|Study location||Italy, Venice|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,100 per year|
|Application fee||€20 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.
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.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
This programme is offered jointly with the University of Padua and trains you to be an archivist or librarian by providing you with an in- depth academic understanding of the treatment of the various materials conserved in archives, libraries and documentation centres.
The programme’s educational approach addresses theoretical, practical and methodological issues, and teaches you methods for the dissemination, enhancement and communication of archival and bibliographic information as well as how to use the main software and electronic communication tools employed in the archival and library sciences.
The degree provides all of the skills and knowledge you need for positions of responsibility in both public and private archives, libraries and documentation centres.
Explore the 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 are prepared to take on managerial positions at institutions and organisations involved with the production, management, conservation, enhancement or communication of archival and bibliographical heritage.
Career opportunities can be sought in the following fields:
• Museum curation and management
• Library and archive services
• Publishing and journalism
• Government agencies
• Public and private organisations focused on archival and bibliographic heritage
• Research and education