Sustainable Ca' Foscari is the University program which works to promote sustainability and include it as a perspective within all University activities.

This commitment is included in the University Statute and the results are presented to its stakeholders annually in the Sustainability Report.

Since 2020 Elena Semenzin is the Rector's delegate for sustainability.


Promote scientific advance, by undertaking highest quality research to address global questions and deliver acknowledged impact within across diverse disciplines;

Foster a transformative learning experience, based on dedicated scholarly teaching, a research—inspired, demand-led curriculum and an engaging student life;

Attract an open, international community of scholars and students at the very heart of one of the world’s most stunning location;

Act as an accountable, anchor institution, capitalizing on culture and academic excellence to promote civic innovation and economic growth

Values, principles, codes

Over the years Ca’ Foscari has acquired tools, codes and policies to support the principles underpinning its actions and to guarantee its community equal opportunities in research, in their studies and work.

The Sustainable Development Agenda

It is the action program for people, planet and prosperity signed by UN member countries. By 2030, with these 17 SDGs - Sustainable Development Goals, that universally apply to all, countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind.

Sustainability networks