QS Rankings by subject: four Ca' Foscari disciplines in the world Top 100

In the new edition of the QS World University Rankings by subject, which is consulted by over 50 million students every year, Ca' Foscari is among the best universities in the world for Classical Studies and Ancient History (45th in ranking), Modern Languages (69th in the overall ranking and 3rd in Italy), History (3rd in the national ranking) and Hospitality and Leisure management (1st again among Italian universities).

PhD programmes: the call for 2024/2025 is open

The call for applications to the 40th cycle of Ca' Foscari PhD programmes is open, starting in a.y. 2024/2025. The application deadline is 1:00 pm CEST on Thursday, 23 May 2024.

Ca' Foscari and Geneva Graduate Institute sign new agreement

Ca' Foscari University of Venice and the Geneva Graduate Institute have signed a partnership aimed at promoting cooperation in areas of common interest and shared academic goals involving students, faculty, and staff. The first educational opportunity under the new partnership will be a student exchange programme.

The Swedish Academy honours Massimo Ciaravolo

Massimo Ciaravolo was awarded the 2023 Swedish Academy Prize for the dissemination of Swedish culture abroad.The Nobel Academy for Literature recognised Ciaravolo's outstanding role in introducing Swedish culture and literature abroad through his research and teaching at our university.

University closures around 25 April and 1 May 2024

The venues of Ca' Foscari University in Venice, Mestre and Treviso will be closed from Thursday 25 April to Saturday 27 April 2024 for Liberation Day. They are open with regular hours on 29 and 30 April, and will close again on Wednesday, 1 May 2024 for Labour Day.

Venice Access fee: rules for members of the Ca' Foscari community

Starting in April 2024, visitors entering the historic city of Venice on several selected dates will have to pay a daily access fee. If you're part of the Ca' Foscari community, you are exempt from payment but you may still need a voucher to prove your exemption. Find out more about the various access fee scenarios in the article.

Gulf States and humanitarian aid in Gaza: the ISLAMICAID research project

The dire humanitarian situation in Gaza rekindled the debate on the role of humanitarian intervention during conflicts and the paralysis of humanitarian diplomacy in protecting civilians. We discussed the topic with Altea Pericoli, Marie-Curie Global Fellow at Ca' Foscari University and Princeton University within the project ISLAMICAID - Aid from Islamic Donors in conflict zones.

Ca' Foscari inaugurates "Uzbekistan: Avant-Garde in the Desert"

Four works by Kandinsky are also among the approximately 100 on display at Ca' Foscari - thanks to the new project curated by Giuseppe Barbieri and Silvia Burini with the support of the Uzbekistan Culture Foundation, which introduces an extraordinary and still little-known chapter of the art of the first half of the 20th century. 

The Lithuanian ‘Closer’ wins Ca' Foscari’s Short Film Festival

The Lithuanian short film Artumo jausmas (Closer) directed by Augustė Gerikaitė won the International Competition of the 14th Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival, held in various Venetian venues. Ca' Foscari University was the principal organiser of the festival and received support from Avani Rio Novo Venice Hotel, WeShort and Carpenè-Malvolti.

Visiting Scholars and EUTOPIA: former UPF Rector Oriol Amat at Ca' Foscari

Among the many Visiting Scholars who Ca’ Foscari has had the pleasure to host over the years, our university has recently welcomed Oriol Amat, Full Professor of Financial Economics and Accounting and former Rector of Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona - one of the founding partners of EUTOPIA.

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

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