Department

Where

Palazzo Vendramin
Dorsoduro 3462, 30123 Venice, Italy

Ca' Cappello
San Polo 2035, 30125 Venice, Italy

Work with us

Faculty positions

Through direct selection for temporary advisors [IT] candidates can collaborate with Ca' Foscari University of Venice as experts with proven expertise and specialization. Applications are examined by a specific commission on the basis of the education, the resume and/or through an interview.

Research fellowships

Short-term research fellowships allow Master’s Degree graduates to pursue short-term research (less than 12 months normally) including them in existing projects and research groups.

Research grants

Research grants allow Master’s Degree graduates and PhDs to pursue research activities at the university or in the projects offered to the candidates.

Selections for temporary advisors

Through direct selection for temporary advisors [IT] candidates can collaborate with Ca' Foscari University of Venice as experts with proven expertise and specialization. Applications are examined by a specific commission on the basis of the education, the resume and/or through an interview.

Tutorato specialistico e didattico

The calls for applications for tutors [IT] are aimed at students enroled in Master's or PhD Degree programmes and at international incoming students. Tutors support educational activities with courses, seminars, workshops, orientation for the study plan and the final paper, and welcome and assist international students.


Opening hours

Communal areas and Faculty offices Day Opening hours
Palazzo Vendramin Monday-Friday 9.00 am - 7.00 pm
Ca' Cappello Monday-Friday 9.00 am - 7.00 pm
Services Opening hours E-mail
Administration Monday-Thursday
10.00 am - 12.00 pm
segreteria.dsaam@unive.it
Communication and events Monday-Thursday
10.00 am - 12.00 pm
eventi.dsaam@unive.it
Educational programmes Monday-Thursday
10.00 am - 12.00 pm
didattica.dsaam@unive.it
Research Monday-Thursday
10.00 am - 12.00 pm
ricerca.dsaam@unive.it

Mission

The Department of Asian and North African Studies (DSAAM) emerged after the heritage of research focusing on the Asian world carried out by the Department of Studies on Eastern Asia and the Department of Eurasian studies. The education activities of the Department enables students to learn and further explore Asian languages and their cultural context: the diversity and specificity of its offer make the DSAAM a unique case in Italy.

The interests and scientific skills of the teachers of the DSAAM cover a wide geographic area from Africa to Japan, through specific fields of interest, often transversal, which can be divided in four main areas: linguistic, philology and literature; religions and philosophies; archaeology and cultural heritage conservation, figurative arts and performances; history, institutions, economics, society, politics and international relations.

The Department has strong international ties for educational, research and cultural purposes, that allow for the organization of many events, research funding, Joint and Double Degree offers and mobility opportunities for students and staff with such programmes as Erasmus and Overseas.

Sustainability

Since 2010 Ca’ Foscari commits to sustainability through the programme Sustainable Ca' Foscari and in September 2014 the Sustainable Campus project was launched to promote and develop sustainable actions and projects in all the university seats.

Among the many initiatives and events, the Department of Asian and North African Studies organizes each year the Bookcrossing: anyone can give and take books free of charge, participating to a virtuous circle based on re-use of resources and knowledge sharing.

Furthermore, DSAAM students can acquire Sustainability Competencies: voluntary based activities dedicated to economic, social or environmental sustainability. The student must discuss with the contact professor of the involved Department to identify an activity, such as courses, workshops, interviews, research..., and the nature of its final proposal. Once the activity carried out and the final proposal approved, the teacher will register 1 extracurrricular CFU in the student’s plan of study.