On Wednesday 17 April, Venice International University hosted the presentation of the book "The Palazzo di Venezia in Istanbul", edited by Gaetano Cortese, to mark the 100th anniversary of this Diplomatic Seat to the Italian State.

Over 150 students have come from the world over to attend courses of the Spring 2019 term of the Globalization Program. This semester the courses taught by distinguished professors from VIU's member universities have reached the record number of 31, distributed across the core topics Italy, Cultures of the World and Global Challenges, and the specialization track on Environmental Management and Sustainable Development.

Among the students, three have been selected as winners of the RED (Residency-Excellence-Diversity) Scholarship:

Tonja Sabrina Dingerdissen, BA student in Sociology, Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Germany
Clara Saglietti, BA student in Global Governance, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Sun Yisheng, BA student in Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, P.R. China


Thursday, February 21, 2019
at 5 pm, Aula Magna

Exhibition on San Servolo island
Opening on 6 February 2019, 5 pm

Registration for the Spring 2019 courses has been postponed to Monday, January 14, 3 pm, Italian time.

The full list of courses with descriptions and syllabi, and the weekly schedule are now available online.


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