Next admission round:
- 3 years (36 months)
Start of the program:
Level of entry:
Presentation: Humanities (Bachelor's Degree)
The course offers a basic training with a historic-methodological approach (particularly linguistic, philological, literary and historic) focusing on the linguistic history and the figurative/literary culture of the ancient Mediterranean and Europe from Medieval times to the present day (with specific attention to the Italian rule and more generally the Romanic one).
- Science of the Literary Text and Communication
Learning activities comprise taught courses, tests/seminars, workshop-based activities and internships; acquisition of competencies is tested by means of written and oral exams.
The final exam requires students to prepare a paper under the guidance of a supervisor on a theme of relevance to the contents of their studies (in the form of a critical re-examination of a problem, an annotated bibliography, a partial/complete critical edition or analysis of a text, a source or a historical/modern documentary corpus).
Qualifications/expertise after completing the program
The Bachelor's Degree programme offers a basic training that guarantees students the foundation for pursuing postgraduate studies; furthermore, the acquired skills allow students to offer their professional collaboration to public and private bodies that deal with: professional training, digital and print publishing, communication and the evaluation of cultural heritage.
Entry qualification: High school / secondary education (or higher)
B2 level is required.
As proof of Italian language level we accept the following international exams:
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.
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.
Access to this programme is unrestricted. However, personal knowledge will be evaluated with an italian language written test.
If the result of the evaluation test is negative, the student can enroll, but he/she receives a supplementary educational debt (OFA), which means that the student must fill any gaps in his/ her background through specific activities organized by the University.
A certified knowledge of the English language at least at level B1 is also required.
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 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.
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 (http://www.unive.it/): 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.