Admission

For Academic year 2019/20, admission onto the Master’s Degree programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa is limited admission and requires, other than an adequate personal preparation and specific curricula requirements, that the student passes a selective test.

Matriculation is subject to the position a candidate holds on the ranking list.

Understanding of English language at level B2 is also required. the list of certifications and cases of exemption are available on the dedicated web page. Each knowledge will be verified by the office at the moment of enrolment.

The admissions test will take place in August: all the specific information on the enrolment, selection and matriculation processes are in the selection announcement that will be published in May.

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.

Minimum curricular requirements

Language, Politics and Economics of Arabic Countries Curriculum - LIPEA

  • 24 credits in the scientific-disciplinary sector L-OR/12 - Arabic Language and Literature

  • 6 credits in one of the following scientific-disciplinary sectors: L-OR/10 - History of Islamic COuntries; SPS/13 - History and Institutions of Africa; SPS/14 - History and Institutions of Asia.

  • 6 crediti ulteriori in uno dei seguenti settori scientifico disciplinari: L-OR/10 - History of Islamic COuntries; SECS-P/01 - Political Economics; SECS-P/07 - Management; SECS-P/08 Business Economics & Management; IUS/01 Private Law; IUS/02 - Comparative Private Law; - IUS/13 International Law,; IUS/14 - EU Law;  IUS/21 - Comparative Public Law; M-GGR/02 Economic/Political Geography

Language, Society and Institutions of Contemporary China Curriculum - LISIC

  • 36 credits in the scientific-disciplinary sector L-OR/21 -Language and Literature of China and South-East Asia;

  • 6 credits in one of the following scientific-disciplinary and similar sectors (whose content related to the History of China): L-OR/23 - History of East and South East and Southeast Asia; SPS/14 - History and Institutions of Asia.; M-STO/01 Medieval History; M-STO/02 Modern History; M-STO/03 Eastern EUropean History; M-STO/04 Contemporary History

Curriculum Language and Management in China - LAMAC

  • 36 credits in the scientific-disciplinary sector L-OR/21 - Language and Literature of China and South-East Asia;

  • 6 credits in one of the following scientific-disciplinary and similar sectors (whose content related to the History of China): L-OR/23 - History of East and Southeast Asia; SPS/14 - History and Institutions of Asia.; M-STO/01 Medieval History; M-STO/02 Modern History; M-STO/03 Eastern EUropean History; M-STO/04 Contemporary History

Language, Economics and Institutions of Japan Curriculum - LEIG

  • 36 credits in the scientific-disciplinary sector L-OR/22 -  Language and Literature of Japan and Korea;

  • 6 credits in one of the following scientific-disciplinary and similar sectors (whose content related to the History of China): L-OR/23 - History of East and Southeast Asia; SPS/14 - History and Institutions of Asia.; M-STO/01 Medieval History; M-STO/02 Modern History; M-STO/03 Eastern EUropean History; M-STO/04 Contemporary History

Verification of the possession of 6 ECTS in the field of history for admission onto the LISIC, LAMAC and LEIG curricula, in case the credits are undertaken in the scientific-disciplinary sector M-STO/01, M-STO/02, M-STO/03 and/or M-STO/04, will be done so through program/s of exams

All curricula, at the discretion of the Board or its delegates to the evaluation of access requirements, can accept applications which, although partially defect claims (not exceeding 24) in the scientific areas of specialization language sector, are accompanied by certificates attesting to the attendance of language courses conducted in countries where the target language is the official language. In this case, the Board reserves the right to evaluate the certifications and possibly to require an applicant to an oral exam.

In the case in which students are not in possession of the curricula requirements, they must retrieve them before enrollment exclusively by carrying out single programmes (Bachelor’s Degree level) at this or another university.

Personal preparation

Personal preparation is understood as an adequate acquisition of knowledge and understanding of the following disciplines:

  • For the Language, Politics and Economics of Arabic Countries Curriculum: Arabic Language and Literature, History of Islamic COuntries, History and Institutions of Africa, History and Institutions of Asia, Political Economics, Management, Business Economics & Management, Private Law, Comparative Private Law, International Law, EU Law, Comparative Public Law, Economic/Political Geography;
  • For the Language, Society and Institutions of Contemporary China Curriculum, and for the Language and Management to China Curriculum: Language and Literature of China and South-East Asia:
  • For the Language, Economics and Institutions of Japan Curriculum: Language and Literature of Japan and Korea.

Personal preparation will be verified by the Didactic College through evaluation of CV.

Students who have the following qualifications are normally considered in possession of personal preparation:

  • degree class:

    • L-11 Modern Languages and Culture; L-12 Linguistic Mediation;
    • 3 Sciences of Linguistic Mediation; 11 Modern Languages and Culture.

  • minimum degree grade: 90/110.

All the specific information on process of registration, selection and enrolment are in the admissions announcement.

The admissions process is as follows:

  • online registration, if you are not already enrolled at Ca’ Foscari;
  • pre-enrolment for the admissions test;
  • carrying out the admissions test and placement on ranking list;
  • online enrolment and payment of the first installment of tax and university fees

If you are a candidate with a disability or suffering from DSA, you can make use of the individualised application for carrying out the admissions test; all the specific information on available assistance is in the admissions announcement and on the webpage for services for disabled and DSA students; the request will be available during the online pre-enrolment.


Online enrolment

Pre-enrolment for the admissions test will be on the 1st July until 12pm on 19th August 2019.

How to pre-enrol

Before proceeding, remember to arrange

  • the degree self-certification in electronic format (enrolment if you are a student) with signed exams (in which is indicated: University where you achieved the qualification, class and degree programme, degree date and grade, exams taken with the relative scientific-disciplinary sector and the weight in credits): Verify if the self-certification, completed with all the aforementioned information, can be printed from the Personal Area of the host University website: alternatively, use the model of self-certification on this page;
  • linguistic certification relative to the understanding of English language, or useful documentation to certify belonging to one of the provided cases of exemption;
  • CV for the verification of personal preparation;
  • linguistic certification for the insertion of possible missing curricula requirements.

If the 6 ECTS in the History field - required for matriculation onto the LISICLAMAC and LEIG curricula – are matured in the scientific-disciplinary sections M-STO/01, M-STO/02, M-STO/03 e/o M-STO/04, students must also attach copies of the programme/s and of the exam/s.

With your USername and Password assigned to you at the end of the registration procedure, you must access the Personal Area following this path: Servizi Segreteria Studenti - ESSE3 > Test di ammissione (Secretary Services for Students - ESSE3 > Admissions Test).

Once you have concluded the enrolment procedure, you will receive a confirmation email to the address stated when you registered.

If you want to request one of the assistances provided for candidates that are disabled or diagnosed with DSA for taking the admissions test, you must fill in the specific section for procedure of online enrolment and attach a certificate demonstrating possession of the disability/impediment.

Enrolment Fee

Participation in the admissions test requires payment of a fee totalling 30 Euros, that should be paid after having completed the enrolment procedure online, by selection the “payment” button.


Admission Test

The admissions test for the summer selection will be on the Saturday 24th August at the San Giobbe building.

You must bring the valid identification document to the test.

Additional materials

Last update: 20/01/2020