Globalization Program (Students)
- Multicultural, International, Interdisciplinary
- 3 ½ month program for Bachelor and Master students
- 140 students each semester
- 20+ nationalities
- 25+ courses (English is language of instruction)
- Each course = 3hrs per week = 6 ECTS
- Opens on October 15 of previous year
- Closes at 3pm on the Wednesday of the Orientation Week (February 17 for
2nd Semester of AY 2020-21 - Spring 2021).
- Opens on May 3
- Closes at 3pm on the Wednesday of the Orientation Week (September 8 for
Fall 2021 semester).
|PhD Academies (Students)|
Interdisciplinary workshops on major societal challenges faced by humankind today, with parallel training program for proactive research career development within academia or in the private sector. 5-7day event. No fees.
Grant support is also available to support, partially or fully, the costs of international travel and accommodation.
All academies have different dates and span out throughout the year. Please visit the website for more information on offered academies and exact dates.
|Graduate Seminars (Students)|
Thematic intensive seminars, on a focused topic. Aim to develop interdepartmental collaboration.
No participation fees. Grant support is also
available to support, partially or fully, the costs of
international travel and accommodation.
All seminars have different dates and span out throughout the year. Please visit the website for more information on offered academies and exact dates.
|Summer and Winter Schools (Students)|
Intensive taught programs. The goal of these interdisciplinary summer schools is to disseminate knowledge among students (undergrad, master’s, PhD, post-doc) and young academics, and to establish and reinforce research networks among the VIU community. Fees range from €300 to €1200, half fees for students of member universities.
Students from VIU member universities: € 650 VAT included. The fees will cover tuition, course materials, lunches in the San Servolo cafeteria (6 working days on campus), social events.
Student participants will be responsible for covering their own travel expenses to and from Venice and local transportation. Accommodation available on San Servolo Island Campus
All schools have different dates and span out throughout the year. Please visit the website for more information on offered academies and exact dates.
|Lectureships in the Globalization Program (Staff)|
Venice International University invites tenured professors (or equivalent, as defined by the home university) from one of the member universities or experienced scholars in employment at the Italian National Research Council to teach one or more courses during a semester of the Globalization Program at Venice International University.
Candidates must be full-time employees at a member university or the Italian National Research Council.
Two professors per year to teach in the Globalization Program per member institution.
Each teaches two courses for one 15-week semester, receiving a travel and accommodation and subsistence allowance of €8,500.
The necessary tax deductions will be applied at source.
Two deadlines each year for submitting course proposals:
March 15 and September 15 every year.
Next deadline exceptionally extedended to September 30: course proposals for AY 2023-2024, AY 2024-2025 and AY 2025-2026
|Lectureships in the Globalization Program (Summer Sessions) (Staff)|
In 2022 VIU is introducing Summer Session with the aim of extending the opportunities to study and teach at VIU. This Summer Session is an opportunity for professors who, due to teaching, research, administrative or personal commitments, are otherwise unable to spend a full semester at VIU.
Summer Sessions will be 4 weeks in total.
Professors teaching one 40-hour course in the Summer Session of Venice International University will be paid €3,000 gross. The necessary tax deductions will be applied at source.
• Courses from any discipline can be proposed. Courses must be suitable for BA and MA students and must take into consideration that VIU students come from different cultural backgrounds (with about 20 nationalities represented in a semester) and from different academic traditions.
• Each course must consist of 40-hours. 36 hours of in-class tuition + 4 hours of extra activities (thus 9 hours/week in-class).
• Professors may consider team teaching solutions, either with colleagues from their own university or in other VIU member universities.
The next Call for applications for Lectureships in the Summer Session 2024 will be published in December 2023.