Admission

If you hold an international qualification, before starting the application process please make sure you have completed the pre-evaluation procedure and that you have all the requirements for international students.

If you have a disability or an SLD (specific learning disability), you can request support for the admission test (when required) and specific support services during your studies.

For Academic year 2024/2025, admission onto the Master’s Degree programme in Translation and Interpreting is of limited access and require, as well as the possession of adequate personal preparation and specific curricular requirements, taking and passing a selective test.

Enrolment is based on the position of the candidate on the ranking list.

Certified understanding of English language at B2 is also required to be shown at the moment of enrolment. Process of verification and cases of exemption are indicated on the language requirements website.

All the specific information on process of registration, selection and enrolment are in the call for applications.

Curriculum Chinese-English-Italian Translation and Interpreting

Minimum credit requirements (ECTS) in the following scientific-disciplinary sectors:

Chinese language and other similar linguistic teachings (eg. interpretation, mediation, translation) - minimum 24 ECTS in the L-OR/21 Language and Literature of China and South-East Asia module.

For the purposes of calculating credits in Chinese Language, exams in literature, chinese philology etc., cannot be taken into consideration even if they are pertinent to the same Scientific-Disciplinary Sector.

English/Anglo-American language and other similar linguistic teachings (eg. interpretation, mediation, translation) - minimum 9 ECTS in the following disciplinary sectors:

L-LIN/11 Anglo-American Language and Literature
L-LIN/12 Language and Translation -  English

For the purposes of calculating credits in Language, exams in literature cannot be taken into consideration even if they are pertinent to the same Scientific-Disciplinary Sector.

Cultural Material relative to China (eg.History, Religions and Philosophies, Art, Literature) - minimum 12 ECTS in the following disciplinary sectors:

L-OR/21 Language and Literature of China and South-East Asia
L-OR/23 History of Eastern and South-Eastern Asia
L-OR/20 Archeology, History of Art and Philosophy of Eastern Asia

Curriculum English-Spanish, English-Italian Sign Language (LIS), Spanish-Italian Sign Language (LIS) Specialised Translation

English - Spanish

Minimum credit requirements (ECTS) in the following scientific-disciplinary sectors:

English language - minimum 36 ECTS of English Language and Literature in the following disciplinary sectors (of wich at least 24 ECTS in language):

L-LIN/10 English Literature 
L-LIN/11 Anglo-American Language and Literature
L-LIN/12 Language and Translation -  English

Spanish language - minimum 36 ECTS of Spanish Language and Literature in the following disciplinary sectors (of wich at least 24 ECTS in language):

L-LIN/05 Spanish Literature
L-LIN/06 Hispano-American Language and Literature
L-LIN/07 Language and Translation - Spanish

English - Italian Sign Language (LIS)

English language - minimum 36 ECTS of English Language and Literature in the following disciplinary sectors (of wich at least 24 ECTS in language):

L-LIN/10 English Literature 
L-LIN/11 Anglo-American Language and Literature
L-LIN/12 Language and Translation -  English

Italian Sign Language - minimum 24 ECTS in the following sector:

L-LIN/01 Glottology and Linguistics

Spanish - Italian Sign Language (LIS)

Spanish language - minimum 36 ECTS of Spanish Language and Literature in the following disciplinary sectors (of wich at least 24 ECTS in language):

L-LIN/05 Spanish Literature
L-LIN/06 Hispano-American Language and Literature 
L-LIN/07 Language and Translation - Spanish

Italian Sign Language - minimum 24 ECTS in the following sector:

L-LIN/01 Glottology and Linguistics

For the purposes of calculating credits in Language, exams in literature cannot be taken into consideration even if they are pertinent to the same Scientific-Disciplinary Sector.

In the case in which the selected curricula requirements do not reach the total credits required for admission you must recover the missing credits, before enrolment, exclusively by carrying out single programmes (Bachelor’s Degree level) at this or other universities.

Personal preparation is understood as an adequate acquisition of knowledge and understanding of the fields of Chinese, Spanish, English and LIS language and translation depending on the choosen curriculum.

Personal preparation will be verified by the Didactic College through the evaluation of CV, with particular reference to the certification relative to the studied language.The Didactic College may take certifications into consideration that are relative to the study language in the following levels:

  • Level C1 (or higher) in the Common European Framework for English recognised by our university;
  • Level 4 (or higher) for the new Hanyu shuiping kaoshi (HSK) OR intermediate level (or higher) of the HSKK for Chinese;
  • Level C1 DELE (Diploma de Español Lengua Extranjera) and/or SIELE (Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española) for Spanish.
  • 3rd level LIS certification will be considered for Italian Sign Language.

Further information on the HSK and HSKK Chinese proficiency certificates is available on the webpage dedicate to the language certificates [ITA]

The Teaching Committee reserves the right to conduct an oral interview.

