|Study location||Italy, Venice|
|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 have until the end of your first year of study to do so.
Please note: Ca’ Foscari University does not conduct any test to assess your knowledge of English as part of the application procedure.
Access to this programme is unrestricted. However, personal knowledge will be evaluated with an italian language written test and with a test on philosophy.
For more information, please consult the website dedicated to entry requirements
This programme gives you a critical understanding of philosophy’s principal themes and the issues that have arisen in their historical development while exploring them in connection with other disciplines and research fields, including psychology, the human sciences, education studies and the arts.
It is the only university programme in Italy that reflects on the philosophical matters that are fundamental to our contemporary world and our increasingly globalised society. Two of the programme’s defining components are its integration of the human sciences (psychology, anthropology) and its coursework in the education sciences.
Thanks to the skills this programme helps you to develop, you will be ready to continue your education with a graduate degree or pursue a professional career in a variety of fields, including print and digital publishing and library and archive services.
This programme offers 3 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
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 to undertake advanced studies in the fields of philosophical and social analysis and educational counseling. They can also move on to a first-level professional master’s programme dealing with philosophy and philosophical counseling or with educational training and the science of cognition.
Possible career fields include:
- Library and archive services
- Human resources