European, American and Postcolonial Languages and Literatures , Ca' Foscari University of Venice

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About European, American and Postcolonial Languages and Literatures at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Academic Year: 2018/2019

Level of qualification:
Master's Degree Programme

Ministerial degree code:

LM-37 (Modern American and European Languages and Literatures)


Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies:

  • Ca' Bembo, Dorsoduro 1075, 30123 Venice
  • Palazzo Cosulich, Dorsoduro 1405, 30123 Venice
  • Ca’ Bernardo, Dorsoduro 3199, 30123 Venice

For further information please contact the Department Teaching Office,

Head of studies:

Prof. Cristina Fossaluzza (Teaching Committee Coordinator,

Access to the programme:

Open admission, subject to assessment of minimum requirements.

Quota reserved to non-EU students residing outside Italy: 6 seats, of which 1 is reserved for a Chinese student living in China, under the Marco Polo Project.

This Master's degree programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literatures and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.

Languages available:
Albanian, Anglo-American, Czech, English, French, German, modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian, Romenian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish.

Curricula available:

    • Literatures and Cultures. The sub-curricula available are:
      • American Studies;
      • English Studies;
      • French Studies;
      • German Studies;
      • Iberian Studies;
      • Slavic and Balkan Studies.
    • English and American Literary and Cultural Studies. The sub-curricula available are:
      • Literary Studies;
      • Cultural Studies (Joint degree).
    • Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos (Double degree).
    • Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones (Double degree).

Double Degree in “Iberistica e Ibero-Americanistica” with Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Argentina), Universidade do Espírito Santo (Brazil), Universidad de Huelva (Spain) or with Universidad de Sevilla (Spain).

Double Degree - Master européen en Études Françaises et Francophones

European Joint Master’s Degree in English and American Studies with Otto-Friedrich Universität - Bamberg (Germany); Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria); Pécsi Tudományegyetem - Pécs (Hungary); Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France). 

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Degree programme website: 

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Notes about fees for this course

Cost of the Degree Programme :

  • EU students: 2061€ 
  • Non-EU students from OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland and Turkey): 2100€ 
  • Non-EU students from developing countries ( 700€
  • Students from all other countries: 1200€

In addition, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of forms of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university.

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Entry requirements

Admission requirements:

To be admitted to this Master's Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required.
Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.

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