|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 trains you as an expert in philology, ancient literatures, ancient history and archaeology. Depending on the curriculum you choose, you acquire specialised skills and methods in archaeology, ancient art and material culture history, languages and literatures of ancient Greek and Latin civilisations or ancient history (including Greek, Roman and ancient East history).
This programme offers w curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
Your academic activities benefit from state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies (e.g., digital humanities), allowing you to access texts and archives online and to use specifically designed analytical software.
You can further explore your field of interest through excavation experiences, internships in epigraphy, digital humanities workshops and museum internships. Upon graduation, you will be able to assume a position of responsibility in institutions such as museums, local administration, archives, publishing houses, or obtain teaching qualifications for middle and secondary schools.
Double Degree available
Students can apply for the double degree with Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès (France) during the 3rd year of undergraduate or 1st year of postgraduate 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.
Depending on their chosen curriculum, graduates are prepared for managerial positions at such institutions as archaeological superintendence offices, museums, offices in charge of cataloguing, documentation and restoration, and excavation associations or cooperatives.
Potential career opportunities include:
• Public administration manager
• Art expert
• Linguist or philologist
• Publishing professional
• Museum curator
We will reopen the platform on 7 December 2021 to begin accepting applications for admission in September 2022!