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
CuCi IA Sep 21, 2020 Oct 31, 2020
CuCi IB Nov 9, 2020 Jan 9, 2021
CuCi IIA Feb 15, 2021 Apr 1, 2021
CuCi IIB Apr 14, 2021 May 29, 2021
Exam sessions
Session From To
sessione d'esame invernale CuCi Jan 11, 2021 Feb 13, 2021
sessione d'esame estiva CuCi Jun 7, 2021 Jul 24, 2021
sessione d'esame autunnale CuCi Aug 23, 2021 Sep 18, 2021
Degree sessions
Session From To
sessione di laurea invernale 19-20 Apr 7, 2021 Apr 13, 2021
sessione di laurea estiva 20-21 Jul 5, 2021 Jul 10, 2021
Sessione autunnale di laurea a.a. 2020/21 Nov 8, 2021 Nov 13, 2021
Sessione straordinaria di laurea a.a. 2020/21 Mar 28, 2022 Apr 2, 2022
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2020 Nov 1, 2020
Chiusura Ateneo ponte Immacolata Dec 7, 2020 Dec 7, 2020
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2020 Dec 8, 2020
Vacanze di Natale Dec 24, 2020 Jan 6, 2021
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 2, 2021 Apr 6, 2021
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2021 Apr 25, 2021
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2021 May 1, 2021
Festa del Santo Patrono May 21, 2021 May 21, 2021
Sospensione delle lezioni May 22, 2021 May 22, 2021
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2021 Jun 2, 2021
Vacanze estive Aug 9, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Aloe Stefano +39 045802 8409

Bertagna Federica 0458028637

Bigliazzi Silvia +39 045802 8477

Bognolo Anna +39 045802 8327

Bonadonna Maria Francesca +39 045802 8663

Borghetti Vincenzo +39 045 802 8584

Brunetti Simona +39 045802 8575

Bullado Emanuela 045 8028548

Buoncompagni Giacomo

Butturini Daniele +39 045 8028882

Castellani Umberto +39 045 802 7988

Ceschi Andrea +39 045 802 8137

Corte Maurizio

Delfitto Denis +39 045802 8114

Drago Nicola 045 802 7081

Facchinetti Roberta +39 045802 8374

Formiga Federica 045802 8123

Giust Anna +39 045 802 8465

Gorris Rosanna +39 045802 8324

Guaraldo Olivia +39 045802 8066

Kofler Peter Erwin +39 045802 8313

Lotti Denis 0458028618

Migliorati Lorenzo 045802 8135

Neri Stefano +39 045802 8692

Poggi Davide +39 045802 8361

Possenti Ilaria +39 045802 8687

Rabanus Stefan +39 045802 8490

Sartor Elisa +39 045802 8598

Sartori Riccardo +39 045 802 8140

Savi Paola 045-8028243

Scandola Alberto 045.8028586

Toffali Antonella

Zangrandi Alessandra 0458028115

Zilotti Elena

Zinato Andrea +39 045802 8339

Zorzi Margherita +39 045 802 7908

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.

Final exam
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Other activities

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

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Teaching code





Alessandra Zangrandi

The teaching is organized as follows:

Letteratura, editoria e giornalismo (m)





Academic staff

Rossella Bonfatti

Learning outcomes

1ST MODULE The course offers a proficiency in textual and linguistic analysis of the journalistic texts of various origins, typology and destination, as a premise for a professional use of journalistic Italian language. 2ND MODULE The course aims to introduce the student to the study of modern and contemporary Italian literature, with particular attention to the experience of writers who, during the twentieth century, have engaged in the journalistic or editorial field. Through the study of an exemplary case, the student, at the end of the course, will have to demonstrate to know the relationships between literature, publishing and journalism, as well as being able to read and analyze texts and situate them in the history of Italian literature.


Contents of the course The course is divided into four main parts:
1) General characters of journalistic language: variabilty due to the type of the newspapers, to cultural or political position, to thematic sections, to diachrony; prevalent linguistic models; communicative functions: news and comment.
2) Italian language of journalism: syntax, lexicon, rhetorc, argumentation.
3) Journalism and new media: consequences on language and textual structure.
4) Text typologies: layout; headlines; linguistic and argumentative features of different article's types; text analysis.

