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Economics and Finance

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

M.A. On Campus
24 months
2100 EUR/year
2061 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Economics and Finance programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice trains experts with a rich knowledge of the quantitative methods of theoretical and empirical analysis.

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Would you like to become an economist, work in institutions supporting market regulators, become a risk manager or specialise in economic-financial consultancy? 

This  Economics and Finance programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice  offers different curricula to sharpen your economic and financial knowledge: the quantitative economics curriculum, taught entirely in English, allows you to study abroad with the Erasmus Mundus programme, while the other curriculum (one in Italian and one in English) focuses on the finance sector, preparing you to launch a career in financial markets, in the main areas of banking, finance and insurance management (for example, loans, finance, treasuries, securities, organisation, planning, and internal controls) or in the management of financial investments. 

Thanks to the economic and financial interpretative tools the programme provides, you will be capable of assuming a position of responsibility both in private companies and in Italian or international public organisations.

Launching your career

As a graduate, you'll have the knowledge you need to find employment at financial institutions and to operate as professional managers, analysts, consultants and brokers. Some of your possible career opportunities are:

  •  Economic systems specialist
  •  Business economics specialist
  •  Corporate finance analyst
  •  Market regulation specialist
  •  International business and  finance consultant
  •  Insurance expert 
  •  Business analyst 
  •  Financial analyst


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Programme Structure

There are two English-taught paths, or curricula, available:

  •  The Economics-QEM curriculum focuses on in-depth study of economic issues, in both a microeconomic and macroeconomic context, and quantitative methods for the theoretical and empirical analysis of these issues. As a student of this, curriculum you can participate in the Erasmus Mundus programme (QEM).
  •  The Finance Curriculum provide students with specialist knowledge in financial markets, the main areas of management of financial intermediaries (credit, finance, treasury, securities, organisation, planning and control) the management of financial investments and the measurement and management of financial risks, financial advice and insurance, supplementary pension schemes and the management of pension funds, the organisation of the internal processes and the administrative management of banks and financial intermediaries in general. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Ca' Foscari will begin accepting applications for the 2021/22 academic year in November, and the application procedure is carried out online.


English, Italian


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy certain curricular requirements. You therefore need to have completed 60 ECTS in the fields of Business, Economics, Law and Statistical Mathematics. 
  • You need a certified B2-level knowledge of English.
  • A Teaching Committee assesses your CV in order to make sure that you possess adequate personal preparation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    2061 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2061 EUR per year and a duration of 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. 


For high-achieving international students, Ca' Foscari offers:

  •  renewable tuition fee waivers
  •  one-time scholarships of €5,000
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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