Double Degree with Université de Tours

Partner University website

Coordinator: prof. Valentina Sapienza e prof. Simone Piazza

Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage

International Relations Office:


The Double Degree programme jointly realized by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Université de Tours offers students the opportunity to follow an international bi-disciplinary study path (history of art/Italian literature) and spend a mobility period at the partner University.

At the end of the programme, students receive both degrees:

  • Laurea Magistrale in Storia delle Arti e conservazione dei beni artistici from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice;
  • Master (M1 et M2) d’Etudes italiennes et Histoire de l’art – mention Histoire de l’art from Université de Tours.

Admission requirements

The admission is reserved for students of the master’s degree in History of Arts and Conservation of Artistic Heritage at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Applicants will shall have a B2 level of French language proficiency, which will be assessed at selection stage.

How to apply

To be able to participate in the selection process, it is necessary to apply following the procedures and deadlines reported in the call for applications, published annually.

Double/joint degree selection results will be published on this webpage according to the specific timeline mentioned in the Annex A.

Calls and forms

file pdfCall for applications 2023
The link to fill out the application form is reported in the call.
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file pdfAnnex A1.35 M
file pdfAnnex B138 K


Study period abroad

Students will be contacted by the staff of the Counseling and Welcome Unit for information about the procedures to carry out before, during and after the mobility period, taking place in the second and/or third semester.

Information about scholarship possibilities can be found in the annual call for applications.

The study plan must be arranged in advance with the academic coordinators of the double degree programme (prof.ssa Valentina Sapienza e prof. Simone Piazza) according to the equivalences between the courses of Université de Tours and the courses of Ca’ Foscari University.
All students will be required to submit a Learning Agreement, listing all the academic activities they are planning to take abroad which will be recognized in their study plan after the completion of the mobility.

In order to be elegible for the double degree, students must obtain at least 42 ECTS during the mobility at the French University.

Graduation Application

In order to present the request to graduate, students must follow the standard procedure for all Ca’ Foscari students. 

After graduating at Ca’ Foscari University, it will be possible to request the degree from the partner University.

Both diplomas will be legally recognized in the countries of issuance.

Last update: 05/12/2023