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La rettrice, Tiziana Lippiello

Tiziana Lippiello - Curriculum
Elected for the 2020/21 - 2025/26 term
Full Professor of Classical Chinese Language
Department of Asian and North African Studies

  • prof. Antonio Marcomini - Curriculum - Deputy-Rector delegate for Relations with territory
  • prof.ssa Caterina Carpinato - Curriculum - Vice-Rector for the Third Mission
  • prof. Elti Cattaruzza - Curriculum - Vice-Rector for the Right to Education and Student Services
  • prof.ssa Luisa Bienati - Curriculum - Vice-Rector for Teaching
  • prof. Fabrizio Marrella - Curriculum - Vice-Rector for International Relations and International Cooperation
  • prof.ssa Maria del Valle Ojeda Calvo - Curriculum - Vice-Rector for Research
  • prof. Gaetano Zilio Grandi - Curriculum - Vice-Rector for General and Legal Affairs, staff relations and dealings with Ca' Foscari University Foundation
  • Prof. Fabio Aricò - Curriculum - Erasmus and Overseas Agreements
  • Prof. Maria Antonietta Baldo - Curriculum - Sports Activities
  • Prof. Giulia Bencini - Curriculum - Initiatives to support the assistance, integration and well-being of persons with disabilities
  • Prof. Giorgio Stefano Bertinetti - Curriculum - Construction
  • Prof. Gianluca Briguglia - Curriculum - University Communications
  • Prof. Marina Buzzoni - Curriculum - University Library System
  • Prof. Giancarlo Corò - Curriculum - International Cooperation and Development Policies
  • Prof. Massimiliano Costa - Curriculum - Teacher Training
  • Dr. Alessio Cotugno - Curriculum - Rector Communications
  • Prof. Laura De Giorgi - Curriculum - Linguistics Research 
  • Prof. Roberta Dreon - Curriculum - Humanities Research
  • Prof. Sara de Vido - Curriculum - Holocaust Memorial and Remembrance Day and Gender Equality
  • Prof. Maurizio Falsone - Curriculum - Labour Relations
  • Prof. Vladi Finotto - Curriculum - Knowledge Transfer
  • Prof. Susanne Franco - Curriculum - Performing Arts
  • Prof. Carlo Giupponi - Curriculum - Economic Area
  • Prof. Patrick Heinrich - Curriculum - Research Doctorates
  • Prof. Roland Hinterholzl - Curriculum - Coordination of Teaching-Research Internationalization
  • Prof. Antonio Montefusco - Curriculum - International Reputation and Recruitment
  • Prof. Francesca Rohr - Curriculum - Orientation and Tutoring
  • Prof. Sabina Rossi - Curriculum -  Digital Innovation for Teaching and Research
  • Prof. Salvatore Russo - Curriculum - Stage and Placement
  • Prof. Elena Semenzin - Curriculum - Sustainability
  • Prof. Michela Signoretto - Curriculum - Scientific Research
  • Prof. Ugo Sostero - Curriculum - Budget
  • Prof. Fiorino Tessaro - Curriculum - Secondary School Teacher Training (PF 24)
  • Prof. Andrea Stocchetti - Curriculum - Organizational development of the prevention and protection system
  • Prof. Tiziana Lippiello - Curriculum - Rector (Chair)
  • Prof. Giuseppe Barbieri - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof. Michele Bernasconi - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof. Alessandro Maria Bruni - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof. Carmela Camardi - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof. Marco Ceresa - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof. Anna Comacchio - Curriculum - Member
  • Dr. Roberta D'Argenio - Member
  • Prof. Flavia De Rubeis - Curriculum - Member
  • Ms. Elisabetta Esposto - Member
  • Prof. Anna Moretti - Curriculum - Member
  • prof. Salvatore Orlando - Curriculum - Member
  • prof. Filippomaria Pontani - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof. Giovanni Vian - Curriculum - Member
  • Dr. Antonio Ruzza - Curriculum - Member
  • Dr. Elisa Sartorelli - Member
  • Prof. Antonio Trampus - Curriculum - Member
  • Mr. Paolo Valdagno - Member
  • Dr. Eva Alice Gusmeroli - Member
  • Dott. Gabriele Rizzetto - Curriculum - Head of Administration (Member)
  • Prof. Antonio Marcomini - Curriculum - Prorettore Vicario (Member)
  • Prof. Marcantonio Catelani - Curriculum [PDF] - Coordinator of Evalution Unit (Member)
  • Prof.ssa Tiziana Lippiello - Curriculum - Rector (Chair)
  • Dr. Giampiero Beltotto - Member
  • Dr. Giovanna Berera - Curriculum - Member
  • Dr. Roberto Crosta - Curriculum [PDF] - Member
  • Ms. Nicole Favero - Member
  • Prof. Giuseppe Pezzotti - Member
  • Prof. Luigi Perissinotto - Curriculum - Member
  • Dott. Nicola Pianon - Member
  • Sig.ra Irene Pizzolotto - Member
  • Dr. Testino Laura - Member
  • Prof. Antonio Marcomini - Curriculum - Deputy-Rector (Member)
  • Dr. Gabriele Rizzetto - Curriculum - Head of Administration (Member)

