Formative objectives: the course aims to provide students with the basic instruments for a good knowledge of both national and global contemporary history and also to open new perspectives for research.
Knowledge and understanding: the teaching of Contemporary History enable students with a critical understanding of the subject.
Applying knowledge and understanding: as a basic education, the aim is to ensure that students arrive at their own minimum elements of knowledge, in view of further investigation.
Making judgments: at the end of the course students should have acquired the ability to collect data, to interpret critically the historical evolution and to formulate independent and self-motivated judgments on the socio-political context in which they occur.
Communication skills: At the end of the course, students should have achieved the ability to communicate clearly the main problems of European history.
Learning skills: the study of the subject should provide students with a certain methodological mastery and learning skills also useful for the access to future professions related to teaching and communication.