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The European TranspArEEnS project enters phase 3
The European TranspArEEnS project enters phase 3

TranspArEEns is a 30-month EU-funded project that aims to develop a qualitative-quantitative framework for the standardised collection and analysis of EE (energy efficiency) and ESG (Environmental Social Governance) information of small and medium-sized enterprises and deliver a standardised EE-ESG rating in accordance with the recommendations and benchmarks provided at European level by the EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG). 

IMEF: the call is online! Deadline for application September 10th, 2022
IMEF: the call is online! Deadline for application September 10th, 2022

Become a specialist in the business units of banking, financial and consulting institutions around the world! The new edition of the International Master in Economics and Finance is an opportunity to become part of our international community. The master provides various scholarships and is job oriented with 100% job placement. For further details, please contact now  imef@unive.it

A mathematical model on how sanctions, duties and conflicts affect commerce
A mathematical model on how sanctions, duties and conflicts affect commerce

A new mathematical model can predict global changes in commercial and financial exchange. The research (Roberto Casarin, full professor of Econometrics, is co-author) has been published in the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Stefano Soriani on European Governance and the Pandemic
Stefano Soriani on European Governance and the Pandemic

How has the pandemic affected the European system of governance? What role have European cities played in facing this health crisis and its social and economic effects? We have interviewed Stefano Soriani, an expert in economic and political geography and co-organiser of the Multi-level governance in Europe: the case of Covid-19 pandemics international conference.

Welcome message from Anna Comacchio, Director of the Department

"We help our students develop the management and entrepreneurial skills that are most requested today.
Here in Venice, a city in which culture and sustainability are levers for the future, we aim to create knowledge that will be useful in the context of the digital revolution — a context in which economic growth must intertwine with social development.”

Anna Comacchio,
Director of the Department of Management





Our research

Research areas

The Department of Management (DMAN) is renowned for its innovative teaching approaches, the excellence of its research, and the constant relationship with the economic and social fabric of Venice and the surrounding territory.

The Department conducts theoretical and applied research in the most important fields related to management studies, such as innovation and entrepreneurship, strategic development and internationalisation, new technologies and digitisation, organisation and accounting. Our approach is multidisciplinary and pays particular attention to economics, finance, history, social studies, law, and information technology.

The Department is constantly striving to raise the bar by improving the quality of its scientific publishing, also thanks to its highly specialised laboratories and centres, which host research projects that are relevant on a local, national and international level.


Research projects
MIMOSA - Maritime and multimodal sustainable passenger transport solutions and services, Interreg Italy - Croatia.

Researchers: Andrea Stocchetti;
Length: 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2022

S.LI.DES - Smart strategies for sustainable tourism in LIvely DEStinations

Researchers: Michele Tamma;
Length: 01/01/2019 - 30/06/2022


Research at the Department of Management is supported by a wide network of regional, national and international partnerships and extends across various areas, such as new business models, innovation and digital transformation, entrepreneurship and internationalisation, sustainability, soft skills and leadership, management of cultural products and of the food and wine sectors, tourism management, and transformation in the world of work, in the automotive industry, in transport, in banking and in finance.
The bibliographic information regarding the Department’s publications can be accessed through ARCA, Ca’ Foscari’s open-access archive.