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Global Development and Entrepreneurship

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

24 months
2100 EUR/year
2157 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Global Development and Entrepreneurship programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice empowers you with an interdisciplinary education that integrates economic, managerial and cultural knowledge.


If you are passionate about the complex mechanisms of the global market or if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, this programme will put you on the right path. Taught entirely in English, it offers you the tools you need to engage with and exploit international markets, especially emerging ones, and to understand business growth processes in an international context. 

The Global Development and Entrepreneurship programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice gives you the opportunity to meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs and the directors of both Italian and international companies. You can also gain your own international experience by applying to complete your programme as a double degree with the École Management Strasbourg in France. The programme provides study grants for entering the work force thanks to the Luciano Iglesias Foundation.

Launching your career

As a graduate, you'll be ready to pursue a career as a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur, an expert in international markets, a foreign sales manager, an export manager or a manager in charge of finance, control and business accounting. You'll be able to seek employment opportunities in the following fields: 

  • Commercialisation and promotion of goods and services
  • Commercialisation of information technology and communication
  • Purchasing of goods and services 
  • Market analysis
  • Economic systems analysis

Programme Structure

The programme offers two English-taught curricula, or study paths:

  • Global Markets
  • Entrepreneurship
Over its two-year duration, both paths pair course work with seminars and other cultural and educational activities that involve the participation of entrepreneurs and the directors of Italian and international companies. A double degree with the École Management Strasbourg (France) is possible, allowing you to obtain a master’s degree in International & European Business by carrying out the first year of study at Ca' Foscari and the second in France.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Ca' Foscari will receive applications for the academic year until May 3 for NON-EU students and June 21 for EU students and the application procedure will take place entirely online.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be eligibile for admission, you need to have:

  • a minimum three-year undergraduate degree 

  • completed 60 ECTS in the following fields: • Business • Economics • Law • Statistical mathematics

  • a certified B2-level knowledge of English.

For more specific information, please check the programme's official web page or contact us!

A Teaching Committee assesses your CV in order to make sure that you possess adequate personal preparation.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

    2157 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2157 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • To make education as affordable as possible to all, Ca' Foscari offers tuition fee reductions to students coming from non-OECD countries, with fees sometimes as low as 700 euro per year. Contact us for more information.

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.


  • As a public university in Europe, Ca' Foscari not only keeps tuition fees low, but also provides targeted financial aid for high-achieving international students. 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 are at the dedicated webpage.

    The regional government also offers financial aid for international students from low-income families for which you can apply after enrolment

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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