Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Sem. IA Sep 25, 2017 Nov 11, 2017
Sem. IB Nov 13, 2017 Jan 20, 2018
Sem. IIA Feb 26, 2018 Apr 21, 2018
Sem. IIB Apr 23, 2018 Jun 9, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione Invernale Jan 22, 2018 Feb 24, 2018
Sessione Estiva Jun 11, 2018 Jul 28, 2018
Sessione Autunnale Aug 27, 2018 Sep 22, 2018
Sessione Straordinaria Jan 14, 2019 Feb 16, 2019
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione Estiva Jul 16, 2018 Jul 21, 2018
Sessione Autunnale Nov 12, 2018 Nov 17, 2018
Sessione Primaverile Apr 1, 2019 Apr 6, 2019
Holidays
Period From To
All Saints Day Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
Immaculate Conception Dec 8, 2017 Dec 8, 2017
Christmas break Dec 22, 2017 Jan 7, 2018
Easter break Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
Liberation Day Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
Labour Day May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
Patron Saint Day May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
Republic Day Jun 2, 2018 Jun 2, 2018
Summer break Aug 13, 2018 Aug 18, 2018

Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C E G M N O P R S T Z

Annechini Claudia

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Bernini Lorenzo

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Buonopane Alfredo

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Ciancio Luca

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Cusinato Guido

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Erle Giorgio

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Guaraldo Olivia

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Macor Laura Anna

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Marcolungo Ferdinando Luigi

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Moro Valentina

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Napolitano Linda

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Ophaelders Markus Georg

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Panattoni Riccardo

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Piasere Leonardo

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Poggi Davide

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Pozzo Riccardo

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Prandi Luisa

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Righetti Nicola

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Rossi Mariaclara

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Solla Gianluca

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Stavru Alessandro

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Tommasi Wanda

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Tuppini Tommaso

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Zamboni Chiara

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

activated in the A.Y. 2018/2019
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Final exam
30
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2° Year activated in the A.Y. 2018/2019

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Final exam
30
E
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Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S02307

Coordinatore

Nicola Righetti

Credits

6

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

Period

Sem. 2A dal Feb 18, 2019 al Mar 30, 2019.

Learning outcomes

The course aims to present an overview of the main authors, concepts, thematic areas and epistemological paradigms of sociology. A specific attention will be paid to religious phenomena in order to understand the characteristics of sociological knowledge, differentiating it from other disciplines, as well as to reach an overall vision of the social and cultural transformations of modernity.

The course aims to develop student's critical thinking and learning skills. At the end of the course the student should demonstrate a general knowledge of the key concepts of sociology, the ability to connect them and to articulate a personal reflection on the social transformations of modernity.

Program

1) The sociological discipline (historical context, disciplinary boundaries, areas of investigation)
2) the sociological theory, epistemology and methodology
3) The classical sociologists and their contribution to the discipline
4) The main categories of sociology (culture, social structure, socialization, interaction, organizations, deviance and social control ...)
5) Religious, quasi-religious phenomena and transformations of the sacred in modern and contemporary society

The reference texts for attending and not attending consist in a manual plus a book chosen from those indicated.

Handbook:
• F. Crespi, “Il pensiero sociologico”, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2002

A book chosen from the following:
• B.R. Wilson, “La religione nel mondo contemporaneo”, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1996 (ed. orig. 1982, “Religion in sociological perspective”)
• A. Aldridge, “La religione nel mondo contemporaneo. Una prospettiva sociologica”. Il Mulino, Bologna, 2005 (ed. orig. 2000, “Religion in the Contemporary World: A Sociological Introduction”)
• N. Righetti, "Tra sacro e vegano", Ferrari Editore, Corigliano-Rossano, 2018
• N. Righetti, “Le forme materiali della vita religiosa”, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2018 (ebook)

Optional bibliography:
• R. Aron, “Le tappe del pensiero sociologico. Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, Tocqueville, Durkheim, Pareto, Weber”, Mondadori, Milano, 1989 (ed. orig. 1965, “Main Currents in Sociological Thought”)
• A. Bagnasco, M. Barbagli, A. Cavalli, “Corso di Sociologia”, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2007
• D. Secondulfo, “Alla radice delle medicine alternative: il concetto di energia”, in Secondulfo D. (a cura di), Il mondo delle medicine alternative. Immagini, percorsi, pazienti, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2009.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
A. Bagnasco, M. Barbagli, A. Cavalli Corso di Sociologia Il Mulino 2007 Ulteriore riferimento bibliografico (non obbligatorio)
D. Secondulfo Il mondo delle medicine alternative. Immagini, percorsi, pazienti Franco Angeli 2009 Ulteriore riferimento bibliografico (non obbligatorio) Solo il capitolo: D. Secondulfo, "Alla radice delle medicine alternative: il concetto di energia"
Franco Crespi Il pensiero sociologico Il Mulino 2002 Manuale. Testo obbligatorio
B.R. Wilson La religione nel mondo contemporaneo Il Mulino 1996 Libro a scelta
A. Aldridge La religione nel mondo contemporaneo. Una prospettiva sociologica Il Mulino 2005 Libro a scelta
N. Righetti Le forme materiali della vita religiosa Franco Angeli 2018 Libro a scelta (solo in formato eBook)
R. Aron Le tappe del pensiero sociologico. Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, Tocqueville, Durkheim, Pareto, Weber Mondadori 1989 Ulteriore riferimento bibliografico (non obbligatorio)
N. Righetti Tra sacro e vegano Ferrari Editore 2018 Libro a scelta

Examination Methods

The exam will consist of an interview on the concepts illustrated during the course. The bibliographical references will be the manual and one of the books indicated in the bibliographic section of this web page. The knowledge of the contents, the capacity of personal and critical link between topics will be evaluated.

Attending students have the opportunity to choose whether to take the exam by presenting and discussing a dissertation on a topic agreed with the teacher and based on the bibliography of the course, or by an oral interview on the topics related to the same bibliography.

For not attending students, the exam will consist of an oral interview on the texts indicated in the bibliography.

Students with disabilities or specific learning disorders (SLD), who intend to request the adaptation of the exam, must follow the instructions given HERE

Type D and Type F activities

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Competenze linguistiche

I crediti formativi universitari relativi alle "Ulteriori competenze linguistiche" (B1 informatizzato se seconda lingua; livello B2 completo se stessa lingua della triennale) possono essere acquisiti in una delle due seguenti modalità:

  • iscrizione da parte della/o studente presso il Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (CLA ➔ https://cla.univr.it/it/test-e-certificazioni) per il sostenimento e il superamento delle prove + iscrizione, sempre da parte della/o studente, in apposita lista per la registrazione crediti e registrazione CFU (senza presenza) da parte dell’Università.

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Graduation

Attachments

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Linguaggio e mito in Tolkien ENGLISH LITERATURE - Critical Theory & Poetics
Dialettica del negativo in Meister Eckhart HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - MIDDLE AGES
La felicità nel Medioevo HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - MIDDLE AGES
Le figure di Eva e Maria in Ildegarda di Bingen HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - MIDDLE AGES
IA. Una critica fenomenologica al concetto di Intelligenza Artificiale The Human Mind and Its Complexity: Cognitive science, psychology, linguistics, philosophy of mind - Philosophy of science, epistemology and logic

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Activities

This web page aims to publicise, in a direct and targeted way, the activities (conferences, seminars, books presentations, etc.) promoted by the Master's Degree in Philosophical Sciences of the UniVr or pertaining to the same, in so far as they are linked to the themes and the teachers of the two-year Master's Degree.