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Business Administration and Management (Bachelor's Degree)

Ca’ Foscari University of VeniceVenice - ITALY

Field(s) of study: Business Administration, Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Bachelorsbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: -- €
Course cost: 1 844 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 670
Places available per academic year: 675

Program Language

  • English
  • Italian

Course length: 

  • 3 years (36 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level

This degree programme allows you to acquire the necessary skills in the marketing sector; administration and business management; organisation and staff management; finance and financial intermediation. Thanks to the agreements with the Ordine dei Commercialisti, Esperti contabili di Venezia and the Ordine dei Consulenti del lavoro di Vicenza, you can do out a professional internship during the last year of your degree course.
Are you interested in a career abroad or in an international context? Choose the curriculum in Business Administration and Management, entirely taught in English.
Furthermore, those who earn the Bachelor's Degree in Economia Aziendale or Business Administration and Management can apply for the double qualification with ESCP-Europe if you are enrolled in the Master's course in the Management Department.



This degree programme allows the acquisition of skills in the marketing sector, in accounts auditing; in administration and management; staff management; finance and financial intermediation. The curriculum in Business Administration and Management provides students with useful tools to find work in the European and International market and participate in Master's Programmes abroad.
During the course of their studies students will take exams to assess learning outcomes.
The final exam involves the preparation of a paper on a topic chosen by the student; the marks for the final exam are added to the average mark obtained in the intermediate exams.

Course format: 

Curricula available

  • Business Administration (in Italian);
  • Business Administration and Management (in English).

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

This Bachelors degree course creates professionals capable of operating with managerial roles and expert advice in industrial, commercial, and financial companies in Italy and abroad. Thanks to an agreement with the Ordine dei Commercialisti ed Esperti contabili, it is possible to be exempted from the first written exam of the state exam for registration in Section B of the Albo dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili and carry out the professional training during the last year of the degree course.

An agreement was signed with the Ordine dei Consulenti del lavoro di Vincenza which allows professional internships to be carried out in the last year of study, and for those who have taken the state exam, the recognition of 12 ECTS in the legal field.

Entry requirements

Curricula available:

•    Curriculum in Business Administration (taught in Italian)
•    Curriculum in Business Administration and Management (fully taught in English)

Entry qualification: High school / secondary education (or higher)

Language requirements:


B2 level is required for the curriculum taught in Italian.

As proof of Italian language level we accept the following international exams:

  • CELI
  • CILS

Please notice that students lacking suitable certification in Italian will have to take a preliminary Italian language test, held every academic year at the beginning of September.

The following students do not need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency: Italian mother-tongue students, EU students (wherever resident), non-EU students who have been living in Italy for at least a year.


B1 level of English language is also required for the curriculum taught in Italian.

We accept the following international exams:

  • IELTS 4.0-5.0
  • TOEFL iBT 57-86

Please notice that students lacking certification in English will be required to fulfill the requirement in the first year of studies.

For degree programmes and curricula in English, certified knowledge of at least CEFR B2 level English is required.



Admission criteria: 

Students must have attended school for at least 12 years.

Students coming from countries where admission test to university is compulsory, must also submit a certificate attesting that they have passed it (i.e. Concurso Vestibular, Gao Kao minimum score 380, Pruebas de Selectividad, Veveosi Prosvasis, ecc.).

The admission to this BA is subjected to an entry test.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school/university. If yours is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The official translation can be issued in the country of origin or in Italy - either by a local court of law, by court interpreters or by official translators. 
The entry qualification documents must also be legalized or bear the Apostille stamp certifying that the signature or seal on the document is genuine, and submitted in the original or certified copy.
Documents issued by European countries joining international conventions (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Latvia, Estonia and Germany) are exempt from legalization or Apostille.
You must bring the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

In order to enrol in limited admission degree programmes students must first pass a selection procedure. Successful applicants will be included in a Selection List.

Admission to this degree programme is subjected to an entry test.

Curriculum Business Administration: test of logic/mathematics and Italian/general culture. Furthermore, a certified knowledge of the English language at least at B1 level is required.

Curriculum Business Administration and Management: test of mathematics in English and certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2.

Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:

For NON-EU students residing outside Europe, the admission test will consist of participating in an interview with our Professors via Skype in order to verify the entry requirements and also the motivational and cultural skills acquired.


Course cost description: 

Cost of the Degree Programme :

  • EU students: 1844€ 
  • Non-EU students from OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland and Turkey): 1900€ 
  • Non-EU students from developing countries ( 700€
  • Students from all other countries: 1200€

In addition, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of forms of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university.