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Saudi Arabia and Iran: the effects of Covid-19 in the heart of Islam

Covid-19 has been spreading through the Middle East, where it’s also negatively affecting the already tense religious and political situation, as well as international relations in general. We talked about this delicate situation with Dr Toby Matthiesen, Marie Curie Global Fellowship recipient at Ca' Foscari.

Containment measures in Italy: at least 200,000 hospitalizations avoided

According to a study coauthored by a group of scientists belonging to Politecnico di Milano, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, University of Zurich, EPFL Lausanne, and Università di Padova, the measures implemented by the Italian government have reduced the contagion transmission by 45%.

5 reasons (+1) why you should apply for a Marie Curie at Ca’ Foscari

From April 8th, researchers will have a chance to apply for a Marie Curie Fellowship, a life-changing experience and an incredibile carreer opportunity. Find out why Ca’ Foscari is among the most sought-after host institutions in Europe.

Innovative molecule to eliminate coronavirus from surfaces

Thanks to an antiviral molecule of plant origin, both long-lasting and non-toxic to humans, Ca' Foscari and  Delphinus Biotech have developed a disinfectant that can eliminate bacteria and viruses, while also providing active protection for several days.

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. 

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.

South Korea and Covid-19: the experience of three Ca’ Foscari students

Anna Schipilliti, Chiara Moschini and Alessia Pavani are three Ca’ Foscari students currently engaged in an Overseas mobility programme in Seoul. Today, they talk to us about life in the capital of one of the first countries to find itself having to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic.

What makes a successful Marie Curie Fellowship candidate?

What lies behind Ca' Foscari's success as a host institution and what are a few tips for young scholars who are thinking of applying? We talked about it with Professor Matteo Legrenzi, professor of Politics and International Relations.

Marie Curie: Ca' Foscari among the top host institutions in Italy & Europe

Ca’ Foscari has yet again confirmed its reputation as an outstanding international research hub, gathering brilliant scholars from all over the world. With 23 new Marie Curie Individual Fellowships announced today, our University has bested its own record. 

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.

Phase 3: classrooms reopening in September, 500.000 € for students in need

Ca’ Foscari is reopening classrooms and libraries, while classes will go back to being face-to-face starting from September, with the beginning of the 2020/2021 academic year.

PhDs at Ca' Foscari, the new call for applications in now online!

Each year we strive to widen the global scope of our PhD programmes. Ca’ Foscari has opened a new call to select PhD students for 2020/2021 academic year. You have until May 27th to to submit your application to one of our 14 programmes.

Prospective students: all the news for the 2020/2021 academic year

At Ca’ Foscari you’ll be able to choose from a wide array of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes fully held in English, while also enriching your university experience by taking part in one of the many internships opportunities, mobility programmes and innovative workshops.

Coronavirus: current measures extended due to continuing state of emergency

Classes, exams and final projects will be operated exclusively via remote procedure. The university libraries will partially reopen on May 13th.

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