The School for international Education offers a Bridge Term for students with an undergraduate degree who wish to obtain additional university credits or language requirements necessary for enrolling in a ”Laurea magistrale (masters’ degree) at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
The Bridge Term is offered over the summer, from August 21st until September 15th, and is designed for both international and Italian students who wish to develop their academic preparation before carrying out their graduate studies.
The 2017 Bridge Term offers academic development for the following Master’s degree programmes at Ca’ Foscari:
Each course runs for 30 hours, including a final exam.
The final exam is held at the end of the course and successful completion will give the student 6 credits, necessary to fulfill the curricular requirements expected for the chosen master's degree programme.
30 hours, 6 Credits (SECS-S/01 or SECS-S/06)
30 hours, 6 Credits (IUS 01, IUS 02, IUS 13, IUS 14, or IUS 21)
30 hours, 6 credits (SECS-P/07)
30 hours, 6 CFU (SECS-P/01)
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In addition to the academic courses, students can apply for language classes in either Italian or English:
20 hours of English language classes aimed at B2 level certification (required for enrolment).
The English language classes are for students who already have a good knowledge of the language (at level B1), and who need to obtain a B2 certification for enrolment in a Master's degree programme.
20 hours of Italian language, offered at different learning levels, from beginners upwards.
N.B. Credit will not be awarded for language classes; at the end of the language course students will sit the test for level certification. Language classes will only be activated with a minimum number of participants in each level group.
1 course — €250
2 courses — €450
3 courses — €650
English for level B2 — €200
Italian (beginner, elementary, intermediate, advanced) — €200
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment must be made by bank transfer/wire to the following account:
Account name: Ca’ Foscari School for International Education (CFSIE)
Account number: 46603825
Bank name/address: Banca Popolare FRIULADRIA, San Marco 4121 Salizada San Luca, 30124 VENEZIA
IBAN: IT 96 U 05336 02020 000046603825
Reference: "Payment for 2017 Bridge Term"
For international transfers, SWIFT code: BPPNIT2P326
All transfer fees are to be covered by the student.
Bridge Term students receive comprehensive pre-departure arrival information and assistance with the visa process, and upon arrival will find out how to access students services at Ca’ Foscari such as fully equipped libraries (open late), student cafeterias, campus-wide wifi, the buddy programme for international students, and more.
To find out more about what the University has to offer, read through the Ca' Foscari Welcome Guide.
The Housing Office can assist Bridge Term students with finding accommodation if needed: find out more on their webpage.
Following successful completion of the Bridge Term international students will be enrolled in their chosen degree programme by the Ca' Foscari Welcome office.
NB: Participation in the Bridge Term does not entitle students to directly access their chosen degree programme; students must take an entry test, where necessary. For non-EU students the entry test will be replaced by a Skype interview.
EU and non-EU students holding an international qualification and wishing to enrol at Ca’ Foscari must request a preliminary online evaluation of their qualifications.
For further information on enrolment at Ca' Foscari as an international student please visit the webpage.