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In Italian Studies at Illinois Wesleyan,
we'll ask you: "Che cosa ti ispira?"

How will you answer?

Pursue your passions.
Scopri le tue passioni.

Study Italian at IWU.


Buon giorno e benvenuti nel nostro sito!

Welcome to the home page of the Italian Studies program, in the Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures at Illinois Wesleyan University.  From our small class sizes to our study abroad possibilities, the Italian Studies program provides an environment where students are exposed to the linguistic and cultural traditions of Italy within a Liberal Arts context, while they are able to customize course options depending on their particular interests. As you browse our pages, feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions or comments concerning Italian Studies courses, our Study Abroad options, or anything else.

Departmental Phone Number:  309/556-3044
Departmental FAX Number:  309/556-3284 


photo from a May Term travel course to Italy,  LC 265 Renaissance Italy

Upcoming Italian Studies Courses

Fall 2015:

  • Italian 102: Elementary Italian II
  • Italian 202: Intermediate Italian Composition and Conversation
  • Italian 397: Internship

Spring 2016:

  • Italian 101: Elementary Italian I
  • Italian 201: Intermediate Italian I
  • Italian 375:  Advanced Italian
  • Italian 399: Independent Study