Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy) is an exchange destination for students of the faculty of Geosciences.

Venice is a really nice place to study.

Student experiences

Student 1 (Sustainable Development).

Academic calendar

The Academic Year usually begins in September and ends in August/September of the following year. Each academic year is divided into two semesters, which are organised into two terms each. The duration of each term is approximately one month and a half (5 weeks of lecture plus 1 week of extra/rescheduled lectures).


English language proficiency B2 (see CEFR).

Areas of study open to exchange students

Sustainable development.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English (and Italian).

Housing assistance

Yes. See: Accomodation.

Estimated living costs per month

About € 750,-. See: Welcome Guide (p. 29).


Normal study load per semester: 30 EC.

Number of places available

Ten places per year for five months.