Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, PhD

At Venice School of Management, we have designed our academic offering to help students find the programme that fits their objectives and expectations. Students can choose from undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes, as well as executive education programmes suitable for busy professionals. Guided by our top faculty and surrounded by leaders from the domains of business and innovation, students will have the freedom to explore the many opportunities that management can offer, and chart the career path which is best suited for their goals.

Bachelor’s programmes
Our programmes are taught in Italian and in English, and are created to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their chosen career path, to have a positive impact on the world and unleash their potential. Our undergraduate courses will open doors and opportunities for students to start their career in management or consulting roles, in private companies as well as in public institutions, in Italy as well as abroad. 

Master’s programmes
Our programmes are designed to take students’ personal and professional skills to the next level. Through an immersive and interactive learning experience and a wide range of extra-curricular activities, our postgraduate programmes will push students further and support their professional growth and ability to make positive changes and contribute to the community they are part of. The School's courses will provide students with a broad range of skills, spanning from strategic thinking, marketing, finance, corporate organisation, digital transformation and innovation design.

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Bachelor’s degrees

Business Administration

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Language:

  • Italian - curriculum Business Administration
  • English - curriculum Business Administration and Management

Admission: Admission test:

  • 300 places available - curriculum Business Administration
  • 180 places available - curriculum Business Administration and Management

Duration: 3 years
Format: Full-time
Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University, San Giobbe Campus
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The programme enables students to learn how business operations work, by equipping them with the skills they need in order to analyse and interpret business related problems and decision-making processes. Students will learn how to develop a critical thinking mindset that will help them navigate through the multidisciplinary boundaries of business organisations.

Marketing, finance, banking operations, budget creation are all subjects that will allow them to operate effectively in a wide range of roles in international brands, multinational companies, global financial markets and new business ventures.

Digital Management

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Language: English
Admission: Admission test, 140 places available
Duration: 3 years
Format: Full-time
Location: H-FARM Campus, Roncade (TV)
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This programme is designed in partnership with the innovation leading platform H-Farm and offers an immersive and dynamic learning experience thanks to the support of cutting-edge technologies. Courses combine theory and practice, with the aim to train the innovators and professionals of the future.To do so, our multidisciplinary courses are focused on the most required skills by the job market.

Master’s degrees

Accounting and Finance

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Language: Italian
Admission: Annual call and entrance selection, 140 places available
Duration: 2 years
Format: Full-time
Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University,  San Giobbe Campus
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This programme is designed to equip students with a broad knowledge on accounting and finance, and the main employability skill-set needed for a successful career in global business. The programme is an opportunity for ambitious students to obtain key management and financial knowledge. Also, it will allow students to experience how to manage complex business projects as well as learn how to develop key competencies in business administration, planning, strategy, and risk management.

Global Accounting and Finance

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Language: English
Admission: Annual call and entrance selection, 70 places available
Duration: 2 years
Format: Full-time
Double / Joint DegreeESCP Business School, HEC Management School LiègeStevens Institute of Technology
Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University, San Giobbe Campus
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The programme represents a thorough training path on finance, control and international accounting. Students will learn how to interpret the dynamic economic context we are part of, and to respond to the needs of a constantly evolving job market.

The main goal of the programme is the development of a skill set  that covers topics such as strategic planning, corporate reporting, management control, financial policies, investment strategies. Such knowledge is mandatory for the modern manager who has to adopt a seamless approach to navigate the profound and sometimes unforeseen changes that keep crossing financial markets, from digital transformation to social sustainability, to name a few.

Innovation and Marketing

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Language: English
Admission: Annual call and entrance selection, 70 places available
Duration: 2 years
Format: Full-time
Double / Joint Degree: ESCP Business School
Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University, San Giobbe Campus
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The programme has been designed with the goal to help students develop a hybrid mindset, a lateral thinking approach that will allow them to navigate the most complicated challenges of our society with a strong managerial and marketing understanding. In addition to the basic skills related to marketing and management, the programme wants to train participants in understanding the meaning of innovation processes and in being able to face change with no fear of failure. Thanks to a strong interdisciplinary approach, students will collect many useful tools for better understanding and critically reading the context they live in.

International Management

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Language: English
Admission: Annual call and entrance selection, 70 places available
Duration: 2 years
Format: Full-time
Double / Joint degrees with: ESCP Business SchoolUniversität HohenheimThe University of Adelaide, Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK), SKEMA Business School

Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University, San Giobbe Campus
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The programme aims to train experts in the management of private and public companies, that are facing profound challenges because of the enormous transformations of the national and international socio-economic scenario.

The programme will allow students to develop knowledge and skills in the main areas of management, thanks to the application of innovative teaching methodologies based on the proactivity required to students in order to actively engage with protagonists of the current business world and institutions. Students will indeed explore strategic planning processes associated with the dynamics of the opening of companies in an international set-up, and will be provided with conceptual and analytical tools for problem-solving and decision-making.

Management and Sustainability

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Language: Italian
Admission: Annual call and entrance selection, 70 places available
Duration: 2 years
Format: Full-time
Double / Joint DegreeESCP Business School
Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University, San Giobbe Campus
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Nowadays, sustainability skills are indispensable for any managerial role, even those not specifically dedicated to this topic: knowledge and attention to the managerial implications of sustainable management are a fundamental requirement for the long-term value generation of any company. 

The programme aims to train managers who can then operate in both managerial and consultancy fields, who will be able to interpret the context in which their companies operate and to manage innovation through the lens of sustainability. Knowledge will be developed in the following areas: business strategy, strategic planning and sustainability management, planning and control, non-economic and performance measurement, marketing, human resources management, business innovation, information and decision support, job market law, technology management.

Marketing and Communication

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Language: Italian
Admission: Annual call and entrance selection, 70 places available
Duration: 2 years
Format: Full-time
Double / Joint Degree: ESCP Business School
Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University, San Giobbe Campus
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By combining the two disciplines of Marketing and Communication, our programme illustrates how to apply them to real-life situations. Indeed, it includes workshops with partner companies and internships. The knowledge gained during this programme will help students to thrive when facing marketing challenges, and to develop new communication approaches, both within companies and as consultants. Students will also understand that marketing and communication are not freestanding concepts, but they need to lie at the heart of any company's strategic approach.

PhD programme

Undertaking a doctorate is an exciting path. The PhD programme offered by Venice School of Management aims at supporting students in growing as independent researchers, while contributing to academic debates and making an impact on society.
Our PhD path in Management is an international four-year English-taught PhD programme that will enable students to experience critical thinking in a thriving and vibrant interdisciplinary environment, allowing them to deepen their knowledge in management.
We aim to attract students from all over the globe who are independent thinkers and ready to challenge themselves, through a PhD path designed to cover all the different aspects of the current kaleidoscopic world of business. Our doctoral candidates will be equipped with the knowledge they need to pursue careers in academia, public and private research institutions, consulting organisations, and in private companies.

Venice School of Management has established a Double PhD degree programme with SKEMA Business School. The programme  includes the possibility for student exchanges, for a timeframe between 6 to 18 months.

Admissions: annual call and entrance selection
Language: English
Location: VSM, Ca’ Foscari University, San Giobbe Campus
More information: Management (PhD)

PhD Joint supervision 

PhD candidates can further develop their international skills and experience with an international joint supervision. Students must attend both partner universities and their dissertations must be supervised by two tutors, in order to achieve a double title that is recognized by both the countries where the universities are located.

Last update: 14/02/2024