VIU News

Alberto Godenzi, a member of the VIU Board of Directors, and Vice Provost for Global Engagement at Boston College died on October 20 after a short illness. He was 66.

Each semester scholarships are awarded to talented students to contribute to the cost of living in Venice for a semester, to promote excellence and diversity in the Globalization Program.

Presentation of the book "Qiddushin"
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 5 pm
Venice International University

Hackathon on Sustainable Mobility

October 26 -27, 2019
Venice International University

On the occasion of the Global Climathon day, Venice International University is co-organizing the 2019 edition of the Venice Climathon, in collaboration with Venice Calls and the CMCC - Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change. The initiative, promoted by EIT Climate-KIC, is organized as a two-day Hackathon that will take place in VIU venue on the island of San Servolo.

Wednesday, October 23
5 pm, Sala Teatro

Concert commemorating the deportation of the Jews from the island of San Servolo on October 11th, 1944

Pre-registrations for the Spring 2020 semester of the Gobalization Program are now open.

The 15-week program will include courses on Venice and Italy, Cultures of the World and Global Challenges and attract over 100 students from all over the world.

October 12, 2019, 5.30 pm
Venice International University

curated by Olimpia de Sanctis

Venice International University - San Servolo Island, Venice
Opening: Friday, 6th September 2019, 6.30 pm

Stefano Micelli & Eleonora Di Maria

Twenty years ago the TeDIS Center (now TeDIS Program on Innovation) started its activities at VIU. The main idea supporting the launch of TeDIS then was to explore how network technologies that were developing at the end of ‘90s could support value creation and sustain new business models for firms and networks. At the beginning of the new millennium the revolution of the Web and the rise of the so-called new economy was an extraordinary laboratory of experimentation in the use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in business, where new firms (such as Amazon) or new applications (the e-commerce between firms and with the consumers) appeared in the economic landscape.

Adolfo Guzzini, President Emeritus of iGuzzini Illuminazione

Thursday, September 12, 2019
at 5 pm, Aula Magna

August 28 - September 6, 2019

Japan Week in Venice is a program of events of institutional, economic, environmental and cultural nature taking place in Venice from August 27 to September 6, 2019.

The Academic Council has approved the following Intensive Graduate Activities for 2020.

Dates and application periods will be confirmed in September 2019.

In November we will launch the applications for the 2020 activities. Sign up for VIU Communications to receive notification when the Calls for Application are issued.

Registrations to courses for the Fall 2019 semester of the Gobalization Program are postponed to July 25, 3 pm Italian time.

The class schedule for the Fall 2019 Term is under completion and will be available on the VIU website (Schedules section) on July 23, after 5 pm. 

Horizon 2020 project QUESTQUality and Effectiveness in Science and Technology communication led by the VIU TEN Program investigates science communication in three strands: journalism, social media and museums. The objective is to define and support quality in science communication to the ultimate benefit of offering citizens an effective and reliable communication on scientific topics that generally have a significant impact on their daily lives (such as vaccines and climate change).

The Global Challenges Initiatives are a coordinated stream of VIU activities with a common purpose: the creation of knowledge, understanding, and skills, responding to current and future major societal challenges faced by humankind today.

The Closing Ceremony of the Spring 2019 term of the Globalization Program will take place on Thursday, 30 May 2019 at 5 pm, in the Aula Magna.

For this 5th edition, the topic of focus of the International PhD Academy is Mobility Challenges for Future Society.

May 3-5, 2019

58 papers, 16 sessions, and participation of junior and senior academics from 50 institutions.

At the General Assembly of Venice International University on 3 May, 2019 the members elected the leadership and governing bodies for a 3-year term.


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