Students who have the following qualifications are normally considered in possession of personal preparation:

  • degree class:

    • L-11 Modern Languages and Culture; L-12 Linguistic Mediation;
    • 3 Sciences of Linguistic Mediation; 11 Modern Languages and Culture.

  • minimum degree grade: 90/110.

All the specific information on process of registration, selection and enrolment are in the admission announcement.

The admission process is as follows:

  • online registration, if you are not already enrolled at Ca’ Foscari;
  • pre-enrolment for the admission test;
  • carrying out the admission test and placement on ranking list;
  • online enrolment and payment of the first installment of tax and university fees.

If you are a candidate with a disability or suffering from DSA, you can make use of the individualised application for carrying out the admissions test; all the specific information on available assistance is in the admissions announcement and on the webpage for services for disabled and DSA students; the request will be available during the online pre-enrolment.

For admission to the second year in the case of enrolment with credit transfer, internal transfer or transfer, in addition to meeting all the admission requirements, you have to be assigned a place: all the information is published in the final part of this page.

Online pre-enrolment

Pre-enrolment for the admissions test will be possible from July 1st until 12pm on July 31st August 2024.

Before proceeding, remember to arrange

  • the degree self-certification in electronic format (enrolment if you are a student) with signed exams (in which is indicated: University where you achieved the qualification, class and degree programme, degree date and grade, exams taken with the relative scientific-disciplinary sector and the weight in credits): Verify if the self-certification, completed with all the aforementioned information, can be printed from the Personal Area of the host University website: alternatively, use the model of self-certification on this page;
  • linguistic certification relative to the understanding of English language, or useful documentation to certify belonging to one of the provided cases of exemption;
  • CV for the verification of personal preparation;
  • linguistic certification for the verification of personal preparation.

The procedure is completely online and requires the following steps:

  • Registration on the University website. You do not need to register online if you are already enrolled at Ca’ Foscari;
  • Completion of the online pre-enrolment form: access the Personal Area of the website with your SPID or CIE account (if you are or have been a student at Ca' Foscari, you can use your matriculation number and your password) and select "Admission test".

Once you have concluded the pre-enrolment process you will receive a confirmation email to the email address stated in the registration process.

Online Registration

If you want to request one of the assistances provided for candidates that are disabled or diagnosed with DSA for taking the admissions test, you must fill in the specific section for procedure of online pre-enrolment and attach a certificate demonstrating possession of the disability/impediment.

Pre-enrolment Fee

Participation in the admission test requires the payment of a 30,00 Euros fee, that should be paid after having completed the enrolment procedure online, by selecting the “payment” button.

Admission Test

The admissions test will take place remotely on Wednesday 21st August 2024.

Details regarding the convocation time and test arrangements will be comunicated via mail a few days after pre-registration closes.

Please note that in order to take the entry test you will need:

  • a personal computer;
  • a smartphone or tablet;
  • an internet connection via Wi-Fi or a smartphone.

All of the guidelines and technical requirements are communicated in this video [ITA] about taking the test.

Place acceptance and enrolment

The procedure for accepting your place requires acceptance on behalf of the successful candidate and of those in the second round of selection depending on the available remaining places as indicated in the call for admission. Any remaining places after the second round of selection may be reassigned.

If you succeed in obtaining a place from the ranking list, you must accept your place through the specific online procedure by September 2nd 2024.

Please note that the procedure for accepting a place coincides with enrolment and involves two steps: 

  • Completion of the enrolment application form online;
  • Paying the first instalment of tuition fees: the payment must be carried out using the PagoPA system by pressing the payment button that will generate upon completion of the online enrolment application form. The first instalment of tuitions will not be reimbursed in any circumstance.

If you do not pay before the deadline indicated above, you will lose the right to enrol: if you have trouble with any aspect of the process, please contact the Enrolment office before the deadline.

Accepting your place

The procedure for accepting a place involves two steps: 

If you do not pay before the deadline indicated above, you will lose the right to enrol: if you have trouble with any aspect of the process, please contact  the registration office before the deadline.

Enrolment

If you have accepted your place correctly you have to complete your enrolment between October 1st and December 17th 2024.

The deadline of the second instalment of tuition fees for those who will enrol in December will be set at December 23rd 2024. 

The enrolment procedure involves two steps:

  • Updating the enrolment application online. Once you have chosen your Master’s Degree programme, you can change the application you submitted when you accepted your place by adding information on the academic qualifications you have obtained and other attachments relevant to enrolment. You must also include self-certification for m listing degrees obtained and exams taken.
  • Paying the first instalment of tuition fees: the payment must be carried out using the PagoPA system by pressing the payment button that will generate upon completion of the online enrolment application form. The first instalment of tuitions will not be reimbursed in any circumstance.

If you do not pay before the deadline indicated above, you will lose the right to enrol: if you have trouble with any aspect of the process, please contact  the registration office before the deadline.

Enrolment with ECTS Accreditation

In order to enrol with credit recognition, make the internal transition or transfer from another university, you must ask for the evaluation of the exams already taken and the release of the credits recognition sheet.

