Egittologia Pisa

Master’s degree Programme “Ancient Egypt and Western Asia: archaeology, history and languages” (AEWA)

We are pleased to announce that from the next academic year (2022-23) a new master’s degree programme – “𝐀𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐄𝐠𝐲𝐩𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐀𝐬𝐢𝐚: 𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐞𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲, 𝐡𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬 (𝐀𝐄𝐖𝐀)” – will be introduced at the University of Pisa.

“Ancient Egypt and Western Asia: archaeology, history and languages” is a two-year graduate degree consisting of 23 courses completely taught in English.

The study programme focuses on history, archaeology, culture, and languages of ancient and late Egypt and Western Asia (ranging from philology to museology, history of religions to material culture).

The historical and archaeological areas of interest include Egypt, Anatolia, the Levant, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Arabia, India, Uzbekistan and Xinjiang. The languages range from ancient Egyptian to Akkadian, Hittite, Ugaritic, Syriac, Middle Iranian languages and Sanskrit.

The master programme also offers internships in agreement with museums, archives and libraries in Italy and abroad, possibility of training through excavations, immersive off-site classes in museums, study trips in some of the countries covered by the study programme.

𝐄𝐧𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐦𝐢𝐝-𝐉𝐮𝐥𝐲 (𝐍𝐨𝐧-𝐄𝐔 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐩𝐫𝐞-𝐞𝐧𝐫𝐨𝐥 𝐛𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝟑𝟎𝐭𝐡 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞).

Entry requirements are available at the following link: