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Fall 2015 pre-registration for Globalization Program
Now available the full list of interdisciplinary courses on Italy, Cultures of the World and Global Challenges. The 15-week program is structured as seminars and requires interaction in research, to facilitate the exchange of knowledge among students from different academic and cultural backgrounds. Pre-register from April 29.
Sustainable Waste Management
The Summer School co-organized by VIU and the International Waste Working Group focuses on Sustainable Landfilling and Final Sink. The school aims to give an overview of the most recent and advanced technologies developed for the management of sustainable landfills. The course structure is problem-oriented and includes lectures, seminars, group work, site visits and social events. July 5-14, 2015 at VIU.
VIU Summer Institute on Ageing
The VIU Summer Institute on Ageing is intended to deepen the understanding of the ageing process analyzing the medical, economic and social aspects both from a theoretical and practical point of view. During "hands on" sessions participants will learn how to use the data behind the research effort in this area. The Summer School will be held on June 8-12, 2015 at Venice International University.
Advanced Seminar in the Humanities 2015-2016
From November 23 to December 4, 2015 Università Ca' Foscari Venezia and VIU will offer the seminar "Literature and Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece, Rome and the Near East". The program is conceived as a two-year commitment (2015 and 2016) and is open to 20 fellows who are either in an advanced stage of doctoral research, or have recently completed their Ph.D.s. Applications until June 15.

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