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Ca' Foscari's fundraising campaign for Venice

Ca' Foscari University of Venice has just launched EMERGENCY VENICE, a fundraising campaign to support the city and its residents during these difficult times. 

Ca' Foscari closed on November 21 and 22

All Ca' Foscari's buildings in Venice and Mestre will close on November 21-22 for the Madonna della Salute celebrations. 

Ca' Foscari and KIT inaugurate new joint programs

The Double Degree Master program in Science and Technology of Bio and Nanomaterials and the international PhD by the same name were presented earlier this month.

Syria, Ca' Foscari joins the CRUI plea for peace

Following the escalating acts of armed violence in North Eastern Syria, the Conference of the Italian Universities Rectors is now calling for tolerance and the respect of fundamental freedoms. 

New pharmaceutical compounds to treat serious diseases

Scientists from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédéralede Lausanne (EPFL), the University of Padova and the Ca' Foscari Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems have developed a new way of rapidly producing and isolating thousands of macrocyclic compounds, a family of molecules that are of great interest to the pharmaceutical industry.

Dancing Museums: a new way to enjoy art through dance

Ca' Foscari's contribution to the Dancing Museums project, curated by Susanne Franco, aims to explore the new ways of enjoying art through dance and performance, as well as new approaches  of museology and art management towards the active engagement of an increasingly varied and large audience.

How I make music out of gondolas

If reinterpreted from a mathematical perspective, forms of nature, including animal and plant life, can be translated into music - even a gondola. We asked physicist/composer Maria Mannone (University of Palermo) how she does it.

Take part in our first Summer School in Digital and Public Humanities

The Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (VeDPH) at the Department of Humanities has organized its first Summer School, which will be held in Venice from July 6 to 10, 2020.

New UNESCO Water Chair at Ca’ Foscari

The UNESCO Chair on Water Heritage and Sustainable Development will involve a team of geographers coordinated by prof. Francesco Vallerani and Eriberto Eulisse. 

Stolen heritage: harm to population identity

The conference “Stolen Heritage”, promoted by the Ca' Foscari Department of Humanities within the framework of the H2020 NETCHER project, provided the opportunity to take stock with a multidisciplinary approach of the destruction, looting and illicit trafficking of cultural property. 

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

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