ECOTOPIA is an international training programme developed within the EUTOPIA project, an alliance of 10 European universities that share a common vision, and collaborate to build the universities of the future. A three-year integrated opportunity on economics, management, finance, business and sustainability.

The programme, taught entirely in English, is addressed to 5 students enrolled in the first year (a.y. 2023/2024) of the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

It aims to integrate the educational path of the selected students by offering them a wide range of extra curricular activities, such as:

  • e-courses on sustainable business and circular economy
  • a 10 months mobility opportunity at one of the partner universities (60 ECTS), during the second year
  • two Summer Schools (Ljubljana, Rabat)
  • project works 

Activity programme

The activities are scheduled as follows:

1st year
  • 60 ECTS at Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 1st ECOTPIA online course
  • Summer School
2nd year
  • 2ND ECOTPIA online course
  • Erasmus mobility - 10 months at one of the partner universities, for a total amount of 60 ECTS
  • 1st online project
3rd year
  • 60 ECTS at Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • one activity to be choosen betweet: 3rd ECOTOPIA online course, or Summer School in Rabat
  • 2nd online project

How to apply

Students will be selected according to the criteria described in the call, during the first semester of the 1st year, and can apply by filling the online form.

All necessary documents that need to be submitted are listed in the Call for application. Please, read it carefully.

Call and Ranking


Prof. Valentina Fava - project coordinator

Dr. Laura Parisio
International Office - Department of Management Educational programmes office

Certification and exchange mobility


Ecotopia students will be awarded with an Ecotopia certificate, recognized by all partners, in addition to the Bachelor’s Degree.

Exchange mobility

The mobility planned for the second year will take place in one of the partner universities:

Students selected for the Ecotopia programme will have the granted Erasmus mobility, and will be financed according to Ca' Foscari Regulations, and according to Article 10 of the call

Last update: 08/05/2024