|Study location||Italy, Venice|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,100 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.
Bachelor's diploma (or higher)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree is required.
Admission to this master’s degree programme is subject to your possession of specific minimum curricular requirements. A Teaching Committee will evaluate your undergraduate transcript of records to determine if you possess the necessary background knowledge to be admitted. Please check this programme’s minimum curricular requirements to find out if you could be a suitable candidate.
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.
Please note: Ca’ Foscari University does not conduct any test to assess your knowledge of English as part of the application procedure.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This programme is offered jointly with the University of Padua and explores the new challenges linked to the phenomena of migration, delocalisation, postcolonial and neocolonial contexts, and the cultural impact of diversity.
The programme provides you with skills that are becoming increasingly relevant in our multi ethnic society, which is undergoing urbanisation and facing increasing migration, impoverishment and the resulting defence and land claims movements. Thanks to the skills and experience you gain, you will be able to assume a position of responsibility in public institutions or international organisations, NGOs, museums, libraries or archives.
You will also have the potential to collaborate with institutions offering social, educational and health services in planning and analysing strategies, and international cooperation and development, particularly with regard to migration and intercultural communication.
This programme offers 4 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
- Demo-ethno-anthropological Studies
- Eastern Studies
- Historic-Geographical – Geographic path
- Historic-Geographical – Historic path
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 ready for employment with governmental agencies, international organisations and NGOs and other institutions involved in: the enhancement of cultural heritage; social, educational, health care and school services; or regional planning, co-operation and development, with a special focus on immigration issues.
Possible career opportunities include:
• Linguist or philologist
• Museum and cultural event curator
We will reopen the platform on 7 December 2021 to begin accepting applications for admission in September 2022!