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Three new 'Marie Curie' Fellows at Ca’ Foscari

In addition to the 23 grants announced last February, researchers Caterina Borelli, Tania Saeed and Camilla Bertolini will bring the Venetian university to a total of 26 Marie Curie Fellows, confirming it as the only Italian University among the best in Europe.

When ice disappeared from the Northern Atlantic

The National Research Council’s Institute for Polar Studies and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice have participated in a study which shows that during the last Ice Age in the Northern Atlantic, the decrease in sea ice took place over a span of 250 years, at the same time of a number of events that caused a rapid increase in temperatures. The results have been published in Pnas.

Why are young Thais protesting against the army and the monarchy?

We interviewed Prof. Edoardo Siani, researcher of the Department of Asian and North African Studies, to learn why this Southeast Asian country known as the Land of Smiles is instead going through such a tumultuous phase on a political level.

Coronavirus in the air? Only where there are gatherings

A multidisciplinary study conducted by CNR-ISAC, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, CNR-ISP and IZSPB, has analysed the concentrations and size of the viral particles in outdoor air in Venice and Lecce in the month of May 2020, between the end of the lockdown and the reopening of activities.

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. 

Ida Zilio Grandi, director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi

Ida Zilio Grandi is the director of the newly founded Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi, inaugurated in October last year, and has recently returned to the Council for Relations with Islam, reconvened in November 2020. We interwieved her to know more about her work and the current situation in the Emirates. 

Research during COVID: the experience of three Marie Curie Fellows

Elena Bacchin, Matteo Favaretto and Sabrina Minuzzi, Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellows at the Ca' Foscari Department of Humanities, share their experiences of international research during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Classes, exams and mobility - here are the measures for the 2nd semester

Dual mode will still be available for courses aimed at Bachelor’s and Master’s first-year students, as well as for classes with less than 25 people aimed at students in the second and third years of a Bachelor’s programme or in the second year of a Master’s programme. Exams will be held online and international mobility programmes will resume.

December 10th, university buildings reopening

After carrying out a check of the university's campuses and buildings in Venice’s historic centre, we are writing to communicate that the exceptionally high tide level of yesterday afternoon inflicted no damage upon them, so they will all be reopened on December 10.

Ca' Foscari joins the plea for the release of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali

Djalali, an expert in Disaster Medicine, was sentenced to death in his home country of Iran, where he has been unlawfully detained for the past three years, after being accused of espionage based on unsubstantiated allegations.

Film Passport Project: a journey around the world through cinema

With the help of our Outreach and Recruitment Unit, 14 international students have put together a booklet full of opportunities for cultural exploration and enrichment, that provides the reader not only with movie suggestions, but also with new destinations, peoples and cultures .

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