Further financial assistance 
Tuition fees for BA and MA degrees - a.y. 2021/2022

Below you will find information on further financial assistance offered to reduce your university fees for the 2021/2022 academic year.

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Exemptions

With the exception of the stamp duty and regional tax for the right to education, full exemption is granted to:

  • students who are the beneficiaries or the children of beneficiaries of a disability pension, established by art.12 of Italian Law 118/71, as provided for by art.30 of the same law. If you meet these requirements, contact the Right to Education and Disability Area for the exemption application procedure;
  • holder of refugee status or subsidiary protection status;
  • foreign students beneficiaries of a scholarship from the Italian Government under the development cooperation programmes.

If you are a student with a disability rated at 66 percent or more you are entitled to complete exemption from your tuition fees (with the exception of stamp duty) under article 3, paragraph 1 of Italian Law 104 of 5 February 1992).

The students beneficiaries of regional scholarships and those who were eligible are entitled to full exemption from fees and shall thus be refunded for the amounts paid, with the exception of the stamp duty.
The students beneficiaries of and eligible for scholarships for an additional semester beyond the normal duration of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes are entitled to exemption from half of the fees due and to the refund of the regional tax.

Reductions

The amount due as fees may be reduced further based on merit criteria (independently from the ISEE means-test declaration).

Further fee reductions may be applied: where more than one member of the same family is enrolled at Ca’ Foscari and for students with a certified disability between 50% and 65%.

These reductions may be combined with other funding granted by the "Student Act" or with other financial aid foreseen for merit or income criteria.

Attention: If you are enrolled in the Digital Management or in the Hospitality Innovation and e-Tourism Bachelor’s Degree programmes you will not be able to benefit from the reductions indicated below and you will be held to the contribution required by your degree programme.

Reductions

Merit-based reductions

Reductions are calculated automatically in April 2022 and are applied to the total amount due as the fee balance without your having to make any specific request.

The University provides for a single discount for merit, equal to EUR 315.00 (EUR 205.00 for part-time students).

These reductions are given in the following cases:

  • first year students with a minimum Higher School Certificate mark of 98 out of 100 (or a minimum of 58 out of 60 for school leavers up to the 1998/99 academic year);
  • students enrolled in successive academic years who satisfy both of the following conditions:

1. To have achieved and registered the credits resulting from the exams held by September 30, 2021 on their personal page as follows:

Year* ECTS full-time students ECTS part-time students
2 54 27
3 108 54
4 no reduction 81
5 no reduction 108
6 no reduction no reduction

(*) “Year” refers to the number of years the student has been enrolled starting from their first enrolment in their first year at any University, as in the case of transfers from other Universities or from other Ca’ Foscari programmes.

For the purpose of calculating merit for obtaining benefits, any years of suspension from studies are not counted, except in cases where the suspension has been determined by disciplinary measures. Furthermore, credits coming from:

  • exams or internships recognized in past academic studies which have concluded with a qualification or following withdrawal/loss of student status or from other activities, even if held before enrolment and for which students have been granted accreditation;
  • exams taken for single courses previous to enrolment to the Degree;
  • exams that have not been completed (partial exams are not considered);
  • eligibility certificates/internships/seminars also gained after enrolment.

After six years of part-time enrolment the student acquires full-time status with the resulting rules for determining merit.

To determine the number of years and merits for students who initially enrolled as “part-time” students and who continue their university career as “full-time” students as per the above table, every two years studied at “part-time” status qualifies as one “full-time” year of study. In any case, every year of “part-time” study is regarded as one full year of study.  To determine the number of years and merit for students who started their university career as “full-time” students and then continue as “part-time” students, each academic year of “full-time” study qualifies as two years of “part-time” study.

2. To have gained the following marks (out of 30): the range of marks for each field of study in relation to the weighted mark average in undergraduate degree programmes of the same academic field will be considered. In particular, for the following fields:

  • Economics: a minimum mark of 26/30;
  • Humanities:29/30;
  • Languages: a minimum mark of 28/30;
  • Science: a minimum mark of 26/30.

The mark 30 cum laude will be counted as 30 for the purposes of determining the mark average used for the final degree mark.

To benefit from merit-based reductions, you may not already hold a degree either obtained before or after Ministerial Decree 509/1999 (Laurea Vecchio Ordinamento or Laurea Nuovo Ordinamento) gained in Italy or abroad. Nor may you hold a Diploma issued by the Conservatorium or Academy of Fine Arts or a Bachelor’s Degree issued under Law no. 508/1999.

Please note: if you fail to satisfy any of the above conditions, you may not take advantage of reductions based on merit.

Speed Bonus

The University provides for a speed bonus equal to EUR 100.00 (which cannot be combined with the discount for merit) for the students who, at 30 September 2021, have collected a certain amount of credits through exams only (internships, seminars and other qualifications are not included) recorded on their university record book (libretto):

Year* ECTS for full and part-time students
2 60
3 120
4 no reduction

(*) “Year” refers to the number of years the student has been enrolled starting from their first enrolment in their first year at any University, as in the case of transfers from other Universities or from other Ca’ Foscari programmes.

