Awards and distinctions

Ca' Foscari rewards those who stood out for their excellence in science and academia in Italy and abroad as well as its best professors and students.


Honorary Degrees

Latest honorary degrees

Stephen Orgel

Honorary Degree in European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature
Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
June 21st 2017

Video of the cerimony [ITA-ENG]
Stephen Orgel's interview [ITA-ENG]

Richard Kayne

Honorary Degree in Language Sciences
Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
December 15th 2015

Video of the cerimony [ITA-ENG]

Robert Jervis

Honorary Degree in Comparative International Relations
Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
April 15th 2014


Honorary fellowship

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice recognizes the title of Ca’ Foscari Honorary Fellow to distinguished academics in the arts and sciences, in society or to outstanding personalities who carried out measures for the university contributing to its international prestige. Submitted names are approved by the Academic Senate and by the Rector.

Latest fellowships

Mario Vargas Llosa

Peruvian writer, dramatist and politician
Nobel prize for Literature in 2010
June 4th 2018

Amartya Sen

Economist
Nobel prize for Economics in 1998
May 21st 2018

Robert Engle

Michael Armellino Professor of Finance, New York University Stern School of Business
Nobel prize for Economics in 2003
May 16th 2018

Wole Soyinka

Author of theater, poetries, novels and essays
Nobel prize for Literature in 1986
April 9th 2018

Roger Corman

Film-maker and producer
March 21st 2018

Last update: 22/10/2018