10 good reasons to choose Ca’ Foscari

A dedicated Welcome Unit, innovative education and many extracurricular activities: these are just a few of the many good reasons to choose Ca’ Foscari, a University like no other, located right in the heart of Venice.


You can choose among 40 Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes, divided into different study areas: Economics and management, Languages and cultures, Arts and humanities, Public policies and social change, International studies and globalization, Conservation and management of cultural heritage.


We’re located right in the heart of Venice, a cosmopolitan place and a city like no other, with its priceless artistic and cultural heritage. We’re open to the world, with our vibrant community of international professors and students, full programs in English, double and joint degrees, hundreds of international partnerships for mobility and internship. 24.8% of Ca’ Foscari students have had some form of accredited study experience abroad, more than double the national average (Source: Almalaurea 2020)



High achieving students can benefit from numerous incentives, such as fee waivers, financial aid, scholarships and student collaboration opportunities.


We promise you’ll experience an enriching and stimulating university life, full of cultural events and sport initiatives.


High achieving students are given the chance to join our International College and live rent-free in an exclusive residence on the San Servolo Island. 


At Ca’ Foscari you can already start building your future professional career, integrating the wide array of Bachelor’s and Master’s programs we offer with one of the many internship opportunities provided by our Career Service, which also organizes workshops on how to write a resume and meetings with influential managers. 81.9% of Ca’ Foscari students have carried out one or more accredited internships, compared to a national average of 59.9%.


You can also expand your education by choosing a Minor - a complementary and interdisciplinary study path - or by taking part in one of our many innovative workshops such as the Contamination Lab.


We are always at the service of our students: online enrollment procedures, a tutoring service to help you learn more efficiently, a service exclusively dedicated to students with a physical or learning disability, university libraries, free language courses [ITA], and a Competency Centre to help you develop new soft skills.


QS World University Ranking by subject has placed Ca’ Foscari among the best 100 Universities in the whole word for the teaching of Modern Languages , and among the best 150 for History. We are also in the Top 200 for ‘Geography’ and ‘Linguistics’, top 250 for ‘Accounting & Finance’ and ‘Economics & Econometrics’.
One year after graduating , 81.8% of our former Master’s students have already found employment (10% more than the national average). Five years after graduating, 90,3% of former Ca’ Foscari students are employed. (Almalaurea 2020).
According to ANVUR, we’re the third public university in Italy for research quality. Additionally, we placed fourth in Europe for the number of Marie Curie Individual Fellowships won. 5 out of 8 Ca’ Foscari departments have been awarded the “Department of Excellence” title, receiving substantial national funds for the quality of their research projects


Join us during our International Open Days webinars dedicated to English-taught bachelor's and master's degrees. Get to know the programme of study that interests you and be confident about your choice thanks to the opportunity to listen to what professors and students have to say.

Be sure to take advantage by tuning in from February 14 to 21.

Want to know more about our English-taught bachelor's or master's degrees? Tune in for the online International Open Days
If you are interested in an Italian-taught programme, you can also participate in the Italian-language Open Days.
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Last update: 20/01/2022