In the case of recognition of more than 47 CFUs you have also to apply for a place to the second year.

You may enrol in a Degree Programme requesting accreditation for the following previous studies and training activities:

  • Master's Degrees, or Master's Diplomas;
  • incomplete University studies as a result of withdrawal, lapsed status;
  • single courses;
  • Internship/traineeships/previous employment;
  • simultaneous enrolment.

The year of enrolment is determined on the basis of the number of University Credits (CFU) you have been awarded:

  • Up to 47: admission to 1st year. You are required to sit for the Admission test. You will refer to the study plan for the a.y. 2024/2025;
  • From 48 or more: admission to 2nd year. You will need to apply for a place as well as the requirements specified in the respective call for applications. Enrolment is always subordinate to an assessment of your personal academic preparation and your prerequisite academic knowledge, needed for admission to Master's Degree courses. You will refer to the study plan for the a.y. 2023/2024.

Enrolment with recognition of credits is subject to the fee payment of 300.00 euros. The payment invoice will be provided upon confirmation of enrolment.

You are not obliged to pay if you request credit transfer from activities undertaken previously at Ca' Foscari (for example single courses) if the code of the lectures corresponds to that required by the study plan. In the case that some lectures do not fall among those indicated in the study plan, and are thus entered as free exams, you will be have to pay the fee of 300.00 euros.

Enrolment with credit recognition is not allowed to students concurrently enroled in another University course and for which suspension has been requested.

The year of enrolment is established according to the number of university credits (ECTs) recognised:

  • up to 47: admission to 1st year of the programme. No intra-university transfers /transfers from another university are permitted during the first year of limited admission study programme. You are required to sit to the admission test and, if you obtain a place on the shortlist, withdraw from the study programme in which you are enrolled and re-enrol again;
  • from 48 or more: admission to 2nd year of the programme. You will need to apply for a place as well as the requirements specified in the respective call for applications. You will refer to the study plan for the a.y. 2023/2024.

Request period

The are two deadlines for requesting the issue of the record, to be used in the procedure for assigning a place in a year following the first:

  • first round: from May 5th to June 25th 2024;
  • second round: by August 19th 2024.

If you enrol in the first year, however, you will have to request the form at least 15 days before the enrolment deadline, as specified in the call for applications: in fact, when filling in the enrolment application, you will have to attach the approved form.

For recognition of your academic career, you must contact Treviso Campus service.

You are required to submit:

  • a signed self-certification form listing exams. Please indicate for each exam: the name of the Course of study and class, the name of the University, the name of individual exams taken with their scientific area and weight in credits, the mark and the exam date. Please verify if self-certification is available in your University Reserved Area: if it is not available or, if all the required data is not listed, you may use the forms on this page;
  • any exam programmes in your possession.

Requests for accreditation are to be submitted to the Campus which will then be subject to evaluation by the Teaching Committee.  Once approved, the Accreditation Form will be sent to you via e-mail. Please remember to sign the form.

Warning! For the request for internal transfer there is no need to attach the self-certification. However, remember to report any exams that are not yet recorded.

Please note that it is not possible for you to fill in the credit recognition form on your own, unless you require the recognition of exams previously taken at Ca’ Foscari; in this case, the exams must have the same course code listed on the study plan of the programme in which you are enrolling (e.g. recognition of single courses taken at Ca’ Foscari).

Recognition forms

Assignment of the place for enrolment in the second year

In case of recognition of more than 47 CFU, you will have to apply for a place: admission to the second year of a limited - access programme is in fact subject to the availability of places.

  • For the places available published on June 17th 2024

    • application for a place: from July 9th to July 11th 2024
    • publication of the ranking list: July 19th 2024

  • For the places available published on August 9th 2024

    • application for a place: from August 27th to August 29th 2024
    • publication of the ranking list: September 5th 2024

The ranking will be drawn up on the basis of the evaluation of the CV and motivation letter.

In the event of successful application, for the first round, you will have to complete the enrolment or transition by July 31st 2024, under penalty of losing the assigned place. If you request clearance for transfer from another university, however, you will receive all the instructions by e-mail.

To apply for a place for the first round, you must log in to the reserved area, select the "Evaluation test" and choose "Ammissione agli anni successivi al primo dei corsi ad accesso programmato". The procedure will be open from July 9th 2024.

You must attach:

  • your credits recognition sheet;
  • self-certification of having taken the exams for which you have been awarded credits;
  • your CV;
  • a motivation letter;
  • an identity document.

Warning! The procedure allows you to submit the application, in order of preference, for a maximum of three courses: if you enter more than one preference, you will have to attach the credit recognition sheet for each chosen course.

If you have never been a student at Ca’ Foscari you will have to:

  • register on the website;
  • access your personal area using your SPID or CIE (Electronic identity card) account.

Last update: 20/05/2024