|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 provides the skills you need to become a historian or a curator in an archive, library or museum by exploring the history of cultures and religions as well as anthropology and sociology. Once enrolled, you can also apply for one of the three joint degrees offered in France and Argentina.
The programme equips you with a complete knowledge of reading methodologies, preparing you to analyse different types of literary, documentary, archival, iconographic and monumental materials as well as the survey techniques of studies focusing on primary sources.
These skills are essential for professional training in the fields of communication, teaching and the dissemination of academic knowledge, and the programme helps to further their development with workshops organised in museums, archives and libraries.
Double Degree available
Students can apply for the double degree with Université de Grenoble Alpes (France) during the 1st year of postgraduate studies.
Explore the programme’s study plan
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 employ the knowledge and skills acquired through the programme by seeking employment of a variety of kinds.
Possible career paths include:
• Museum curator
• Journalist or writer
• Researcher or teacher
• Archive specialist
We will reopen the platform on 7 December 2021 to begin accepting applications for admission in September 2022!