University Ca’ Foscari of Venice

Specialization “Web Interfaces and Web Software Technologies”


This specialization aims at covering many aspects of Web software development.


The 3rd year specialization includes several courses that cover different aspects of Web programming and software development. In particular, Web technologies, Web interfaces, and software engineering principles. Students learn to work in project groups. Each course is taught in one of the two semesters. Each ECTS credit corresponds to 8 hours of lessons.


ECS core studies of 1st and 2nd years.



A B2 level in Italian language is required. It is not necessary a certification for the level.
The courses are taught in Italian, but the books and most learning material are in English. Foreing students can interact with the teachers in English and will have the opportunity to be examined in English.

Core courses of the 3rd year of specialization
Course title ECTS Credits
Human-Computer Interaction 6
Software Engineering (project) 6
Web Design 6
Web Intelligence 6
Web Technologies 6
Stage / Project (in preparation for the final exam) 6
Final Dissertation/Exam 6
Total 42


Elective courses to complete the 60 ECTS-Credits of the third year
(choose 18 credits)
Course title ECTS Credits
Algorithms and Data Structure I 6
Algorithms and Data Structure II 6
Elements of Data Mining 6
Formal Languages and Computability 6
Languages for Web and Networking Applications 6
Law for Computer-Science 6
Probability and Statistics 6
Project Management 6
Simulation and Network Performance 6
Social Media Web Apps 6
System Administration Lab 6

It is possible to attend a course on Italian language (6 ECTS)

Academic calendar a.y. 2016-2017


First semester:
Lectures from September 19th to December 23rd, 2016

Second semester:
Lectures from February 6th to May 13th, 2017

January 9th – February 4th, 2017
May 22nd – June 17th, 2017
August 28th – September 16th, 2017

Degree examination
June – July, 2017
October 2017
February-March 2018


Please contact prof. Nicoletta Cocco (e-mail, prof. Alessandra Raffaetà (e-mail and prof. Salvatore Orlando (e-mail

Deadline for a.y. 2017-2018: April 1st, 2017

In case the incoming student is also applying for an Erasmus grant, please check carefully the deadlines for Erasmus Application.