Welcome Unit

Area: Educational Programmes and Student Services (ADiSS)

Ca' Foscari, Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice -  map


The staff only receives upon appointment and provides support in both Italian and English.
Select the service you require and book an appointment according to the days/times available:

  • appointments for students, teachers and international PTA in mobility;
  • appointments for international students and Italian students with an international title who intend to enroll;
  • appointments  at the first arrival in Venice for permit of stay (group appointment);
  • appointments for the issue or renewal of permit of stay;
  • appointments for Joint/Double degree programmes;
  • appointments for the Chinese front office.

In case of need or emergency contact your service of interest by e-mail.
After having used this service, please leave feedback on your experience.


 buddy@unive.it  for university Buddy programs;
 immigrationteam@unive.it for visa, residence permit, tax code and carta conto of international students;
 internationalstaff@unive.it ;for professors, researchers, PTA, Staff Training Week requests;
 incoming.mobility@unive.it for incoming students in international mobility and mobility programs;
 jointdegree@unive.it for Joint / Double Degree programmes;
 welcome@unive.it for degree seekers and prospective students, evaluation of international qualifications.

Provided services

Come to the Welcome Unit if:

  • you have an international degree and you are a degree-seeking student wishing to enrol in a Bachelor, Master, PhD or Professional Master Degree Programme at Ca’ Foscari;
  • you are enrolled at a university abroad and you want to study at Ca’ Foscari as a visiting student through existing exchange programmes and obtain ECTS;
  • you are enrolled at a university abroad and you want to come to Ca’ Foscari to study or research as a Visiting Student, outside from pre-established exchange programmes;
  • you are enrolled or want to enroll in a Joint/Double Degree programme;
  • you are a professor, scholar, researcher or member of staff in a foreign university and you want to come for a mobility period to work, train or research at Ca’ Foscari.

You can benefit from information, advice and support regarding:

  • registration and enrolment on courses and recognition of academic titles;
  • registration in a mobility programme;
  • support in the visa request, residence permit, tax code, SSN registration, INPS registration;
  • Buddy programme, tutoring for international students, students’ associations.

Last update: 13/02/2020