Supervisory Bodies

  • Dr. Vincenzo Palomba - President
  • Dr. Marco Piepoli - Full Member
  • Dr. Alessandro Cioffi - Full Member
  • Dr. Rita Stati - Substitute Member
  • Dr. Francesco Bon -  Substitute Member

Composition for the academic three-year period 2020/2021 - 2022/2023:

  • Prof. Alberto Urbani - Curriculum - Full Member
  • Prof. Roberta Dreon - Curriculum - Full Member
  • Dr. Carlo Marcon - Curriculum - Full Member, Researcher
  • Prof. Anna Marinetti - Curriculum - Substitute Member
  • Prof. Roberto Senigaglia - Curriculum - Substitute Member

The Unit fosters excellence and continuous improvement within the institution, proposes and supervises the implementation and update of the University Quality Assurance System, defines the means to support and measure educational, research and “Third Mission” excellence.

For the academic years 2019/20 - 2021/22, the Presidium for University Quality is composed of:

  • Prof. Raffaele Pesenti, full professor - Curriculum - President
  • Prof. Daniele Baglionii, associate professor - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof.ssa Cristina Fossaluzza , associate professor - Curriculum - Member
  • Prof. Cristiano Varin, full professor - Curriculum - Member
  • Mr. Matteo Berta, Students Representative

For further information please visit the website of the Presidium for University Quality [ITA].

  • Esq. Giorgia Masina

For further information please visit the webpage of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Guarantee Bodies

  • esq. Raffaella Bartolucci
  • Prof. Gian Luigi Paltrinieri - Curriculum - President
  • Prof. Vania Brino - Curriculum - University Representative
  • Prof. Marta Strani - Curriculum - University Representative
  • Prof. Stefania Sbarra - Curriculum - University Representative
  • Prof. Sabrina Marchetti - Curriculum - University Representative, substitute member
  • Dr. Sonia Pastrello - Curriculum - University Representative
  • Dr. Patrik Sambo - Curriculum [PDF] - University Representative
  • Dr. Michela Del Bono - Curriculum - University Representative, substitute member
  • Dr. Alessio Parpagiola - Curriculum - Foundation UIL SCUOLA RUA Representative
  • Dr. Bertilla Ceccato - CISL Federation University Veneto Representative
  • Dr. Vania Levorato - FLC-CGIL Representative
  • Dr. Elena D'Argenio - FLC-CGIL Representative, substitute member
  • Dr. Federico Damin - Curriculum - PhD Students Representative
  • Miss Maria Ducoli - Students Representative

Since 1st September 2010 Francesca Torelli (e-mail is the Trusted Advisor for prevention of harassment.

More information on the web page of Single Guarantee Commitee and Trusted Advisor.

Other Bodies

The board has advisory functions in defining the University’s Strategic Plan, including focus of fields of research, recruitment policy and in formulating the criteria adopted in Evaluating Excellence in Research.

The Commission has the task of examining the appropriateness of some initiatives that may present problematic aspects in the context of relations with non-European countries. It is assisted and coordinated by the Vice Rector, prof. Antonio Marcomini, and assisted by Dr. Francesca Magni.

The Commission is so composed:

  • Prof. Marco Ceresa, Academic Senate Member 
  • Prof. Antonio Trampus - Curriculum - Academic Senate Member 
  • Prof. Anna Moretti - Curriculum - Academic Senate Member 
  • Dr. Eleonora Pagliaro - Academic Senate Member 
  • Prof. Fabrizio Marrella - Curriculum - As expert on the subject 
  • Prof. Aldo Ferrari - Curriculum - As expert on the subject 

Issues mandatory opinions and makes proposals in the following matters:

  • ways of coordinating training activities and interdisciplinary initiatives among the PhD programmes and their opening on a national and international level
  • cultural implications of didactic and research collaboration activities carried out with European or international universities, research bodies, AFAM Institutions, enterprises, public administrations, cultural institutions and research infrastructures
  • proposals for the establishment of new PhD programmes or the deactivation of existing ones
  • amendments to the Rules and Regulations on PhDs;
  • general policies for the funding of PhDs, also with reference to the allocation of MUR/University PhD scholarships and operating funds to the PhD Courses

It is composed of the following members:

