About us

IPH is a one-year programme, taught in English, designed for international students wishing to enrol in one of the following Bachelors of Arts degrees at the University of Pisa:

  • Cultural Heritage Studies (Art History or Classical Archaeology)
  • Studies in Performing Arts and Communication
  • Philosophy
  • History
  • European Languages and Literatures*

IPH includes intensive courses of Italian language, whereby students gain linguistic skills enabling them to pursue the second and third years of their BA programmes in Italian.

IPH aims to provide a sound, multidisciplinary background in the Humanities. Our goal is to address the major challenges of life in the contemporary world by developing academic and professional expertise, critical thinking, as well as organisational skills required by the job market.


*students choose any two of the following: Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German, Polish, Russian, Rumanian.