Italian Program

Over 60 million people worldwide speak Italian as their native language. Italian is a language of vital cultural, commercial, and political importance. Italy is known worldwide for its history, art history, architecture and literature. Italy is also famous for design and style. In addition, since the 1980’s Italy is one of the world's largest consumer markets and industrial producers.

UNC Charlotte Italian Program Coordinator:
Daniela Cunico Dal Pra


Italian Minor

The UNC Charlotte Italian Program is a Minor that offers:

  • Elementary, intermediate and advanced language levels;
  • Italian Topic courses: Italian Culture and Civilization, History of Italian Film, Italian Mafia through Cinema, Cinema and Migration across the Mediterranean Sea through Italian Cinema, Topics on Translation.


Faculty Led Study Abroad opportunities


Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship from Casa della Cultura Italiana.


Italian Club

Italian Club of UNC Charlotte is an organization that brings people together to celebrate the rich culture Italy has to offer. We explore different aspects of Italian film, food, art, and travel! We also network in our community with other Italian organizations. Join us in expanding our horizons and learning more about Italy.

President: Dustin Walters-

Vice President: Tidenek Barra-

Secretary: Bryn Philiotis- 

Treasurer: Rachel Caputo-


Enzo Felicissimo –


Maria Teresa Rains –

Daniela Cunico Dal Pra –
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Italian Club Email:


Italian tutoring may be available at the Language Resource Center and at the University Center for Academic Excellence in Fretwell.  Please check the websites for more information.