Ca' Foscari among the best 100 Universities for the study of languages

150 years from its foundation, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has reached an important milestone, achieving the status of one of the best 100 Universities in the world for the study and teaching of languages. With a leap of almost 100 places in two years, Ca’ Foscari keeps climbing the QS ranking and this year, it has managed to position itself as the 116th University in the world for the study of Arts and Humanities. Both the Social Sciences and Management areas have also improved, where Ca’ Foscari moved up over 50 places and entered the world’s best 300 Universities for the first time. Ca’ Foscari also confirmed its position among the best Italian Universities.  

The annual edition of the QS World University Ranking by subject evaluated the performance of 1222 universities in single areas and disciplines, confirming the presence of Economics and Econometrics in the top 250. In particular, 3 disciplines took a big step forward: Geography is now among the best 200 in the world, Accounting and Finance landed in the best 251-300 bracket, while Business and Management ended up in the top 251-300. 

Ca’ Foscari’s Rector Michele Bugliesi “This is an important result that attests the quality of our teaching and research activities in the field of human sciences and arts, an effort that was also recently recognized by the MIUR, with the excellency fund they awarded to the Department of Humanities, the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies and the Department of Asian and North African Studies. This milestone has demonstrated Ca’ Foscari’s ability to compete with the best Universities in the world. Our university also improved its placement in 8 different disciplines, confirming its position among the best at a national level. The recognition we received for our scientific area, with Informatics and Chemistry taking a huge leap forward in the rankings, was also a positive signal”