Courses



Elective Modules (30 ECTS-Credits)
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Elective Module 2: Diachronic Linguistics (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory module 13
Learning Outcome: Students know about the evolution of the Italian language with regards to its phonetic, morphological, syntactical and lexical development. They are familiar with the most important historic texts and the intellectual, political and social factors which had major impact on the history of the language.
Elective Module 5: Literature and Other Media (I) (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory module 16
Learning Outcome: Students have in-depth knowledge of selected areas of Italian literature or film resp. and/or other media (opera, chanson, comics, graphic novel and similar) or of the transformation processes, which can be observed when a literary work is transferred to another medium or other media. They also gain an up-to-date insight into the respective theories.
Elective Module 7: Excursion (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students get an insight into specific aspects of an Italophone country. Excursions can focus on linguistics, literary studies or cultural studies.
Elective Module 8: Work Experience Abroad (20 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Working in a pertinent economic business or an educational institution, students get in-depth insights into specific aspects of an Italophone Country.
Work in an institution/company in an Italian-speaking country covering 500 actual hours. The work experience can be passed from the second semester onwards. Before starting the work experience it must be approved by the Director of Studies. Appointments as language assistant by the Ministry of Education of the Italophone guest country are deemed to be approved without further inspection. The completion of the work experience must be confirmed by the institution/company and with a work report.
Elective Module 9: Individual Choice of Specialisation (20 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: the prerequisites of the respective curricula do apply
Learning Outcome: This module aims at expanding the study programme and at acquiring additional qualifications.
For individual specialisation modules of the curricula of the bachelor and/or diploma programmes of the University of Innsbruck corresponding to 20 ECTS-Credits are to be chosen according to §54 par. 1 of the Universities Act.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).