Admission test

The degree programme in Philosophy, International and Economic Studies is limited admissions and requires candidates to pass a test: matriculation will be influenced by the candidate’s position on the ranking list.

For access, furthermore, certificated understanding of English language at level B2, at least, is required.

All the specific information on methods and enrolment, selection and matriculation are in the call for application.

For NON-EU students residing outside Europe, the admission test will consist on participating in an interview with our Professors via Skype in order to verify the entry requirements and also the motivational and cultural skills acquired. 

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For the Academic year 2018/19 there are two sessions for selection: one in spring and one in summer.

The admissions process for the summer selection is as follows:

  • online registration, if you have never been enrolled at Ca’ Foscari;
  • online enrolment for the admissions test;
  • carrying out the admissions test and being put on the ranking list;
  • online matriculation and payment of the first tax instalment and the university tuition fees.

If you are a candidate with a disability or with DSA, you can make use of individualized procedures for taking the test: all the specific information on the available assistance is in the admission announcement and on the services for disabled and DSA students webpage; the request is present during the online registration.

Online Registration

Registering for the admissions test for the summer selection process will be carried out from 2nd July until 12pm on 21st August 2018.

With your Username and Password assigned to you at the end of the registration process you must access the Personal Area following this path: Secretary to Student Services - ESSE3 > Admissions test. If you are having difficulty, email
Once you have concluded the pre-registration process you will receive a confirmation email to the email address stated in the registration process.

Enrolment Fee

Participation in the admissions test requires the payment of a tuition fee totalling 30.00 Euros, that is paid after having completed the online enrolment procedure, selecting the ‘payments’ button.

The payment must be carried out using the PagoPA system.

Admission Test

The admissions test will be carried out on Friday August 24th 2018 at the San Giobbe institute: the convocation is fixed for 2.00pm in the classroom indicated on the enrollment receipt.

You must attend the test with a valid document of identification.

Accepting your place and Matriculation

The main information on the methods and deadline for accepting your place and matriculation are published under Enrol > Enrol and transfers > Admission and enrollment.

Verifying linguistic understanding

English language at level B2, at least, will be verified from the moment of enrollment through the possession of certificates or possible titles: see the specific web page to consult the list of linguistic certificates and cases of exemption.

If you do not have it you cannot enroll.

Last update: 04/02/2019