|Study location||Italy, Mestre|
|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 programme requires you to take a compulsory test to evaluate personal knowledge of mathematics, abstraction, and methodological accuracy.
For more information, please consult the website dedicated to entry requirements.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Moreover, 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.
The thorough theoretical and experimental knowledge of computer science that this programme offers has been recognised as outstanding by several Italian professional associations. The degree provides you with core conceptual competencies in informatics, as well as analytical, planning and development skills, methodological and technological know-how and other professional skills.
This programme offers 3 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
If you choose the European Computer Science curriculum, you have the opportunity to apply to spend a year abroad at one of Ca’ Foscari’s partner universities.
If you choose the Data Science curriculum, you acquire focused skills related to data collection, a new and active market.
The more traditional Technologies and Information Science curriculum, in contrast, allows you to explore professional informatics fields such as web technologies and design or informatics system administration.
All curricula include workshop activities and experimentation as well as a knowledge of English, especially the technical language used in relation to ICT.
Double Degree available:
The curriculum European Computer Science is reserved for students of the double degree. Students can apply during the 1st 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 can pursue careers in the software production and data analysis sectors with manufacturing companies in the fields of information systems and processor networks, or with organisations, local authorities and professional laboratories that work with complex information processing systems and methods.
Possible careers include:
- Computer programmer
- Applications expert
- Web technician
- Database technician
- Network and systems technician
This is the last application round accessible to NON-EU APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE A VISA. Please make sure to mark it on your calendar!