6
b)Field: Medieval History, Field: Early Modern History, Field: Contemporary History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
28940 Bibliography (1) (LM) M-STO/08 6
34381 Computer Science for Archive Keeping (1) (LM) M-STO/08 6
84211 Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (1) (LM) M-STO/08 6
29631 Diplomatics (1) (LM) M-STO/09 6
78184 Library History (1) (LM) M-STO/08 6
90552 Palaeography Latin (1) (LM) M-STO/09 6

04. One course unit to be chosen among the following list: (6 CFU)

a) Field: Ancient History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29638 Archaeology and History of Ancient Greek Art (1) (LM) L-ANT/07 6
29641 Archaeology and History of Ancient Roman Art (1) (LM) L-ANT/07 6
29647 Etruscology and Italic Archaeology (1) (LM) L-ANT/06 6
29654 Religions of the Classic World (1) (LM) M-STO/06 6
b) Field: Medieval History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
78035 Archaeology and Art History of Medieval Europe (1) (LM) L-ANT/08 6
c) Field: Early Modern History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
28353 History of Christianity (1) (LM) M-STO/07 6
28113 History of Political Doctrines (1) (LM) SPS/02 6
28248 Political Theory (1) (LM) SPS/02 6
29664 Religions and Society (1) (LM) M-STO/07 6
d) Field: Contemporary History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
81719 Atlantic and Global History of Modern Political Concepts (1) (LM) SPS/02 6
28353 History of Christianity (1) (LM) M-STO/07 6
29681 History of Churches and Religious Movements (1) (LM) M-STO/07 6
29664 Religions and Society (1) (LM) M-STO/07 6
90041 Urban Geography (1) (LM) M-GGR/01 6

Second Year

05. One course unit to be chosen among the following list: (6 CFU)

a) Field: Ancient History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
75657 Economic History of the Ancient World (1) (LM) L-ANT/02 6
29685 Greek Historiography (1) (LM) L-ANT/02 6
75651 History and Culture in Papyri (1) (LM) L-ANT/05 6
29748 History of Late Antiquity (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
39523 History of Writing and Papyri (1) (LM) L-ANT/05 6
29626 Numismatics (1) (LM) L-ANT/04 6
29714 Roman Historiography (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
81710 Rome and the Universal (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
29739 Social History of the Ancient World (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
b) Field: Medieval History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
30341 Archaeology and History of Ravenna and Byzantine Art (1) (LM) L-ANT/08 6
75658 Archaeology of Emilia Romagna in the Medieval Period (1) (LM) - Not available for the year  2022/2023 L-ANT/08 6
39545 History of Family and Society in the Middle Ages (1) (LM) - Not available for the year  2022/2023 M-STO/01 6
28019 History of Medieval Philosophy (1) (LM) M-FIL/06 6
29475 History of Settlements and Housing Systems (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
28243 Museum Anthropology (1) (LM) M-DEA/01 6
c) Field: Early Modern History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
90067 Cultural History of Science (2) (LM) M-STO/05 6
90031 History of Genres and Sexualities in Early Modern Age (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
28243 Museum Anthropology (1) (LM) M-DEA/01 6
28252 Social History (1) (LM) M-STO/02 6
d) Field: Contemporary History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
90067 Cultural History of Science (2) (LM) M-STO/05 6
27824 History and Media (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
72531 History of Contemporary Europe (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
84289 History of Women and of Gender Identity (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
87858 The Teaching of History (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
e) Field: Psychology and Pedagogy (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
30774 Theory and Practice of Education (1) (LM) M-PED/01 6

06. One course unit to be chosen among the following list: (6 CFU)

a) Field: Ancient History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29685 Greek Historiography (1) (LM) L-ANT/02 6
29714 Roman Historiography (1) (LM) L-ANT/03 6
b) Field: Medieval History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29689 Civilisations of the Late Middle Ages (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
81958 Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Medieval World (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
98899 SPAZIO E CULTURA STORICA NEL MEDIOEVO (1) (LM) - Not available for the year  2022/2023 M-STO/01 6
c) Field: Early Modern History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29689 Civilisations of the Late Middle Ages (1) (LM) M-STO/01 6
81720 Global History of the Long Nineteenth Century (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
81721 History of the Risorgimento and National Revolutions (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
d) Field: Contemporary History (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
81720 Global History of the Long Nineteenth Century (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
81721 History of the Risorgimento and National Revolutions (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6
29704 History of the Shoah and Genocide (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6

