Humanities Summer School

The Humanities Summer School is managed by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the University of Bergamo end the Fairleigh Dickinson University (New Jersey).


The courses offered:

  • are held in English by lecturers of the University of Bergamo and other international universities

  • are recognized in the study plan as replacing 5/6 ECTS courses, as optional courses or supernumerary courses

  • are compulsory (from Monday to Friday)

  • involve max 20-25 students to guarantee the maximum participation in the teaching program;

  • require a B2 level of knowledge of English

The UniBg students may attend the courses even if they were not included in their study plan. These will be recognized as optional or as supernumerary courses at the request of the student.

To participate in the program you just have to send an email to (we will send prompt confirmation of the available places)

Participation in the courses is free for:

  • UniBg students

  • Erasmus students

  • students from partner universities with which the University of Bergamo has ongoing exchange programs

For students of non-partner universities the fee is €150 for each course

Lessons will take place online. 

Students may attend up to 2 courses of their choice for each period offered (max. 4 courses).

Exams must be taken at the end of the courses.

Registration Deadline: May 31, 2020

Courses 2020

June, 15-26

  • Contemporary Visual Culture: Digital Images, Virtual Reality, Videogames and their Cultural Roots (prof.ssa Barbara Grespi, Università degli studi di Bergamo)
  • Italian and European Travelers: Literature Between Identity and Stereotypes (prof. Marco Sirtori, Università degli studi di Bergamo)


June 29 - July 12

  • ‘Make’ in Italy: An Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Startupping (a cura di CYFE, Center for Young and Family Entreprise)
  • Anthropology of Children and Childhood (prof. David Rosen, Fairleigh Dickinson University)