24 months
700 EUR/year
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This English-taught Computer Science programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice offers you a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills regarding the methods, tools and enabling technologies employed in the management and analysis of large amounts of data. 

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Why enrolling in this English-taught Computer Science programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

  • Two specializations: tools and technologies to manage and analyze large amounts of data using statistical and machine learning techniques; and techniques and methodologies for designing quality software with safety, accuracy and performance features.
  • Very strong growth in industry and in services at national and international level, in particular Big Data & Analytics, Cyber Security, Cloud and IoT.
  • The Course is certified annually by GRIN (GRuppo di INformatica - Italian Association of University Computer Scientists) and AICA (Italian Association for Informatics and Machine Learning) that endorse the quality of degree courses in Computer Science by issuing the "GRIN sticker".

Professional profiles

  • expert in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • expert in Data Management
  • expert in Cyber-Security and High Performance Software Design

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Algorithms And Programming Methods
  • Advanced Data Management
  • Calculus And Optimization
  • Computational Statistics And Simulation
  • Formal Methods For System Verification
  • Image And Video Understanding
  • Security
  • Statistical Inference And Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence: Knowledge Representation And Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are 7 admission rounds:

  • 1st admission round : 2 November – 1 December 2019
  • 2nd admission round: 14 December 2019 – 6 January 2020
  • 3rd admission round: 18 January – 1 March 2020
  • 4th admission round: 14 March – 30 April 2020
  • 5th admission round: 1 May – 28 June 2020 (only for EU citizens and NON-EU citizens residing in Italy with a valid residency permit)
  • 6th admission round: 11 July – 20 September 2020 (only for EU citizens and NON-EU citizens residing in Italy with a valid residency permit)
  • 7th admission round: TBA (only for EU citizens and NON-EU citizens residing in Italy with a valid residency permit)


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • specific curricula requirements, matured with the obtainment of a definite number of credits in certain disciplinary fields.
  • an adequate personal preparation;
  • understanding of English language at level B2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Depending on the nationality, the international fees may range from 700 to 2,100 Euros.


  • In order to ensure that everyone effectively has access to higher education, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
  • Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
  • Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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