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New pharmaceutical compounds to treat serious diseases

Scientists from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédéralede Lausanne (EPFL), the University of Padova and the Ca' Foscari Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems have developed a new way of rapidly producing and isolating thousands of macrocyclic compounds, a family of molecules that are of great interest to the pharmaceutical industry.

Dancing Museums: a new way to enjoy art through dance

Ca' Foscari's contribution to the Dancing Museums project, curated by Susanne Franco, aims to explore the new ways of enjoying art through dance and performance, as well as new approaches  of museology and art management towards the active engagement of an increasingly varied and large audience.

How I make music out of gondolas

If reinterpreted from a mathematical perspective, forms of nature, including animal and plant life, can be translated into music - even a gondola. We asked physicist/composer Maria Mannone (University of Palermo) how she does it.

Professor Gentilcore chooses Ca' Foscari to study the history of water

Influenced by the possible outcomes of Brexit and thanks to a prestigious Advanced Grant awarded by the European Research Council, Gentilcore decided to leave the British Academia to carry out his research project at Ca' Foscari.

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. 

The Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival goes to Baku

From October 26 to 29, 2019, Ca’ Foscari University had the pleasure of presenting the 9th edition of its widely acclaimed Short Film Festival (SFF) in Baku.

Ca' Foscari Public Lectures, Jürgen Renn on September 25th

On Wednesday September 25th Ca' Foscari will welcome the world renowned scholar of the history of knowledge for a lecture on the evolution of science in the Anthropocene.

ArtNight is back for its 9th edition on June 22

Get ready to experience Venice like never before - on June 22nd, museums, foundations, galleries, bookshops and theatres will keep their doors open until the wee hours of the night, offering hundreds of free exhibitions, concerts and performances.

China: activism and repression. Interview with Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

Radio Ca’ Foscari interviewed Prof. Wasserstrom to know more about how Chinese millennials are growing up, surrounded by disturbing news of government spies infiltrating universities and student activism.

Take part in the Ca' Foscari photo campaign with our merch

Do you want to be a part of our new photo campaign and get exclusive Ca’ Foscari themed merch? Find out how!

Being a student at the International College: an interview with Margherita

Margherita is a student at the Ca' Foscari International College, the honours college for high-achieving students. Let's find out more about the typical day on the San Servolo campus and how this unique experience has changed her life.

10 years after the Erasmus: Gonzalo's trip to Venice and down memory lane

Filmmaker Gonzalo Boronat came back to Venice after five and ten years from his Erasmus at Ca' Foscari. Together with the friends he met in 2009, he immortalized the magic of the city in two heartwarming videos.

Stolen heritage: harm to population identity

The conference “Stolen Heritage”, promoted by the Ca' Foscari Department of Humanities within the framework of the H2020 NETCHER project, provided the opportunity to take stock with a multidisciplinary approach of the destruction, looting and illicit trafficking of cultural property. 

Marco Polo Centre: Ca' Foscari's research on Asia and the Mediterranean

The centre is named after Marco Polo - the first western man to describe the traditions and customs of ancient China. The new international centre of research at Ca' Foscari was inaugurated on Monday, November 18 at Ca' Vendramin.

Ca' Foscari closed on November 21 and 22

All Ca' Foscari's buildings in Venice and Mestre will close on November 21-22 for the Madonna della Salute celebrations. 

Ca' Foscari's fundraising campaign for Venice

Ca' Foscari University of Venice has just launched EMERGENCY VENICE, a fundraising campaign to support the city and its residents during these difficult times. 

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