The International internship allows students to:
The internship abroad is optional, students can carry it out preferably in their 2nd year of study, with the start commencing in the following months: February/march, June/July and September/October of each academic year in EU and non-EU countries.
Internships can be carried out in International offices of organisms, private companies that operate on the International market, public administrations, administrations with territorial institutes, National and International organizations with International cooperation, in Italian or foreign consular offices, institutes, firms, businesses, foundations, centres of study and chambers of commerce that aim to deepen their international relations and conceptions, monitoring and carrying out of programs of international cooperation.
Internships must last for a minimum of 150 hours equal to 6 formative university credits (ECTS), distributed over a minimum period of 1 month and a maximum period of 6 months.
From the moment of applying for an internship, students must be in possession of the following requirements (whether in the case of an autonomous submission or in the case of starting an internship through institutions already agreed upon with Ca’ Foscari):
Adequate exceptions can be evaluated and authorized by the Didactic College or by a delegate.
The University covers students who are carrying out internships abroad with accident insurance and work and civil responsibility. For health insurance in European destinations, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will work as insurance, whilst in non-EU countries it is sincerely recommended that students activate private health insurance.
At the end of the internship students must present a report written in English on the internship activities carried out to their university tutor.
Upon finishing the international internship, the student has 15 (fifteen) days to re-enter Italy and present their record of attendance to the Internship Abroad Sector.
Before bringing the original documents to the Office, students must present the record, as well as a report written on the internship activities carried out, to the scholar (university tutor).
After having received the internship report, bearing in mind the student’s report and reading the business tutor’s evaluation, the scholar (university tutor) will evaluate the recognition of 6 ECTS for a minimum of 150 hours of work carried out (1 ECTS = 25 working hours).
Last update: 27/06/2019