|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:
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.
If you are interested in developing solutions for environmental problems, diagnosis plans or prevention strategies, this programme prepares you to do so by equipping you with the multidisciplinary skills you need.
The degree involves core courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, ecology and geology, as well as specific courses in environmental science, in order to provide you with a rich understanding of environmental economics, ecology, environmental chemistry, law and environmental planning. It also teaches you how to evaluate environmental impact.
You can push your knowledge further thanks to workshops, labs and field activities, and during your second year you will get to spend a special intensive week with professors, researchers and tutors, a unique opportunity in Italy. What is more, thanks to Ca’ Foscari’s numerous exchange agreements, you can choose to spend a semester or a year at a partner university abroad.
Explore this programme’s study plan
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 can leverage their multidisciplinary skills to work in the diagnosis and prevention of environmental issues, as well as the development of strategies for managing them, at both public and private agencies and organisations.
Possible fields of employment include:
- Renewable energy and energy conservation
- Environmental control
- Waste collection and management
- Agriculture and forestry