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Kidney transplant, the cost of accounting for patients' preferences

Taking into account patients’ preferences can help speed up the organ allocation process and improve the life quality of the recipients, as shown by a joint study conducted by Ca’ Foscari University and the University of Padua.

The Monastery of San Zaccaria: a story of strong women in the Middle Ages

A study by Anna Maria Rapetti, Professor of Medieval History and of the History of the Medieval Church at Ca’ Foscari University, reveals the driving role of the female component of medieval monasticism, not only in the religious and spiritual sphere, but also in the social and political sphere.

The historical legacies of the EU's Free Movement of Persons

On June 15th, the European Union officially reopened its inner borders, effectively lifting the travel restrictions put in place to contain the spread of Covid-19. The Schengen Agreement, considered as the most advanced accomplishment of European integration, is now back in force.

Producing plastic from organic waste: the invention in Treviso

As part of the Res-Urbis project, Ca' Foscari researchers have patented a process to synthesize biodegradable polyester polymers from the organic fraction of domestic solid waste, effectively making a huge step forward towards an economy that wastes nothing.

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.

Ca' Foscari for Venice, fundraising campaign collects over €52,000

Last November, Ca‘ Foscari University was also badly affected by the exceptional acqua alta that put the city, its residents and its institutions under great strain. This is why the university immediately took action by launching a fundraising campaign to support Venice and its priceless cultural heritage.

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.

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