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Green Pass and in-person teaching: read the Rector's message

In a message to the Ca' Foscari community, Rector Lippiello has announced the resumption of in-person teaching activities, as well as other important information concerning the upcoming academic year.

The future of flooding in Venice: projections, predictions and protection

Updated projections forecast a rise in sea levels between 17 and 120 cm by 2100. There is uncertainty regarding emissions and our limited knowledge of certain physical processes, according to a new study published in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences.

‘Green’ cosmetics with the waste of the Sant’Erasmo artichoke 

Ca’ Foscari has developed and tested innovative formulas for haircare, using parts of artichoke that are wasted at the Rialto market. This ESF project has involved workers from the Rialto market and a local haircare salon franchise.

Summer closing dates and variations in opening times

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will be closed from 9 to 14 August 2021 and will reopen on Monday 16 August. 

Ca' Foscari joins the EUTOPIA European University network

The international alliance, funded by the European Commission, is aimed at strengthening the international competitivity of European universities and creating a new model for higher education in Europe.

Coronavirus and migration: the impact of a global health crisis

“The Coronavirus and Migration” article appears in the latest issue of the Two Homelands journal, guest-edited by Francesco Della Puppa and Fabio Perocco. It is one of the first international research projects that examine the consequences of the pandemic on the lives of immigrants, migrants and asylum seekers in terms of healthcare, working conditions, administrative and housing conditions.

Afghanistan: the graveyard of empires or of democracy?

What is currently happening in Afghanistan is the most recent development of a conflict that has been plaguing the country for decades, and that has involved Italy as well as the US and other allies since 2001. Professor Simone Cristoforetti, an expert in the history of Islamic countries at the Department of Asian and North African Studies, helps us understand the situation from a historical perspective. 

The International Universities Rowing Race returns on 5 September

The International Universities Rowing Race, organised by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, IUAV and CUS Venezia, will take place on Sunday 5 September at 6:30 p.m.

Why does fake news spread? A Marie Curie research fellow looks for clues

How can we decide whether a piece of news is true or false? To what extent do our offline and online communities influence our ability to detect misinformation? With the project ION: Information Diffusion on Networks, Nicole Tabasso, a Marie Curie fellow at the Department of Economics, is looking for clues. 

Lorenzo Mattotti creates poster for Short Film Festival’s 11th edition

The 11th edition of Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival is taking shape and will be held 6 — 9 October 2021 in Venice. Lorenzo Mattotti has created this year’s poster, which depicts a woman looking into the camera

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

Interviews and events with international guests, professors and students. The best of Ca' Foscari's YouTube channel.