07. One course unit to be chosen among the following list: (6 CFU)

ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
29729 African History and Institutions (1) (LM) SPS/13 6
29905 Assyriology (1) (LM) L-OR/03 6
28775 Egyptian Epigraphy (1) (LM) L-OR/02 6
28774 Egyptology (1) (LM) L-OR/02 6
75650 History and Institutions of Africa (2) (LM) SPS/13 6
75728 History and Institutions of the Muslim World (1) (LM) L-OR/10 6
75722 History of Eastern Asia (1) (LM) L-OR/23 6
75753 History of Iran and Central Asia (1) (LM) - Not available for the year  2022/2023 SPS/14 6
78170 History of Manichaeism and of the Iranian Gnosis (1) (LM) L-OR/14 6
75721 History of Modern and Contemporary China (1) (LM) L-OR/23 6
81722 Indian Ocean History (1) (LM) SPS/13 6
75725 Intellectual History of Modern and Contemporary India (1) (LM) L-OR/17 6
98754 MUSULMANI E CRISTIANI NEL MEDITERRANEO ISLAMICO: STORIE DI RELAZIONI (1) (LM) - Not available for the year  2022/2023 L-OR/10 6
75724 Religions and Philosophies of India (1) (LM) L-OR/17 6
75730 Religious History of the Iranian World (1) (LM) L-OR/14 6
95804 The Ottoman Empire in the Eurasian Context (1) (Lm) L-OR/10 6

08. One Language course unit to be chosen among the following list: (6 CFU)

For more information on Language learning please contact the University Language Center (CLA) – Language Laboratories, via Filippo Re, 10 Bologna, ph. 051/2099890, e-mail: cla.bo-lablinguistici@unibo.it
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
26337 English Language Test B - 2 L-LIN/12 6
26357 French Language Test B - 2 6
26345 German Language Test B - 2 6
26351 Spanish Language Test B - 2 6

09. One or more electives to be chosen among course units available within all the University programmes (12 CFU)

It is possible to select one or more courses among those offered by University of Bologna for at least 12 CFU.
a) It is possible to select one or more courses among those offered by University of Bologna for at least 12 CFU. It is recommended to select at least one of the following activities: (max limit 12 CFU)
cfu ? Credits
86225 Internship Abroad (1) (LM) 6
98134 LABORATORIO DI MEDIEVISTICA (1) (LM) 6
98133 LABORATORIO DIGITALE PER LE FONTI CLASSICHE (1) (LM) 6
27928 Laboratory (1) (LM) 6
29424 Seminars (1) (LM) 6
29828 Telemaco Laboratory (1) (LM) 6
28119 Work Placement (1) )LM) 6
It is recommended for students interested in FIT program (teaching program) to select the following course: (max limit 6 CFU)
ssd ? Disciplinary-scientific area to which the learning activity belongs cfu ? Credits
87858 The Teaching of History (1) (LM) M-STO/04 6

10. Final Examination (24 CFU)

Students must select one of the three modalities: one offers the possibility to obtain some of the 24 credits with different activities in preparation of the final examination.
A) Final Examination (24 credits) (max limit 24 CFU)
This modality does not include any preparation abroad.
cfu ? Credits
29429 Final Examination (LM) 24
B) Final examination (12 CFU) with Preparation for the final examination abroad (12 CFU) (max limit 24 CFU)
This modality includes a period of preparation abroad in agreement with your supervisor. Students also have the opportunity to apply for grants for studying abroad offered by University of Bologna.
cfu ? Credits
86222 Final Examination (12 CFU) (LM) 12
86263 Preparation for the Final Examination Abroad (12 CFU) (LM) 12
C) Final examination (12 CFU) with Internship abroad (6 CFU) and Preparation for the final examination abroad (6 CFU) (max limit 24 CFU)
This modality includes a period of preparation abroad in agreement with your supervisor. Students also have the opportunity to apply for grants for studying abroad offered by University of Bologna
cfu ? Credits
86222 Final Examination (12 CFU) (LM) 12
86277 Internship Abroad for Preparation for the Final Examination (6 CFU) 6
86224 Preparation for the Final Examination Abroad (6 CFU) (LM) 6