Economics, Finance and Sustainability, M.A. | Ca' Foscari University of Venice | Venice, Italy
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Economics, Finance and Sustainability

24 months
2100 EUR/year
2157 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The master's degree programme in Economics, Finance and Sustainability offered entirely in English offers different curricula to sharpen your economic and financial knowledge.


This Economics, Finance and Sustainability trains experts who possess:

  • a high command of mathematical-statistical tools and a solid theoretical-quantitative preparation;
  •  high knowledge of economic and financial analysis and economic policy;
  • strong expertise in legal and market regulation;
  • strong methodological-theoretical and modelling skills within the economic disciplines, both in the context of research and in the professional context, to analyze the complexities of contemporary society and to offer solutions to economic and social problems, in a dynamic and careful perspective to innovations in the economic, financial field and adaptation to climate change.

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


QS World University Rankings by Subject - Ca' Foscari is ranked in the top 200 universities for Economics & Econometrics and top 300 for Accounting&Finance.

Programme Structure

The programme, entirely taught in English, consists of three curricula:

  • Economics-QEM: trains economists with a solid background in economics; this course is part of the Erasmus Mundus QEM programme and welcomes many foreign students;
  • Quantitative Finance and Risk Management: provides financial expertise in line with international standards in terms of content and level of preparation;
  • Sustainable Finance: provides training in finance in line with international standards to integrate sustainability dimensions and seize opportunities arising from the increasing focus in finance on the impacts of climate change and the achievement of sustainable development goals.

Some courses offered:

  • Beahavioural Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Law and Economics
  • Corporate Banking and Credit Analysis
  • Risk Measurement
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Financial Regulation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Ca' Foscari receives applications from December 5 until May 5 for NON-EU students and June 23 for EU students. The application procedure is 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 fields of Business, Economics, Law and Statistical Mathematics. For more specific information, please check the programme web page or contact us!
  • a certified B2-level knowledge of English.

In addition:
  • a Teaching Committee will evaluate your undergraduate transcript of records to determine if you possess the necessary background knowledge to be admitted.

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.

Ca' Foscari offers fees 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.


  • Ca' Foscari keeps tuition fees low and provides targeted financial aid for 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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