For the purpose of calculating merit for obtaining benefits, any years of suspension from studies are not counted, except in cases where the suspension has been determined by disciplinary measures. Furthermore, credits coming from:

  • exams or internships recognized in past academic studies which have concluded with a qualification or following withdrawal/loss of student status or from other activities, even if held before enrolment and for which students have been granted accreditation;
  • exams taken for single courses previous to enrolment to the Degree;
  • exams that have not been completed (partial exams are not considered).

The speed bonus is calculated automatically on April 2022 and is applied to the total amount due as the fee balance without your having to make any specific request.

Incentives for families with more than one member enrolled at Ca' Foscari

Sudents who have enrolled at Ca’ Foscari as of the 2018/2019 academic year may benefit from a reduction of € 400.00 for every year of enrolment if they have other family members also enrolled in a Bachelor or Master’s Degree at the University.
The concession will be granted during the preparation of the third instalment (April 2022) to all members of the family unit registered with Ca' Foscari provided that each one meets the following conditions:

  • students requesting the incentive must be up-to-date with their university fees for the 2021/2022 academic year;
  • students who apply for the incentive must be financially dependent on the same family unit;
  • the reduction is granted exclusively to students whose financial situation as outlined in their ISEE (means-test declaration) is less than € 60,000.00 and hold the minimum merit requisites foreseen by their current university fees payment schedule;
  • students must submit by the deadline of 17 December 2021 the benefits application online in the reserved area, the ISEE certificate for fee reductions for the right to university education and the “Family Incentive form [ITA]” for households including one or more members enrolled at Ca' Foscari. All members of the household that are simultaneously enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programme at Ca' Foscari are required to submit the documentation.

Please note: if you fail to satisfy any of the above conditions, you may not take advantage of above-stated reductions.

The reduction may be added to other benefits available from the "Student Act" or with other merit or income based reductions offered.  Students who are already exempt from paying fees (winners of regional grants or eligible for the same, or students with disabilities equal to or above 66% etc.).

Students with recognized disabilities certified between 50% and 65%

If you are a student with a recognized and certified disability between 50% and 65% you have the right to fee reduction of EUR 400.00 (regardless of your merit/income requirements), provided that you are not part-time students and are not enrolled for an academic year exceeding the normal duration of the programme of more than one year. If you are already exempted from the payment of the university tuition you will not be entitled to discounts (i.e., students eligible/winners of a Regional Scholarship).

In any case you can apply for a tuition discount based on your ISEE, provided that you have regularly submitted the benefit application and the ISEE certification, and that:

  • you comply with all tuition reduction requirements, as calculated according to the ISEE economic index;
  • the ISEE economic index is equal or lower than the maximum amount of EUR 60,000.

Exemptions

With the exception of the stamp duty and regional tax for the right to education, full exemption is granted to:

  • students who are the beneficiaries or the children of beneficiaries of a disability pension, established by art.12 of Italian Law 118/71, as provided for by art.30 of the same law. If you meet these requirements, contact the Right to Education and Disability Area for the exemption application procedure;
  • holder of refugee status or subsidiary protection status;
  • foreign students beneficiaries of a scholarship from the Italian Government under the development cooperation programmes;

If you are a student with a disability rated at 66 percent or more you are entitled to complete exemption from your tuition fees (with the exception of stamp duty) under article 3, paragraph 1 of Italian Law 104 of 5 February 1992).

The students beneficiaries of regional scholarships and those who were eligible are entitled to full exemption from fees and shall thus be refunded for the amounts paid, with the exception of the stamp duty.
The students beneficiaries of and eligible for scholarships for an additional semester beyond the normal duration of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes are entitled to exemption from half of the fees due and to the refund of the regional tax.

Reductions

The amount due as fees may be reduced further based on merit criteria (independently from the ISEE means-test declaration).

Further fee reductions may be applied: where more than one member of the same family is enrolled at Ca’ Foscari and for students with a certified disability between 50% and 65%.

These reductions may be combined with other funding granted by the "Student Act" or with other financial aid foreseen for merit or income criteria.

Attention: If you are enrolled in the Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM) Master’s Degree programme you will not be able to benefit from the reductions indicated below and you will be held to the contribution required by your degree programme

Reductions

Merit-based reductions

Reductions are calculated automatically on April 2022 and are applied to the total amount due as the fee balance without your having to make any specific request.

The University provides for a single discount for merit, equal to EUR 315.00 (EUR 205.00 for part-time students).

These reductions are given in the following cases:

  • students enrolled in first year of the following Master’s Degrees and whose Bachelor Degree mark is:

    • Economics: from 108 to 110 cum laude;
    • Humanities: 110 and 110 cum laude;
    • Languages: 110 and 110 cum laude;
    • Science: from 108 to 110 cum laude.

  • students enrolled in successive academic years who satisfy both of the following conditions:

1. To have achieved and registered the credits resulting from the exams held by September 30, 2021 on their personal page as follows:

Year* ECTS full-time students ECTS part-time students 
2 54 27
3 no reduction 54
4 no reduction no reduction

(*) “Year” refers to the number of years the student has been enrolled starting from their first enrolment in their first year at any University, as in the case of transfers from other Universities or from other Ca’ Foscari programmes.

