• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
This International and Cross-Cultural Relations master’s degree at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, is one of a kind in Italy for International Relations associated with languages and foreign cultures, law and international economics. You will be immersed in linguistic and cultural studies on Europe, Asia and the Atlantic world, typical of the Ca’ Foscari tradition.


The curriculum offers solid linguistic training, legal and economics courses, as well as in-depth comparative studies on the political, cultural, geographic and sociological fields through study programmes on specific geopolitical areas.

The skills you gain in this International and Cross-Cultural Relations master’s degree at Ca' Foscari University of Venice will allow you to assume positions and responsibilities in international offices and organisations, private companies that operate in the international market, public administration and territorial entities, national and international organisations in international corporations, in consular offices, institutions, entities, agencies and foundations.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be able to find employment with businesses and organizations operating in international markets, with local government and regional bodies, and with national and international institutes, agencies, foundations and study centres. Career opportunities can be found in the following fields, among others:

  • Image management
  • Public relations consultancy
  • Journalism and broadcasting
  • International marketing
  • Public service


QS by Subject : 150 in Modern Languages

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political economy
  • European human rights policies and instruments
  • English language
  • French language
  • Spanish language
  • Portuguese and brazilian language
  • Neoliberal policies
  • Science of international politics
  • Advanced management of nonprofit organizations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • An adequate personal preparation, specific curricula requirements, matured with the obtainment of a definite number of credits in certain disciplinary fields;

Personal preparation is understood as an adequate acquisition of knowledge and understanding of the disciplines of History, economic-law or international relations.

Personal preparation will be verified by the Didactic College through the evaluation of CV: Students who have achieved a minimum degree grade equal to 90/110 are normally considered in possession of personal preparation.

  • Understanding of English language at level B2

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Tuition fees vary according to nationality. Check the following link: https://www.unive.it/pag/19734/

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.


  • 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. 

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