Undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the University iuav of Venice:

Why study at Iuav?


Degree programmes and courses in English, a wide network of worldwide partners in teaching and research, several visiting academics and professionals and a vibrant student community from all over the world make Iuav an international university.


Here are some reasons why studying at UniversitÓ Iuav di Venezia is a great choice.



world-class education


UniversitÓ Iuav di Venezia is one of the leading universities in Italy, Europe and across the world in the fields of architecture, design, fashion, visual arts, urban and regional planning, and theatre.

The cross-cutting nature of Iuav study programmes broadens the scope of individual disciplines and training in line with the world’s ongoing transformations.



located in Venice, open to the world


Iuav is strategically and conveniently located in the heart of Venice historical centre, with great benefits for students in terms of cultural and sports opportunities.

Internationalization is one of Iuav key features, with a wide range of international mobility opportunities and many international students enrolled in a study programme.



interdisciplinarity and practical experience


Iuav combines a renowned tradition with a strong commitment to permanent innovation while putting the design process at the core of the whole educational experience.

Interdisciplinarity is key to broadening the scope of disciplines while building competencies in line with today’s world transformations. Iuav study programmes are based on practical experience through intensive workshops led by internationally renowned lecturers and professionals.



varied postgraduate specialisation programmes


The postgraduate specialisation programmes and courses and a PhD programme complete the educational path of bachelor’s and master’s degrees with varied advanced training opportunities.



career development


Iuav provides students with a wide range of internship opportunities and workshops to support students in finding their way into the labour market.

90% of Iuav graduates find a job within 3 years after graduation (Almalaurea 2020)



outstanding facilities and services


Iuav offers students and staff excellent facilities for study and research in well-equipped buildings, including a library, one archivio progetti and some educational labs.

Iuav is committed to granting welcoming and high-quality administrative support to all students.



sustainable Iuav


Iuav is part of RUS – Rete Italiana delle UniversitÓ per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (Italian Network of Universities for Sustainable Development).

Through a dedicated working group, Iuav promotes actions, events and projects to support a more sustainable approach to space, environment and people while encouraging responsible lifestyles to reduce the environmental impact and improve the quality of the university experience and the relationship with the city of Venice.