Ca' Foscari University of Venice: Statistics



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Position Category
#836 of 14,131 In the World
#329 of 2,785 In Europe
#33 of 88 In Italy
#3 of 4 In Veneto
#1 of 2 In Venice
#337 of 1,021 For Hydrology and Water resources management
Top50% For 122 other topics
Subject rankings

Quick Review

Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Ca' Foscari University of Venice is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSchool-leaving qualification conferred on completion of a minimum of 12 years of secondary education
Academic CalendarNovember to October

Research profile

Ca' Foscari University of Venice is a world-class research university with 17,971 scientific papers published and 217,805 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Engineering, Biology, Physics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, Geography and Cartography, and Political Science.


Ca' Foscari University of Venice majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10,428 / 97,589
Environmental Science
8,653 / 134,314
7,768 / 127,842
7,674 / 136,183
7,120 / 122,217
Computer Science
6,359 / 74,595
6,191 / 43,274
6,182 / 123,806
Geography and Cartography
5,538 / 70,185
Political Science
5,280 / 52,666
4,810 / 51,085
4,557 / 78,857
4,532 / 41,044
Quantum and Particle physics
4,442 / 81,760
4,395 / 87,517
4,267 / 50,354
Organic Chemistry
4,262 / 95,982
4,102 / 49,820
4,042 / 42,571
3,628 / 39,545
Materials Science
3,539 / 74,796
3,264 / 62,308
3,231 / 33,753
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,061 / 33,405
3,002 / 64,731
2,809 / 35,951
Art & Design
2,740 / 17,438
2,704 / 43,809
2,658 / 17,497
2,481 / 29,001
2,151 / 21,900
1,992 / 42,888
1,809 / 34,936
Machine Learning
1,737 / 22,070
Metallurgical Engineering
1,724 / 40,178
Environmental Management
1,607 / 35,791
Optical Engineering
1,605 / 24,907
1,538 / 23,539
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
1,326 / 13,442
Chemical Engineering
1,263 / 31,730

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 46 221
1992 32 222
1993 57 204
1994 63 267
1995 57 350
1996 78 413
1997 78 507
1998 89 507
1999 111 685
2000 153 824
2001 180 1057
2002 197 1336
2003 222 1572
2004 247 2219
2005 268 2353
2006 304 3037
2007 346 3451
2008 364 3851
2009 388 4315
2010 446 5001
2011 505 5481
2012 629 6473
2013 711 7796
2014 703 8784
2015 724 9699
2016 840 10437
2017 813 11083
2018 1220 12493
2019 1254 14380
2020 1475 18750
2021 1523 23029
2022 1741 25243
2023 1737 26859
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Ca' Foscari University of Venice gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree €2,100
Master's Degree €2,100
PhD Program €1,000

The currency used is Euro (€).

The Ca' Foscari University of Venice has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Master Universitario di 1° Livello Art Therapy, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Communication Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Human Rights, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Labour Law, Law, Management, Oenology, Sports, Sports Management, Tourism
Master Universitario di 2° Livello Business Administration, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, International Studies, Public Administration, Public Health
Laurea Magistrale African Studies, American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, European Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Heritage Preservation, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Molecular Biology, Music, Nanotechnology, Performing Arts, Philology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Policy, Technology, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Dottorato di Ricerca African Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geography, Heritage Preservation, History, Italian, Law, Linguistics, Management, Modern Languages, Philosophy

Ca' Foscari University of Venice alumni

  1. Paul Watzlawick

    Paul Watzlawick
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    1921-2007 (aged 86)
    university teacherpsychotherapistcommunication scholarnon-fiction writerpsychologist

    Paul Watzlawick was an Austrian-American family therapist, psychologist, communication theorist, and philosopher. A theoretician in communication theory and radical constructivism, he commented in the fields of family therapy and general psychotherapy. Watzlawick believed that people create their own suffering in the very act of trying to fix their emotional problems. He was one of the most influential figures at the Mental Research Institute and lived and worked in Palo Alto, California.

