University Preparation Year - Foundation Year

General

Program Description

Language of instruction: English

The Ca’ Foscari Foundation Year is a propedeutic year-long programme, designed to prepare international students for studying degree programmes at an Italian university. Students will take courses on modern Italian history, English or Italian language, as well as a basic introduction to the main disciplines of future study.

The Foundation Year runs for 8 months from October until June .

The programme offers a general curriculum for University preparation to all students, as well as 4 Study Tracks that aim to provide students an elementary background in the subjects they are interested in pursuing during their undergraduate studies. Students also take a language module in either Italian or English, depending on the degree programme they are planning on enrolling in.

All Study Tracks and the general curriculum are offered in English. Students are therefore required to already have a certified B1 language level (according to the CEFR).

In order to pass Foundation Year and obtain the final certificate, students must successfully complete each of the three learning modules:

  1. General curriculum: Modern and Contemporary Italian history, Critical Thinking and academic skills for University preparation
  2. Study Track: Economics, Science, Humanities or Architecture, Art & Design
  3. Language module: International Option (English) or Bridge Option (Italian)

Cost: € 5,000

Schoalrships available.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Originally established in 1868 as the first Business School in Italy, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is a modern university, which encompass a vast and varied array of undergraduate and graduate deg ... Read More

Originally established in 1868 as the first Business School in Italy, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is a modern university, which encompass a vast and varied array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, in addition to numerous PhD programmes and a wide selection of executive courses. Read less