Archaeology and Cultures of Antiquity (ARCA)
...ἐκ μέρους γὰρ γινώσκομεν...
...Knowledge is made of fragments...
Paul of Tarsus
The scientific educational offer of the DIUM with regard to Classics has been renewed, with the activation of ARCA – Archaeology and Cultures of Antiquity, the inter-university Master's course dedicated to the study and communication of the past.
The programme focuses in two main directions, corresponding to specific curricula. By choosing the Archaeological one, you will investigate the ancient artistic and cultural heritage of any form and environment, dating to Prehistory, the Classical Age and the Middle Ages, thanks to an interdisciplinary education integrating the humanistic, scientific and technological approaches and harmonizing the methods for the historical-archaeological research and the most updated economic and management strategies.
The Historical and Philological curriculum, on the other hand, will let you delve scientifically into the ancient world, by learning its social, economic and administrative structures, as well as the ancient tought and genius and the daily life through the ancient sources. Thanks to the latest digital technologies, you will learn how to decipher, interpret and contextualize documentary and literary texts.
From Prehistory to the Medieval times, choose the path that best suits your inclination. Excavations, seminars, interships and laboratories will give you the change of improving your education and experiencing what it means to be a modern professional of the Antiquity.