|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.
This is a limited-admission programme that requires you to take an entry test.
Please make sure the page is updated with the call for application relevant for the academic year in which you plan to begin your studies!
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.
Are you interested in learning more about Asia or the Near and Middle East? This programme allows you to choose any of the following languages as your focus: Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian or Turkish.
It teaches you writing and speaking skills in one or two languages as well as an advanced knowledge of English or French. It also introduces you to internationally recognised scholars, provides hands-on exercises with native speakers and offers the possibility of studying and/or carrying out an internship abroad.
The programme explores the cultural and religious heritage of your chosen region as well as its history, literature, economics, legal system and social dynamics. With the knowledge and skills you acquire, you can either continue your education with a master’s degree or apply for international and multicultural jobs both in Europe and beyond in a variety of fields, including translation, interpreting, publishing, tourism, journalism, linguistic instruction.
You are also equipped to work in social/educational services, welcome services for immigrants, the organisation and promotion of cultural and artistic events, the export of Italian goods and the import of Asian and Near or Middle Eastern products.
This programme offers 6 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
Double Degree available
Students enrolled in the China Curriculum can apply for the double degree with Capital Normal University (Beijing, China) during the 2nd year of undergraduate studies.
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 are ready for employment in intercultural communication in a range of different contexts, such as cultural organisations and museums, national and European public institutions and international organisations and businesses.
Possible career opportunities include:
- Foreign language correspondent
- International business liaison
- International public relations consultant
- Commercial agent
- Cultural consultant
- Translator or interpreter