|Study location||Italy, Venice|
|Type||Bachelor's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years (180 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€1,900 per year|
|Application fee||€10 one-time
This non-refundable fee allows you to apply for admission to a maximum of three programmes of study.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Students must have attended school for at least 12 years.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
If your documents are not in English or Italian, please upload the original documentation or a verified copy of it AS WELL AS a professional translation in English or Italian. You can obtain professional translations either in your country or in Italy, and they can be issued by professional translators, a local court of law or court interpreters.
You can apply to this programme even if you have yet to obtain a language certification, but in order to complete your enrolment you will need to provide one or take a preliminary Italian language test organised either on Skype or on campus before the academic year begins.
You are exempted from needing to provide evidence of your proficiency in Italian if:
Chinese Marco Polo students can provide language certification indicating either a B1- or a B2-level knowledge of Italian. Chinese Marco Polo students enrolling with a certified B1-level knowledge of Italian must achieve a certified B2-level knowledge of the language by the end of the first year of their studies.
If you do not satisfy this requirement at the moment of enrolment, you will be assigned an Additional Learning Requirement, or ALR, in English (Obbligo Formativo Aggiuntivo – OFA) that must be satisfied by the end of your first year of study (deadline of September 30) by passing an exam. Passing the ALR exam may be necessary in order to take other exams included in your study plan.
Access to this programme is unrestricted. However, personal knowledge will be evaluated with an Italian language written test.
For more information, please consult the website dedicated to entry requirements.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
All non-EU students (even those holding an Italian language certification and those who passed Ca’ Foscari’s Italian test) will be assigned an Additional Learning Requirement, or ALR, in Italian (Obbligo Formativo Aggiuntivo – OFA) that must be satisfied by the end of your first year of study (deadline of September 30) by passing an exam. Passing the ALR exam may be necessary in order to take other exams included in your study plan.
This programme provides you with the foundation for carrying out historical, anthropological, social and documentary research in different historical periods.
This programme offers 4 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
- Archive and Library Studies
- History – From European Hegemony to Globalization
- History – The Mediterranean World from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
Based on the curriculum you choose, the programme introduces you to ancient, Roman, medieval, modern or contemporary history as well as to aspects of anthropology and geography. The anthropological, archival and historical approaches employed will allow you to explore other fields as well. Thanks to the skills that the degree helps you to acquire, you are prepared to launch a career in a variety of fields, including cultural heritage management, communication, cultural event organisation and publishing.
This programme includes the following components:
- course work
- curricular internship
- final thesis
You can request to spend one or two semesters at a partner university through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.
Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.
Graduates are equipped either to continue on to graduate study or to seek employment at both public and private institutions connected to the study or preservation of history.
Possible career fields include:
- Archives and museums
- Arts administration