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New Summer Schools in Egyptology 29 May 2024 The University of Pisa is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of online Summer Schools in Egyptology. The Summer Schools will be structured as 7-days intensive academic programmes, with international experts introducing… Leggi tutto
Call for application for a 2 years Research Fellowship (PIPE Project) 2 February 2024 The University of Pisa announces the public selection for the assignment of A two years research fellowship “Study of clay objects (excluding vessels) in archaeological contexts of the Nile valley (Egypt and Nubia) dating back… Leggi tutto
18-19/01/2024 – International Symphosium: “Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage through Past, Present and Future” 2 February 2024 The International Symphosium "Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage through Past, Present and Future", co-organized by Prof. Gianluca Miniaci (Università di Pisa), was held on 18-19 January 2024 at the Forlì Campus (Università di Bologna). The… Leggi tutto
Master’s degree Programme “Ancient Egypt and Western Asia: archaeology, history and languages” (AEWA) – Call for enrolment for the academic year 2024-2025 21 December 2023 We are pleased to announce for the Academic Year 2024/25 a public competition, open to EU and non-EU citizens, for admission to the Master’s Degree in "Ancient Egypt and Western Asia: archaeology, history and languages… Leggi tutto

Egyptology in Pisa

The University of Pisa is home to the oldest academic course in Egyptology in the world, created in 1826 for Ippolito Rosellini. Today among the Italian universities it is the one with the largest research group and the most educational offer in the Egyptology field.
In Pisa the study and teaching of history, languages ​​and scriptures, thought and all cultural, artistic and material manifestations of ancient Egypt are conducted through the methodological integration of philology, archeology and any other discipline useful for understanding that civilization and its society, from its origins to the Roman age.
The Pisan Egyptologists, who work within the Department of Civilization and Forms of Knowledge, are engaged in field research and in museums.

Egitto e Vicino Oriente

Egitto e Vicino Oriente is an annual journal of the University of Pisa, founded by Edda Bresciani in 1978. It publishes articles devoted to research in all areas of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern cultures.