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Dmytro Kiosak among authors of 'Nature' study on lactose tolerance

Ca’ Foscari research grant holder Dmytro Kiosak is among the contributors to a study that overturns some long-standing beliefs about why humans evolved the ability to digest the milk sugar lactose as adults. The article, published in Nature, features collaborators from over 20 countries. 

Children of non-self-sufficient parents let down by public welfare system

Research conducted by economists at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and at Université Paris Dauphine indicates that the efforts that caregivers invest in assisting a parent may be related to an increased likelihood of experiencing depressive symptoms.  

Effects of climate change on the South African economy

The effects of climate change on the South African economy and on gender inequality have been presented in a study conducted by Fondazione CMCC, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE).

The CHINGREEN project: how “green” is China’s green finance?

With the CHINGREEN project, Marie Curie Fellow Giulia Dal Maso aims to study Chinese operations along the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), exploring the increasing expansion of Chinese "green finance" and how it is influencing global green financial practices.



Pop Up @ Port Days: play your music with Ca’ Foscari

Pop Up is back! This year, Ca' Foscari is collaborating with the Port of Venice to bring music to the heart of student life. Would you like to play in a unique setting on the Venetian waterfront? If you’re studying at a Venetian university and have an original musical project, you might be just who we’re looking for. Check out the call!




Élite of Byzantine studies gather in Venice for 24th International Congress

From 22 to 27 August 2022 the 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies will be held in Venice. The Congress is organised by the National Association of Byzantine Studies and by the International Association of Byzantine Studies, with the support and collaboration of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the University of Padua.

Art Night 2022: check out the photo gallery

The 11th edition of Art Night Venezia was held on Saturday 18 June. 119 local entities and institutions gave visitors the opportunity to participate in tours and see shows and events that animated the evening.

EUTOPIA Week in Brussels: participate online!

From 27 June to 1 July, the representatives of the EUTOPIA alliance will meet in Brussels at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) for EUTOPIA Week. Discover the events you can participate in online!

Olga Carlino, first Environmental Humanities graduate in Italy

Olga Carlino is the first graduate in Italy in Environmental Humanities, an innovative, interdisciplinary programme inaugurated at Ca’ Foscari in 2020.

Ca’ Foscari & Columbia: Didi and Federico talk about their summer school

In summer 2022, the Ca’ Foscari Columbia Summer Programme — an international summer school in Venice for students of Columbia University and Ca’ Foscari — has taken place after a two-year break due to the pandemic. Some of our students have shared their experience with us.

Ca’ Foscari & Columbia: Olivia and Riccardo talk about their summer school

In summer 2022, the Ca’ Foscari Columbia Summer Programme — an international summer school in Venice for students of Columbia University and Ca’ Foscari — has taken place after a two-year break due to the pandemic. Some of our students have shared their experience with us.

Crépin Misonge: my trajectory from Cameroon to Ca' Foscari and Belgium

Ca’ Foscari holds the 61st place in the QS World University Ranking by subject for foreign languages. Many international degree seekers choose our university for their language-related degree programmes. Alumnus Crépin Misonge, Director of the International Relations Office at Haute École Lucia de Brouckère in Brussels, tells us about his experience at Ca' Foscari and beyond. 

2022 summer closing dates and variations in opening times

The seats of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and of the Treviso Campus will be closed from 15 August to 21 August 2022, and will reopen on Monday 22 August.

EUTOPIA: the European Commission renews funding for the alliance

The European Commission has approved funding for the EUTOPIA MORE project, awarding over 14 million euros for the next four years to organise activities for students and initiatives to support PhD students and researchers. 

Ca’ Foscari’s Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy

Ca’ Foscari is the first university in Italy to approve a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy. Its goal is to produce zero emissions by 2050 thanks to improvements in a series of areas.

Back to class in September: opportunities for a.y. 2022/2023

One of the main novelties for academic year 2022/2023 will be the return to in-classroom learning and teaching, without recurring to dual teaching (except for some resources for specific categories). Here you will find the main deadlines and not-to-be-missed opportunities to prepare for an exciting year here at Ca’ Foscari — a year full of events and activities. 

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