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Computer Science

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

24 months
2100 EUR/year
2117 EUR/year
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This 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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In order to equip you to manage and analyse large quantities of data, this Computer Science programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice teaches you statistical techniques, machine learning and how to design reliable software with a particular focus on security, correctness and performance. You have two curricula, or study paths, to choose from, both of which prepare you to launch a career in the rapidly growing industrial sectors of production and services, particularly Big Data & Analytics, Cybersecurity, Cloud and IoT. 

As a graduate, you will be proficient in software design, data management and analysis, informatics systems and computer networks. 

The programme is certified annually by GRIN (GRuppo di INformatica - Italian Association of University Computer Scientists) and AICA (Italian Association for Informatics and Machine Learning), which endorse the quality of degree courses in Computer Science by issuing the "GRIN sticker".

Launching your career

Once you graduate, you'll be ready to seek employment in the fields of software construction and data analysis at manufacturing companies dealing with information systems and processor networks as well as at companies, local authorities or laboratories that employ complex information systems and analysis methods. Some of the career paths open to you include:

  • Software analyst and developer
  • Information security specialist
  • System analysis
  • System administrator
  • Web application developer and analyst 
  • Database developer and analyst
  • Information and network specialist

Programme Structure

The program offers two curricula focus on growing sectors of the industry and on Italian and international services such as Big Data & Analytics, Cybersecurity, Cloud e IoT:

  • Data Management and Analytics
  • Software Dependability and Cyber Security

Some subjects included in the program:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Security
  • Information Retrieval and Web Search 
  • Bioinformatics
  • Calculus and Optimization
  • Advanced Algorithms and Programming Methods
  • Advanced-Data Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Ca' Foscari will begin accepting applications for the 2022/23 academic year on 7 December 2021. The application procedure takes place entirely online.




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are required to have completed a minimum of 24 ECTS in Computer Science and/or Information Processing Systems fields as well as a minimum of 12 ECTS in certain other study areas. For more information, check the programme's official web page or contact us!
  • You need a certified B2-level knowledge of English.
  • A Teaching Committee assesses your CV to make sure you have adequate personal preparation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2117 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2117 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Ca’ Foscari’s tuition fees are remarkably low. This is a result of both heavy subisidising by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, which covers approximately 70% of the actual cost, and Ca’ Foscari’s belief in the need to make university affordable to all. According to their nationality, students can pay from 700 euros to 2.117 euros per year. 
  • In addition, Ca’ Foscari offers a variety of forms of financial aid, including scholarships, exemption from and reduction of fees, student loans and awards for outstanding theses. 

Living costs for Venice

600 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Ca' Foscari University offers high-achieving international students renewable scholarship packages of various sizes, ranging from 6,500 euro a year for bachelor's students to 8,000 euro a year for master's students. These scholarship packages are designed to offer support for the full duration of an award-winner's degree. To be eligible to apply, you will need a minimum 8.5/10 CGPA. Complete information about the requisites and procedures to apply will be published in December in a formal call for applications.

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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