Ca' Foscari University of Venice Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia 

IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Dorsoduro 3246


Post Code:30123

Tel.:+39(041) 234-7066

Fax:+39(041) 234-8321


Institution Funding



Founded in 1868 as “Regia Scuola Superiore di Economia e Commercio”, the institution acquired the status of University in 1935. It is a national institution financially supported by the Italian Government, and is endowed with administrative autonomy.

Academic Year

November to October

Admission Requirements

School-leaving qualification conferred on completion of a minimum of 12 years of secondary education.

Tuition Fees

National:1500 per annum. (EUR)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Michele Bugliesi

Job title:Rettore

Senior Administrative Officer : Stefano Migotto

Job title:Direttore Administrativo

International Relations Officer : Stefano Migotto

Job title:Head, International Relations, a.i.

top Divisions

College : Ca' Foscari International College

Fields of study:Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Baltic Languages, Catalan, Chemistry, Chinese, Comparative Politics, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Czech, Economics, English, Environmental Management, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Heritage Preservation, Hindi, History, Information Technology, International Business, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Literature, Management, Persian, Philosophy, Polish, Portuguese, Restoration of Works of Art, Romance Languages, Romanian, Russian, Serbocroatian, Slavic Languages, Social and Community Services, Spanish, Swedish, Tibetan, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish, Urdu

Department/Division : Asian and North African Studies

Fields of study:Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Eurasian and North Asian Languages, Foreign Languages Education, Hebrew, Hindi, History of Religion, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Persian, Religious Studies, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish, Urdu, Writing

Department/Division : Economics

Fields of study:Econometrics, Economic and Finance Policy, Economic History, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial and Production Economics, Insurance, International Economics, Labour and Industrial Relations, Marketing

Department/Division : Environmental Sciences, Informatics, and Statistics

Fields of study:Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Information Management, Information Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Statistics

Department/Division : Humanities

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Contemporary History, Geography (Human), History, Library Science, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Prehistory, Religious Art

Department/Division : Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies

Fields of study:Albanian, Armenian, Baltic Languages, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cultural Studies, Czech, English, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Greek, Italian, Linguistics, Polish, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romanian, Russian, Serbocroatian, Slavic Languages, Spanish, Swedish, Translation and Interpretation, Writing

Department/Division : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Business and Commerce, Finance, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management

Department/Division : Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems

Fields of study:Chemistry, Laboratory Techniques, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering

Department/Division : Philosophy and Cultural Heritage

Fields of study:Heritage Preservation, Philosophy

Graduate School : Ca' Foscari Graduate School

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Art History, Asian Studies, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, European Union Law, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Modern Languages, North African Studies, Philology, Philosophy

School : Sustainability of Environmental and Tourism Systems

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Tourism

School : Asian Studies and Business Management

Fields of study:Arabic, Armenian, Asian Studies, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, International Studies, Japanese, Management, Marketing, North African Studies, Persian, Turkish

School : Ca' Foscari Challenge School

Fields of study:Business Administration, Civil Security, Cultural Studies, Eastern European Studies, Education of the Handicapped, Environmental Management, Ethics, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Health Administration, House Arts and Environment, Information Management, International Studies, Labour Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Public Administration, Social Problems, Social Welfare, Sports Management, Tourism, Transport Management, Waste Management

More details:CFCS

School : Ca' Foscari Summer School

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Communication Arts, East Asian Studies, Education of the Handicapped, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Handicrafts, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Leadership, Leisure Studies, Management, Marketing, Painting and Drawing, Social Psychology, Theatre, Town Planning, Urban Studies, Writing

More details:CFSS

School : Cultural Production and Conservation of the Cultural Heritage

Fields of study:Art History, Heritage Preservation, Museum Management, Performing Arts, Restoration of Works of Art

School : Economics, Languages, and Entrepreneurship

Fields of study:Communication Arts, International Business, International Economics, International Studies, Leadership, Management, Translation and Interpretation

School : International Relations

Fields of study:Comparative Politics, International Relations

School : Social Work and Public Policies

Fields of study:Social Policy, Social Work

top Degrees


Laurea Magistrale

Fields of study:African Studies, American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, European Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Heritage Preservation, History, International Relations, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Molecular Biology, Music, Nanotechnology, Performing Arts, Philology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policy, Technology, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation

Master Universitario di 1° Livello

Fields of study:Art Therapy, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Communication Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Human Rights, International Relations, International Studies, Labour Law, Law, Management, Oenology, Sports, Sports Management, Tourism

Master Universitario di 2° Livello

Fields of study:Business Administration, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, International Studies, Public Administration, Public Health

Dottorato di Ricerca

Fields of study:African Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geography, Heritage Preservation, History, Italian, Law, Linguistics, Management, Modern Languages, Philosophy


Also: Advanced training courses and specialising training courses.

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Foreign Studies Centre

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


Annali di Ca' Foscari

Ricerche economiche

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2010-2011

Full Time Total:488

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Total:268


Statistics Year:2010-2011


Updated on 17-02-2015