Welcome Unit


ADiSS - Welcome Unit
Ca' Foscari, Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice

 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.

Appointment reservation

In compliance with the provisions by the Italian Government, you can directly contact the service by telephone or online through Skype and Hangouts.
The staff only receives upon appointment and provides support in both Italian and English.

Access to the building and to the office will be permitted only to those who have successfully reserved a slot. Please note that it will be compulsory to wear your face mask, use hand sanitizers and keep safe distance. At every entrance to university buildings, students' temperatures will be measured, too. For further details, please visit www.unive.it/coronavirus-students.


Select the service you require and book an appointment according to the days/times available:

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: 25/02/2021