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Ca’ Foscari, our research for the future of the planet

Fridays for Future, the global movement inspired by Greta Thunberg, has mobilized millions of people. On March 15th, students and citizens in over 40 countries will take to the streets to ask for immediate action to combat climate change. Ca’ Foscari University supports the Fridays for Future initiative and continuously strives to find new solutions for the safeguard of our planet.

EGArt welcomes new English curriculum: Arts Management open for enrollment

We interviewed Professor Francesco Casarin, EGArt coordinator, to know more about the new path that will provide students with an interdisciplinary education that encompasses a wide range of subjects from 5 different Departments - all in English. 

Aaron Poochigian: in Venice, I will feel like a pilgrim at a holy site

We intervied American author Aaron Poochigian, ahead of his panel discussion on Poetry for the Incroci di Civiltà literary festival, on April 5th. 

Social Research in the Digital Age, interview with Matthew Salganik

On March 25th, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice hosted a talk by Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University, within the EcSeminars series of lectures. In this interview he covers the new possibilities and challenges arisen from the combination of social science and big data.

Ca' Foscari researchers invent sensor that can detect PFAS

The electrochemical sensor can measure the concentration of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), one of the most common and dangerous molecules in the PFAS family.

Antarctica: a drilling site to extract the "longest" climate archive ever

European researchers will extract ice cores to investigate the climate history of the past 1.5 million year. Italy will also join the project thanks to a team of experts coordinated by Professor Carlo Barbante of Ca' Foscari University of Venice. 

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

From April 11th, 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.

10 years after the Erasmus: Gonzalo's trip to Venice and down memory lane

Filmmaker Gonzalo Boronat came back to Venice after five and ten years from his Erasmus at Ca' Foscari. Together with the friends he met in 2009, he immortalized the magic of the city in two heartwarming videos.

Ca' Foscari opens new Bloomberg Lab in the San Giobbe Economic Campus

Thanks to the Bloomberg multimedia platform, Ca’ Foscari students will be able to access data, analytics and market moving news. The lab will also be used to organize certified training sessions for students, with Bloomberg’s remote support.

YOUniversity: Lamia is making the most of her international experience

Lamia is a Ca' Foscari student from Zimbabwe, who chose to move to Venice for her Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, International Studies and Economics. Read the article to find out her great advice for international students! 

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

Interviews and events with international guests, professors and students. The best of Ca' Foscari's YouTube channel.