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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).

The upcoming Indian elections in the eyes of student Riccardo Campana

Approximately one billion people in India are preparing to cast their vote in the upcoming election, which will determine the country's government for the next 5 years. Riccardo Campana - a Ca' Foscari student of Language and Civilisation of Asia and Mediterranean Africa - has been studying journalism at Bennet University in New Delhi (one of our partner universities ) since July 2023 and shared his insights with us.

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.

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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.

LeTs-Care: Italy vs EU best practices in long-term care

In 2023 the European Union launched the 'Care Strategy,' calling on countries to achieve common goals for long-term care. Funded by Horizon Europe, LeTs-Care is a comparative research project whose objective is to identify and study effective and replicable solutions in the field of long-term care.

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.

'The Cooling Solution' lands in New York City at the Photoville Festival

After the success of its installments in Venice in 2023, the photographic and scientific exhibition The Cooling Solution is now crossing the Atlantic to land in New York City at the Photoville Festival, from June 1st till 16th, 2024. In September 2024 the exhibition will also be on show at the Italian Cultural Institute in London.

A QR code for information and contacts on safety and inclusion

'QR Your Rights' is one of Ca' Foscari’s initiatives to support and promote inclusion, safety and well-being in our community. Scanning a QR code, which will soon be disseminated in all university venues, will take you to the Ca’ Foscari Inclusiva webpage, which contains information and contacts on these important topics.

Trump, Truth Social, and meme stocks

Recently, there has been extensive media coverage surrounding the launch of Truth Social, Donald Trump's social network, and its parent company, Trump Media & Technology Group, going public. On the first day of trading, the company's stock price significantly increased. According to Michele Costola, a researcher at the Department of Economics this is a potential example of a meme stock.

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

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