The university at a glance 2011/2012
Today Ca’ Foscari University of Venice teaches approximately 20,000 students and covers four large scientific and cultural areas (corresponding to the four Faculties in force until 2010): Economics, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Humanities and Sciences.
Since the academic year 2011/2012 the university has been organized into 8 Departments and 6 Interdepartmental Schools, responsible for research and teaching activities of First and Second Cycle Degree Programmes. Three university structures exist alongside these:
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice also offers English-taught programmes and double/joint degrees, which along with numerous cooperation agreements with European and extra-European institutions and universities, enrich the international focus that has always been a feature of the university, increasing the mobility of students, researchers and professors.
Skills in the fields of teaching, research and innovation are integrated by a wide cultural programme, thanks to a busy calendar of conventions, exhibitions, film, theatre and radio dates, aimed both at Ca’ Foscari community and the entire world.
Ca Foscari assists students during their entire University career, providing access for qualified students to benefits through the Financial Aid Office, and responding to the needs of working students, foreign students and students with disabilities through its specialized offices. The Housing Office helps international students to search suitable and affordable accommodation in Venice.
Ca Foscari promotes student-involvement in social issues and in local sustainable development projects. Students are recruited to fill appropriate temporary positions with the university.
Our International Office offers a range of useful support services and specialized staff to help you. Keep in touch with your tutor, read your Welcome Guide and become involved in the Buddy Program and in activities during the welcome days organized for you. Discover the University and get a good start learning and living at Ca Foscari.
Venice is the place where people from all over the world congregate. Studying at Ca Foscari provides an opportunity to study and live in one of the worlds most interesting cities, where you can wander for hours and even enjoy getting lost, have a Spritz in one of Venice beautiful squares, visit the world famous museums and exhibitions, travel by boat through the smaller islands of the lagoon, enjoy the Lido beaches and enjoy our fresh Adriatic fish and other Venice specialties.
A number of international and local partnerships with civic, educational and cultural institutions, and over 800 events organized each year make Ca Foscari one of the most active promoters of cultural events in the Italian university system.
At Ca Foscari you can find:
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Ca' Foscari University of Venice!