During the lectures the topics of the four thematic areas of the course will be explained through specific textual analyzes of the different types of articles, in order to define their fundamental peculiarities. The e-learning platform will be used to provide additional material useful for lectures and more generally for active communication with students, regarding the bibliography, the topics of study and any other information concerning the course. In the last part of the course (2-3 lessons) students will be invited to exhibit in the classroom and discuss the results of the analysis of a journalistic text with their classmates and teacher.
Non-attending students will be supported with regard to the textbooks, also through the e-learning platform.
The content of the textbooks, as well as the lessons and exercises, is part of the program.


The course intends to investigate the literary works of Natalia Ginzburg, from narrative to journalistic works. In particular, the course will be organized according to following point:
1. Portrait of Natalia Ginzburg
2. Natalia Ginzburg and the collaboration with Einaudi publishing house
3. The narrative work of Natalia Ginzburg
4. Reading and commentary of two exemplary works: Lessico familiare (1963) and Caro Michele (1973)
5. Journalistic writing and collaboration with newspaper («La Stampa», «Il Giorno», «Corriere della Sera»)
6. Reading and commenting on journalistic texts: Mai devi domandarmi (1970) and Vita immaginaria (1974)

Lectures, with moments of exchange between teacher and students for the reading and analysis of texts.

In addition to the bibliography indicated below, other materials will be uploaded during the course on the e-learning platform. Non-attending students are asked to contact the teacher for additional bibliography.



Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Massimo Palermo Italiano scritto 2.0. Testi e ipertesti, cap. 1-2-3 Carocci 2017
Ilaria Bonomi La lingua dei quotidiani, in La lingua italiana e i mass media, a cura di Ilaria Bonomi, Andrea Masini e Silvia Morgana, pp. 127-164 Carocci 2004
Luca Serianni Leggere, scrivere, argomentare. Prove ragionate di scrittura Laterza 2013
Andrea Masini L'italiano contemporaneo e la lingua dei media, in La lingua italiana e i mass media, a cura di Ilaria Bonomi, Andrea Masini e Silvia Morgana, pp. 11-32 Carocci 2004
Riccardo Gualdo L’italiano dei giornali. Carocci 2017
C. Salabé (ed.) Ecocritica. La letteratura e la crisi del pianeta Donzelli 2013
Clotilde Bertoni Letteratura e giornalismo (Edizione 4) Carocci 2015 Prima edizione: 2009
Laura Centemeri Ritorno a Seveso Bruno Mondadori 2006
Laura Conti Una lepre con la faccia da bambina Editori Riuniti 1982
Massimo Palermo Italiano scritto 2.0. Testi e ipertesti, cap. 1-2-3 Carocci 2017
Ilaria Bonomi La lingua dei quotidiani, in La lingua italiana e i mass media, a cura di Ilaria Bonomi, Andrea Masini e Silvia Morgana, pp. 127-164 Carocci 2004
Andrea Masini L'italiano contemporaneo e la lingua dei media, in La lingua italiana e i mass media, a cura di Ilaria Bonomi, Andrea Masini e Silvia Morgana, pp. 11-32 Carocci 2004

Examination Methods

For all students, attending and not attending, examination includes a written test, which will consist of a series of open questions.
The objectives of the assessment test are:
a) verify the analytical knowledge of the topics of the program;
b) verify the capacity for reflection and elaboration in relation to specific topics.
All students, attending and not attending, are also required to present, before the exam date, a written essay containing a brief linguistic and structural analysis of a journalistic text to be agreed with the teacher.
The final vote will consider the results of the classroom test and the written essay.

Written test so organized: three open questions on the aspects discussed during the course.
At least one of the questions includes analysis and commentary on the texts.
The duration of the test will be two hours.
The questions will be different for attending and not-attending students.


Type D and Type F activities

CuCi IIA From 2/15/21 To 4/1/21
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° "Common world. 2022 Arendt Seminars F Olivia Guaraldo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Workshop on transmedia storytelling F Elena Zilotti (Coordinatore)
1° 2° "Shake Shakespeare Up!" workshop F Silvia Bigliazzi (Coordinatore)
CuCi IIB From 4/14/21 To 5/29/21
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° "Common world. 2022 Arendt Seminars F Olivia Guaraldo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° PhD Conference 2021: Margins and Forgotten places F Simona Brunetti (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Workshop on digital publishing F Andrea Bongiorni (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Workshop on transmedia storytelling F Elena Zilotti (Coordinatore)

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