For the purpose of calculating merit for obtaining benefits, any years of suspension from studies are not counted, except in cases where the suspension has been determined by disciplinary measures. Furthermore, credits coming from:

  • exams or internships recognized in past academic studies which have concluded with a qualification or following withdrawal/loss of student status or from other activities, even if held before enrolment and for which students have been granted accreditation;
  • exams taken for single courses previous to enrolment to the Degree;
  • exams that have not been completed (partial exams are not considered);
  • eligibility certificates/internships/seminars also gained after enrolment.

After four years of part-time enrolment, the student acquires full-time status with the resulting rules for determining merit.

To determine the number of years and merits for students who initially enrolled as “part-time” students and who continue their university career as “full-time” students as per the above table, every two years studied at “part-time” status qualifies as one “full-time” year of study. In any case, every year of “part-time” study is regarded as one full year of study.  To determine the number of years and merit for students who started their university career as “full-time” students and then continue as “part-time” students, each academic year of “full-time” study qualifies as two years of “part-time” study.

2. To have gained the following marks (out of 30): the range of marks for each field of study in relation to the weighted mark average in undergraduate degree programmes of the same academic field will be considered. In particular, for the following fields:

  • Economics: a minimum mark of 29/30;
  • Humanities: 30/30;
  • Linguistics: a minimum mark of 29/30;
  • Science: a minimum mark of 29/30.

The mark 30 cum laude will be counted as 30 for the purposes of determining the mark average used for the final degree mark.

To benefit from merit-based reductions, you may not already hold a degree obtained before Ministerial Decree 509/1999, a Master’s Degree gained either in Italy or abroad. Nor may you hold a Diploma issued by the Conservatorium or Academy of Fine Arts or a Master’s Degree issued under Law no. 508/1999.

Please note: if you fail to satisfy any of the above conditions, you may not take advantage of reductions based on merit. 

Speed Bonus

The University provides for a speed bonus equal to EUR 100.00 (which cannot be combined with the discount for merit) for the students who, at 30 September 2021, have collected a certain amount of credits through exams only (internships, seminars and other qualifications are not included) recorded on their university record book (libretto):

Year* ECTS for full and part-time students
2 60
3 no reduction

(*) “Year” refers to the number of years the student has been enrolled starting from their first enrolment in their first year at any University, as in the case of transfers from other Universities or from other Ca’ Foscari programmes.

For the purpose of calculating merit for obtaining benefits, any years of suspension from studies are not counted, except in cases where the suspension has been determined by disciplinary measures. Furthermore, credits coming from:

  • exams or internships recognized in past academic studies which have concluded with a qualification or following withdrawal/loss of student status or from other activities, even if held before enrolment and for which students have been granted accreditation;
  • exams taken for single courses previous to enrolment to the Degree;
  • exams that have not been completed (partial exams are not considered);

The speed bonus is calculated automatically on April 2022 and is applied to the total amount due as the fee balance without your having to make any specific request.

Incentives for families with more than one member enrolled at Ca' Foscari

Students who have enrolled at Ca’ Foscari as of the 2019/2020 academic year may benefit from a reduction of € 400.00 for every year of enrollment if they have other family members also enrolled in a Bachelor or Master’s Degree at the University.

Every member of the family enrolled at Ca' Foscari may benefit from this reduction if the following conditions are met:

  • students requesting the incentive must be up-to-date with their university fees for the 2021/2022 academic year;
  • students who apply for the incentive must be financially dependent on the same family unit;
  • the reduction is granted exclusively to students whose financial situation as outlined in their ISEE (means-test declaration) is less than € 60,000.00 and hold the minimum merit requisites foreseen by their current university fees payment schedule;
  • students must submit by the deadline of 17 December 2021 the benefits application online in the reserved area, the ISEE certificate for fee reductions for the right to university education and the “Family Incentive form [ITA]” for households including one or more members enrolled at Ca' Foscari. All members of the household that are simultaneously enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programme at Ca' Foscari are required to submit the documentation.

Please note: if you fail to satisfy any of the above conditions, you may not take advantage of above-stated reductions.

The reduction may be added to other benefits available from the "Student Act" or with other merit or income based reductions offered. Students who are already exempt from paying fees (winners of regional grants or eligible for the same, or students with disabilities equal to or above 66% etc.).

Students with recognized disabilities certified between 50% and 65%

If you are a student with a recognized and certified disability between 50% and 65% you have the right to fee reduction of EUR 400.00 (regardless of your merit/income requirements), provided that you are not part-time students and are not enrolled for an academic year exceeding the normal duration of the programme of more than one year. If you are already exempted from the payment of the university tuition you will not be entitled to discounts (i.e., students eligible/winners of a Regional Scholarship).

In any case you can apply for a tuition discount based on your ISEE, provided that you have regularly submitted the benefit application and the ISEE certification, and that:

  • you comply with all tuition reduction requirements, as calculated according to the ISEE economic index;
  • the ISEE economic index is equal or lower than the maximum amount of EUR 60,000.

Last update: 19/08/2021