International and Cross-Cultural Relations, M.A.

International and Cross-Cultural Relations, M.A.

  • 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 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

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

  • More details:
    • 1st Call: November 
    • 2nd Call: December – March 
    • 3rd Call (for EU nationals only): May – June 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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 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.

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Academic Requirements

  • Official diploma OR letter of enrolment
  • Official high school mark sheet OR undergraduate transcript of records
  • Official English or Italian translations of the above documents if they are not already in one of these languages
  • Proof of a B2-level knowledge of English (e.g., IELTS, minimum 5.5; TOEFL IBT, minimum 72)
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Passport copy (EU students may submit an ID card copy)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 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, up to 2.100 euros

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 offers different types of financial aid, including scholarships, exemption from and reduction of fees, student loans and awards for outstanding theses. 

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