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Europe’s perception of China during the Covid-19 pandemic

A survey which involved 13 European states and was carried out on a sample of 1500 people for each country between September and October 2020, has highlighted a generally negative trend, as China tends to be seen negatively by 10 countries out of 13.

Flowering fields to save bees and butterflies

A new environmental crisis threatens both natural ecosystems and human food security. This is the 'pollinator crisis', that is, the crisis of insects that, by transporting pollen, allow 80% of plants to reproduce. A team coordinated by Ca' Foscari professor Gabriella Buffa is studying ways to halt this decline. 

Lagoon: sound waves to discover the underwater life at the inlets

Thanks to the 'Exchange' project, researchers were able to closely observe the transitional habitat at the inlets and understand how to use the information they collected for a better management of the fishing industry. 

Models of participation in science and democracy

Citizen Science as a model to rethink how participatory and deliberative practices can be successfully implemented in democratic governance: this is the main goal of ISEED, the new Horizon 2020 project coordinated by Ca' Foscari Professor Eleonora Montuschi.

Here are the winners of the 10th Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival

The First Prize for the best short film of the Competition went to Dcera - Daughter by Czech director Daria Kashcheeva. During the ceremony, the 'master of horror' Dario Argento was awarded with a Ca' Foscari Honorary Fellowship. 

The Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival will take place from October 7 to 10

The Film Festival entirely conceived, organized and managed by a university is back for its 10th edition, becoming a widespread event in the city thanks to the participation of the most famous Venetian institutions and in compliance with anti-Covid regulations.

Ca' Foscari inaugurates new Academic Year on February 11th, 2020

The event will take place from 11.00 a.m. at the Carlo Goldoni Theatre (San Marco 4650/B, Venice). All members of the Ca' Foscari community - students, faculty and administrative staff - are welcome to attend, upon online registration. 

Winter Party for International Students on December 12th

The annual Winter Party organized by the Counseling and Welcome Unit will start at 5:00 p.m. inside Ca' Foscari's main building. 

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Maria Kuznetsova

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Maria Kuznetsova is an international student from Russia. She's a second-year MA student in Language Sciences.

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Maryam RahimiHaghighi

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Maryam RahimiHaghighi is an international student from Iran. She's a second-year MA student in Science and Technology of Bio and Nanomaterials.

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Ali Imran

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Ali Imran is an international student from Pakistan. He's a third-year undergraduate in Philosophy, International Studies and Economics.

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Santiago Alarcón

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Santiago Alarcon is an international student from Colombia, who is currently studying for a Master’s degree in Languages and Literatures, specialising in Iberian Studies.

University buildings closed on November 13th

Due to a strike called for Friday, November 13th, all University buildings (with the exception of the Roncade - Ca’ Tron campus) will remain closed. Teaching activities and all other activities will therefore be carried out only remotely on that day.

Covid-19 updates: new decree of the President of the Council of Ministers

The new decree will go into effect starting on Friday, November 6th. Here are the new measures introduced by Ca' Foscari to limit the spread of the SARS-CoV-2

Ca' Foscari Shop, a new concept store for Ca Foscari's merch

The shop, located right in the heart of the University area in the main courtyard of the Foscari Palace, will soon be available also online, on the brand new e-commerce portal, where you’ll be able to choose from a selection of clothing, accessories and stationery with our very own lion logo.

Tiziana Lippiello is our new Rector. She will take office on October 1st

Tiziana Lippiello has been elected as the 23rd Ca' Foscari Rector, the first woman in the history of the Institution. She will guide the University for the next 6 years.

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