The UA department of French and Italian offers cutting-edge language programs, including an MA in French with several emphasis tracks and one of the largest number of Italian majors in the United States.

Welcome to the UA's French and Italian Department Website.

Here you will find information on degrees, course descriptions, faculty profiles, information about majoring and minoring in French or Italian, study abroad opportunities in Italy and France, extra-curricular activitiescontact information, and more.

About us

  • We offer BAs in Italian and French and an MA in French
  • Award-winning teachers and advisors
  • One of the largest Italian Programs in the United States
  • Study abroad opportunities in Orvieto, Italy
  • A diverse French program, with courses in second language acquisition, francophonie, French literature, culture and language
  • One of the oldest and best-established study abroad programs in the University of Arizona (Paris)
  • World-renowned scholars in French and Francophone language, literatures and cultures
  • World-renowned scholars in Italian language, cinema, literature and culture

News & Events

This Summer Session we are offering many French courses, from language and grammar classes to General Education to graduate courses!  Some courses are taught in English, many online, and...
We are offering many Italian courses this summer, ranging from language courses to General Education courses.  Many are taught in English, several are online, and a few satisfy the Diversity...
Dr. Aileen Feng was awarded $1,500 through the Provost Author support program for her forthcoming book: Writing Beloveds: Humanist Petrarchism and the Politics of Gender (U of Toronto Press...