|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 focuses on linguistic history and the figurative and literary culture of Europe and the ancient Mediterranean world from the medieval period to the present day.
The programme provides you with a direct knowledge of texts and original documents as well as a critical approach with regard to how knowledge, ideas and information have been passed on over the centuries.
Thanks to the skills you gain, you will be equipped to establish yourself in a range of professional fields, from the dissemination of information to cultural heritage conservation and management, and from archival cataloguing to the critical analysis of information.
This programme offers 2 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
Double Degree available
Students enrolled in the Science of the Literary Text and Communication can apply for the double degree with University College London – UCL on UCAS portal during the last year of High School.
This programme includes the following components:
- course work
- curricular internship
- final thesis
You can apply to carry out one of the double degrees outlined above, which would involve spending one of the two years of study at a partner university. Alternatively, you can request to spend one or two semesters abroad through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.
Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.
Graduates possess the basic knowledge necessary for teaching at middle schools and high schools. They are also prepared to take on a professional role at public or private institutions in a variety of cultural areas.
Possible career fields include:
- Cultural management
- Cultural consulting
- Archives and libraries