Department of Ancient and Modern Civilizations
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Viale Annunziata, Polo Universitario
98168 Messina (ME)
NAME OF CONTACT PERSON
Dr. Eriberto Russo
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
The Department of Ancient and modern civilizations is the heir to the rich tradition of the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy of the University of Messina. The Department is an integral part of the campus of Contrada Annunziata, in the northern area of Messina, together with the Department of Veterinary and the University Sports Citadel. The students who enroll in the Department of Ancient and modern civilizations find a diversified educational offer. The Department offers 4 three-year degree courses (Philosophy; Literature; Foreign languages and techniques of linguistic mediation; Information sciences) and six Master’s degree course (Archaeology and Classical Tradition; Literary Civilization of Medieval and Modern Italy; Contemporary Philosophy; Modern Languages; Methods and languages of journalism; Historical Sciences), to which over two thousand students are enrolled. The teaching staff consists of one hundred tenured professors and about thirty assistant or adjunct professors, belonging to over forty different scientific disciplinary sectors. The department is home to scientific projects in various subjects, to advisory and editorial boards of scientific journals and has inherited, from the previous Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, the most important library in Southern Italy with over 800.000
volumes and its prestigious and rare collection of periodicals and journals.
HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS
Exchange of experience and expertise during and after the project, participation in the dissemination of the project
information, promotion of the information about the project to our network of contacts, e.g. on the website,
contribution to exploitation and sustainability of the project results, e.g. through participation at dissemination
events of the University of Bologna.