  • Prof. Baglioni Daniele, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Italian Studies
  • Prof. Barbante Carlo, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Polar Sciences
  • Prof. Bertuzzo Enrico, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Environmental Sciences
  • Prof. Bou Maqueda Enric, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Modern Languages, Cultures and Societies and Linguistics
  • Prof. Cortesi Agostino, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Computer Science
  • Prof. De Cian Enrica, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Science and Management of Climate Change
  • Prof. Dindo Pietro Dino Enrico, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Economics
  • Prof. Heinrich Patrick, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Asian and African Studies (President of the Council)
  • Prof. Irti Claudia, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Law, Market and Person
  • Prof. Perissinotto Luigi, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Philosophy and Educational Sciences
  • Prof. Pontani Filippomaria, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Ancient Heritage Studies
  • Prof. Rizzolio Flavio, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Science and Technology of Bio and Nanomaterials
  • Prof. Vescovo Pier Mario, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in History of Arts
  • Prof. Zirpoli Francesco, Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Management

The following also participate:

  • Prof. Moretti Elisa, representative of Ca' Foscari University on the Board of Lecturers of the PhD Course in Chemistry
  • Prof. Rapetti Anna Maria, representative of Ca' Foscari University on the Board of Lecturers of the PhD course in Historical, Geographical and Anthropological Studies
  • Montori Elisa, PhD, representative of the Council of PhD Students

Advisory functions, research, investigation, promotion and dissemination in ethics (art. 25 of the Ethical Code for the University):

  • Prof. Agar Brugiavini - Curriculum
  • Prof. Daniela Meneghini - Curriculum
  • Dr. Michela Del Bono - Curriculum
  • Dr. Esterita Vanin - Curriculum
  • Dr. Alessandro Bernes - privacy, data protection and law expert - Curriculum
  • Dr. Stefano Calzavara, computer science expert - Curriculum
  • Prof. Lucetta Scaraffia, research ethics expert 
  • Dr. Chiara Da Villa, expert in Data Management
  • Dr. Silvia Zabeo, euro-planning expert - Curriculum
  • Mr. Cesare Bulegato, appointed representative by the Student Representatives Assembly 
  • Dr. Rachele Svetlana Bassan, appointed representative by the Doctoral Students Council - Curriculum

The aims of the GEP TEAM is the formulation and monitoring of the University Gender Equality Plan, conteining the purposes to be pursued and the actions to be implemented in order to promote gender equality within the University through institutional and cultural changes.

The supporting organizational structure is the Ca 'Foscari Sustainable Office of the Institutional Affairs Area (

GEP TEAM is composed by:

  • Prof. Sara De Vido - Curriculum - Coordinator
  • Prof. Gian Luigi Paltrinieri - Curriculum - Vice-Coordinator, President CUG
  • Dr. Monica Gussoni - Curriculum - Human Resources Manager 
  • Prof. Stefania Sbarra - Curriculum - CUG member
  • Prof. Laura Fagarazzi - Curriculum - Research Area Representative
  • Dr. Anna Bonfante - Curriculum - Institutional Affairs Area (AAI) Representative - Sustainable Ca 'Foscari Office
  • Dr. Federico Damin - Curriculum - Doctoral Board Representative
  • Ms. Ivkovic Rebecca, Representative of Student Representatives Assembly 
  • Dr. Vivianne Pavan - CurriculumStrategic Planning and Programming Area (APPS) Representative 
  • Dr. Immacolata Caputo, Representing LEI project
  • Dr. Nicoletta Bortoluzzi - Curriculum - Research Area Representative
  • Prof. Sabrina Marchetti - Curriculum - CUG member
  • Dr. Martina Gonano - Curriculum - Institutional Affairs Area (AAI) Representative - Sustainable Ca 'Foscari Office

The Commission checks the correct application of the University Regulations on patents, decides on requests for filing of patent and registration applications, on requests for the transfer of already filed patent applications, as well as for their extension abroad in the scope of the annual budget set by the Board of Directors to cover the costs of filing and maintaining the patent and any prototyping; provides opinions to the University Bodies on the negotiation documents aimed at the economic exploitation of patent applications and / or patents granted, on the maintenance of patents and registrations, and on the procedures, guidelines, criteria adopted in the field of patenting.

The Committee prepares every three years the 'Plan for the development of spin offs' to be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval, subject to the favorable opinion of the Academic Senate. Furthermore, it expresses a mandatory non-binding opinion to the Academic Senate and the Board of Directors on each proposal for the establishment of a spin-off; formulates to the aforementioned Bodies proposals for participation in the share capital of spin-offs deemed strategic, which present a Business Plan with high potential and sustainability over time; submits an annual report to the Board of Directors on the status of the spinoffs and monitors compliance with the principles established in the Ministerial Decree 168/11 and in the University Regulations for the establishment of spin offs.

The University Board for Sustainability is made up of scientific delegates from the various Departments and is responsible for outlining and overseeing sustainability strategies, working in synergy with the delegate of the Rector for Sustainability. The pourpose is to define a coordinated and shared vision between the Departments and strengthen the University's commitment to achieving the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, enhancing existing good practices and structuring projects so that they take into account the different souls of which our University is established.


The Board is composed by:



Last update: 14/09/2022