  2. Lilli Gruber

    Lilli Gruber
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1957-.. (age 67)
    writerpoliticiantelevision presenternews presenterjournalist

    Dietlinde "Lilli" Gruber is an Italian journalist and former politician.

  3. Chiara Lubich

    Chiara Lubich
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1920-2008 (aged 88)
    human rights activistwriterteacher

    Chiara Lubich, was an Italian teacher and author who founded the Focolare Movement, which aims to bring unity among people and promote universal family.

  4. Ugo La Malfa

    Ugo La Malfa
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1903-1979 (aged 76)

    Ugo La Malfa was an Italian politician and an important leader of the Italian Republican Party (Partito Repubblicano Italiano; PRI).

All 22 notable alumni

Ca' Foscari University of Venice faculties and divisions

College : Ca' Foscari International College Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Baltic Languages, Catalan, Chemistry, Chinese, Comparative Politics, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Czech, Economics, English, Environmental Management, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Heritage Preservation, Hindi, History, Information Technology, International Business, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Literature, Management, Persian, Philosophy, Polish, Portuguese, Restoration of Works of Art, Romance Languages, Romanian, Russian, Serbocroatian, Slavic Languages, Social and Community Services, Spanish, Swedish, Tibetan, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish, Urdu
Department/Division : Asian and North African Studies Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Eurasian and North Asian Languages, Foreign Languages Education, Hebrew, Hindi, History of Religion, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Persian, Religious Studies, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish, Urdu, Writing
Department/Division : Economics Econometrics, Economic and Finance Policy, Economic History, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial and Production Economics, Insurance, International Economics, Labour and Industrial Relations, Marketing
Department/Division : Environmental Sciences, Informatics, and Statistics Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Information Management, Information Technology, Laboratory Techniques, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Statistics
Department/Division : Humanities Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Contemporary History, Geography (Human), History, Library Science, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Prehistory, Religious Art
Department/Division : Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies Albanian, Armenian, Baltic Languages, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cultural Studies, Czech, English, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Greek, Italian, Linguistics, Polish, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Romanian, Russian, Serbocroatian, Slavic Languages, Spanish, Swedish, Translation and Interpretation, Writing
Department/Division : Management Accountancy, Administration, Business and Commerce, Finance, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management
Department/Division : Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems Chemistry, Laboratory Techniques, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering
Department/Division : Philosophy and Cultural Heritage Heritage Preservation, Philosophy
Graduate School : Ca' Foscari Graduate School Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Art History, Asian Studies, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, European Union Law, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Modern Languages, North African Studies, Philology, Philosophy
School : Sustainability of Environmental and Tourism Systems Environmental Studies, Tourism
School : Asian Studies and Business Management Arabic, Armenian, Asian Studies, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, International Studies, Japanese, Management, Marketing, North African Studies, Persian, Turkish
School : Ca' Foscari Challenge School Business Administration, Civil Security, Cultural Studies, Eastern European Studies, Education of the Handicapped, Environmental Management, Ethics, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Health Administration, House Arts and Environment, Information Management, International Studies, Labour Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Public Administration, Social Problems, Social Welfare, Sports Management, Tourism, Transport Management, Waste Management
School : Ca' Foscari Summer School Behavioural Sciences, Communication Arts, East Asian Studies, Education of the Handicapped, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Handicrafts, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Leadership, Leisure Studies, Management, Marketing, Painting and Drawing, Social Psychology, Theatre, Town Planning, Urban Studies, Writing
School : Cultural Production and Conservation of the Cultural Heritage Art History, Heritage Preservation, Museum Management, Performing Arts, Restoration of Works of Art
School : Economics, Languages, and Entrepreneurship Communication Arts, International Business, International Economics, International Studies, Leadership, Management, Translation and Interpretation
School : International Relations Comparative Politics, International Relations and Diplomacy
School : Social Work and Public Policies Social Policy, Social Work

General information

Alternative names UNIVE
Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia
Founded 1868
Accreditation Ministry of Education, University and Research
Motto Venetiarum universitas in domo Foscari
University of the Venices in Foscari's house
Colors dark red

Location and contacts

Address Dorsoduro 3246
Venezia, 30123
City population 255,000

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