Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is the first business school in Italy and the second in Europe, a university where over 30 language courses are taught. Just like the city that hosts it, it is a crossroads of cultures, fields of research, ideas and creativity. A modern university that keeps up with the times by realizing within its eight departments advanced research projects and innovative study programs in order to guarantee an excellent educational experience. Through its five interdepartmental schools, Ca’ Foscari has made these educational approaches cross-cutting and integrated. In this way, whoever studies in Venice can acquire a wider range of and more articulate skills: economy is put into contact with cultural heritage, languages intersect with economics, restoration meets science just to cite a few examples.

The university offers courses at all levels, both in Italian and in English: 15 Bachelor's degree programmes, 29 Master's degree programmes and 39 Professional Master’s programmes in addition to Doctorate studies within its PhD school. This is also sustained by the new School for International Education which organizes courses for credit and extra-curricular activities for both Italian and international students, as well as professionals interested in courses and lessons by both Italian and foreign instructors.

Ca’ Foscari University also offers a wide portfolio of international programmes, with 4 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Master’s degrees, 7 Professional’s Master's programmes and 8 Phd’s.

Studying at Ca’ Foscari is not just classrooms and libraries. It is not only receiving an excellent education. It is a unique experience,set in a context like no other where art, culture, an international openness and exchanges abroad come together. It is simply, Venice. Welcome to Ca’ Foscari, welcome to Venice.





Established in 1926 as one of the first Architecture Schools in Italy, Iuav is one of the leading universities in Europe and across the world in the fields of architecture, design, fashion, visual arts, urban and regional planning, and theatre, characterised by the combination of a renowned tradition with a strong commitment to permanent innovation.

 A place where study options and teaching methods develop in line with international trends, a centre for advanced research and training on environmental, territorial and urban issues, a privileged observatory on Made in Italy excellence, the only scuola speciale in Italy completely dedicated to the arts.

 Iuav approach is based on interdisciplinary dialogue, research, the importance of history and planning. Iuav has always been an experimental university, especially in terms of teaching methods that combine theoretical lectures with practical workshops: students have the opportunity to gain experience in design with the guidance of internationally renowned architects, designers, artists, urban planners, professionals and lecturers. 

Located in the heart of Venice, a unique place for both spaces and lifestyle, Iuav interacts with the city and its surroundings by organising scientific, cultural and exhibition events. During the year, many opportunities to participate in cultural and sport events are also available to all members of the university.

Iuav is an international university thanks to a wide network of worldwide partners in teaching and research, an increasing number of degree programmes and courses in English, a variety of research opportunities on cutting-edge topics in the frame of international partnerships, a vibrant community of teachers, professionals and students from all over the world.

Iuav is strategically and conveniently located in the heart of Venice historical centre, which greatly benefits students and staff in terms of cultural and sport opportunities.