Doctoral scholarships are awarded by a selection process that is outlined in the call for applications. The amount of the doctoral scholarship is, starting from 1st January 2018, EUR 15,343.28 per year, net of insurance fees owed by the doctoral scholarship holder. The scholarship is exempt from income tax (IRPEF).
The scholarship payment is distributed in monthly instalments.
The doctoral scholarship is renewable on an annual basis for the entire duration of the programme on the condition that holders have completed the programme of activities provided from year to year, verified by the Teachers' Board.
The doctoral scholarship holders are exempt from the enrolment fees and the university fees: these students are only required to pay stamp duty and the regional tax for financial aid.
Doctoral scholarships cannot be combined with either research grants or other scholarships assigned for any reason whatsoever, with the exception of those granted by national or foreign institutions to integrate research or study periods abroad
A doctoral candidate who has already been granted a doctoral scholarship, is not eligible to obtain it for a second time.
Scholarships bound to specific research topics are listed below.
Any student who conducts his/her research, training and studies in a foreign university or a foreign research body, will officially be recognized for a 50% increase in the scholarship, under authorization by the Teaching Committee of the PhD Programme. The maximum length of time spent abroad is 18 months.
For more information see the page on the Study Menu.
Students must have a GPA (grade point average) of at least 7.5/10 (or the equivalent for international students) in their third-to-last and second-to-last years of high school.
Students must submit a CV, a letter of motivation in English (between 200 and 400 words) that outlines their aims (what I want to achieve), their expectations (what additional experiences can the College offer me), their attitude (why I think I am a good candidate), including a personal experience that demonstrates that their attitude makes them good candidates for the College.
Students must have very good knowledge of English (B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference); international students must also know Italian (B2) unless they are enrolling in a degree taught entirely in English.
As outlined in the Call for applications (see attachments), the assessment consists of: a written exam in two parts and an interview aimed at verifying the students’ motivation, their logical and language skills and text comprehension and their general educational level. Their CV will also be evaluated, including their high school exam scores.
Students who achieved 60% or higher on a national level in their SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) are exempt from taking the written exam.
Students who successfully sit an exam for a limited admission Ca’ Foscari degree programme for a.y. 2017/18 with a high ranking mark may ask to skip the College written test (as per Call for Applications).
International students (both EU and outside of the EU) and Italian students overseas for a study period can be assessed remotely on demand (as per the Call for Applications).
deadline to apply 17/07/2017
Written exam July, 25 in 5A, Interview July, 27 in Meeting Room 3 - Dpt of Economics San Giobbe, Venice
Italian students and all non-Italian students who did not apply to the pre-admission evaluation
|17 July:||Application Deadline|
|25 July:||written exam|
|04 August:||placement acceptance|
Scholarships and Fee Reductions
Students admitted to the College normally receive full or partial scholarships which come in the form of “vouchers”, that is reduction to the ordinary College fee.
The total annual cost for each undergraduate student is EUR 9,000 and covers enrolment in the University’s regular courses, the additional activities, lessons and tutoring at the College, as well as accommodation on the San Servolo campus.
Meals, travels, books and any further expenses are not covered by the College fee.
Offered for the 2017-2018 academic year - summer call are:
3Vouchers of EUR 9,000 for full scholarships;
1Voucher of EUR 6,500 for partial fee reduction.
Students who took the exam for a limited admission Ca’ Foscari degree programme will have their contribution reimbursed.
Pre-admission reserved to international students (Extra EU/non-Italian EU students and Italian students with a foreign passport)
For students in their first undergraduate year a.y. 2017/18 Ca' Foscari International College offers 6 scholarships (reductions) in the form of vouchers for the total cost of fees, and 4 scholarships for a reduction of 70%. All students must pay the regional tax and stamp duty.
For the a.y. 2017/18 there will be two calls for application:
Summer Call: assigning 3 places fully subsidised and 1 places partially subsidised. Dates will be communicated later on.
The Summer Call is open to Extra EU, non-Italian EU students and Italian students.
Following selection, the College reserves the right to scroll down the waitlist if there are places still available.
The Ca' Foscari International College for the a.y. 2017/18 offers 12 places to Masters' Degree students. Preference will be given to students already enrolled in the College. 7 places are fully subsidised, 5 are partially subsidised on the College fee.
All graduate students must pay the regional tax, stamp duty and the annual registration fee.
Graduate students from the College, Italian or international graduate students with a final mark of 100/110 (or equivalent) of their diploma (either Italian or international) who are not 28 years old yet.
Ca' Foscari graduate students who will graduate in the 2017 summer or autumn exam session are also admitted, on condition that they meet the required ECTS and average mark as per the call for applications.
Please check admission criteria and other requirements on the call carefully.
Students must have a very good knowledge of English (B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference); International students are also required to have a knowledge of Italian at B2 level, except for those enrolling in a English taught Masters' Degree course.
In addition to their academic transcript and a CV, all students must submit a motivation letter written in English (200-400 words), outlining their reasons for wanting to enter or remain in the College.
Interviews start on Tuesday July, 18 in Meeting Room 3 - Dpt of Economics
San Giobbe, Venice
Students must have a very good knowledge of English (B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference); international students must also know Italian (B2) unless they are enrolling in a degree taught entirely in English.
In addition to their academic transcript and a CV, all students must submit a motivation letter written in English (200-400 words), outlining their reasons for wanting to be admitted to the College.
Evaluation of the student’s application
An interview in English aimed at verifying the student’s motivation. (Students already enrolled at the College are not required to be interviewed)
International students must also complete the online pre-evaluation procedure required for all degree programmes at Ca’ Foscari. Skype Interviews may be organised on demand
|10 July:||Application Deadline|
|18 July:||Interviews start|
|31 July:||Places and voucher acceptance|
Scholarships and Fee Reductions
Students admitted to the College receive full or partial scholarships which come in the form of “vouchers”.
The total annual cost for each graduate student is EUR 10.000,00 (9.000,00 enrolment fees, and 1.000,00 registration fee) and covers enrolment in the University’s regular courses, the additional activities and tutoring at the College, as well as accommodation on the San Servolo campus.
Offered for the 2017-2018 academic year are:
Vouchers of EUR 9.000,00 for total enrolment fee reduction
Vouchers of EUR 6.500,00 for partial enrolment fee reduction;
All graduate students must pay the annual registration fee of EUR 1.000,00, the regional tax and stamp duty.