Founded on August 6, 1868 as the “Scuola Superiore di Commercio” (Advanced School for Commerce), Ca' Foscari was the first Italian institution to deal with advanced education in Business and Economics. The original main office is still found in the grand gothic palace “volta de canal” (on the bend of the Grand Canal), in the heart of Venice.
Ca’ Foscari is ranked third in Italy for the excellence of its research, and it has earned so many of the coveted European Commission Marie Curie research fellowships that it is one of Europe’s ten most successful universities in this regard. Globally, the QS world university rankings place Ca’ Foscari among the world’s top 100 universities for Modern Languages, the top 150 for History, and the top 250 for the study of Economics & Econometrics.
Innovation, investing in talent, support to researchers and the development of international collaborations; these are just some of the activities that make Ca’ Foscari’s more competitive in the global arena and influential in information sharing.
Ca’ Foscari offers targeted services to support, guide and orient you through the world of work, giving you the opportunity to make direct contact with international companies, develop your skills through specific workshops on self-entrepreneurship and transversal skills. You can participate in recruiting and job orientation events, receive assistance and guidance in writing and creating your video CV.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
The International Welcome Unit offers a wide range of services for international beneficiaries, such as guidance and assistance for enrolment procedures, recognition of academic qualifications, the visa application process, residency permit, student services, health issues, and transportation. For more information, please visit the webpage.
The University Library System (SBA) includes 4 main libraries (Arts and Humanities, Economics and Management, Languages and Cultures, Science and Technology), holding about 1 million books and 4,400 periodicals and providing access to a wide range of electronic resources.
It’s true when they say that Venice is a place like no other – one where history collides with innovation and where inspiration lies around every corner. Ca’ Foscari’s main campus is located in the heart of Venice’s historic center, but it also has additional campuses on the mainland.
While many of our university buildings are historic, they are all equipped with modern technology. What is more, our Economics Campus was completely renovated just a few years ago and our Scientific Campus is brand new.
The University offers students the use of:
Are you an athlete who does not want to abandon the sport during your studies? Do you love to try new experiences? The University Sports Centre of Venice (CUS) has everything for you, at special prices for students!
Among the most important are:
Ca’ Foscari guarantees students a well-rounded study experience through its provision a large variety of sports activities and student associations:
Good student-professor relationships. Not the best organization and courses are too theoretical
I really like the amount of Chinese lessons we have, I have a feeling that I shall learn Chinese excellent at Ca'Foscari.
A lot of classes overlap with what I had studied in my Bachelor's; Some are totally a fresh start. Some professors are having a hard time making it interesting and are struggling with English as the language of instruction