The pre-registration for the Fall 2017 semester opens on May 19, 2017.
Students can pre-register now from this link.
Over 100 students from all over the world will take courses on Italy, Cultures of the World and Global Challenges in the 15-week program.
The specialization track on Economics, Management and Digital Technologies applied to Cultural Heritage gives students with a background in the Social Sciences the opportunity to acquire skills that will be useful in developing careers in this field, training among others in economics and management of the arts, art and architecture in Venice and UNESCO world heritage sites. There will also be other excellent opportunities for students interested in the relationship and comparison between Asian and European cultures, but also intercultural exchange, and gender studies. Additional courses will be proposed, based on common principles of research through parallelisms and complementarities, such as Critical Food Studies and the Shari’a.
The courses are interdisciplinary and are structured as seminars so as to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experience among students from different academic and cultural backgrounds.
The full course listing for Fall 2017 term is now available, descriptions and syllabi will soon be updated.
All students registered in degree programs at one of VIU's fifteen Member Universities are eligible to apply for the Globalization Program. Courses are recognized for credit by the students' home universities. All students must pre-register via the VIU website after having submitted their application to the study abroad office of their home universities. Students from Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Università Iuav di Venezia, Università degli Studi di Padova and Università di Roma “Tor Vergata” can pre-register directly on VIU website.
Dates to note:
Pre-registration to VIU portal available from May 19, 2017.
Registration for courses will open on July 20 and will close on September 6, 2017.
Through the Internships and Mobility ProgramMobility Program the best students will be selected for internship opportunities abroad (eg. Tongji University - UNEP Institute for Environment and Sustainable Development, Duke University, MOCA Shanghai, UNESCO-WHITRAP) and in Italy (eg. Peggy Guggenheim Museum, La Biennale di Venezia, UNESCO Venice Office, eAmbiente-Venice, Italian National Research Council).
Scholarships are available to support internships in Italy and worldwide mobility for research, in addition to scholarships to support Residency of Globalization Program students.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at Venice International University!