Summer Courses on Italian Culture and History

University of Padova is offering three new summer courses on Italian culture and history under the Meru University of Science & Technology (Kenya)-University of Padova (Italy) ERASMUS+ KA107 Student & Staff Exchange Program

Background: How comes that Italy became Italy?

Understanding the past to explain the present is not always an easy task, but it is an interesting journey, able to enrich our view over the world we live in.

The University of Padova offers three online courses during the first half of July, 2021 with lectures, workshops and group discussions to explore culture and society during three periods of Italian history:

Italian fascism, History of a dictatorship (1922 – 1943) July 1 – July 10, 2021
Urban Culture and Politics in the Age of Giotto (1300 – 1400) July 6 – July 17, 2021
Science and Economy in the Age of Galileo (1450 – 1650) July 6 – July 17, 2021

Applications can be submitted until June 7th, 2021

For further info & online application:

OR contact Dr. Joseph Mwiti (Project Co-ordinator, E-mail: