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. Foreign 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 Applications and 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
Elements of Data Mining 6
Formal Languages and Computability 6
Languages for Web and Networking Applications 6
Probability and Statistics 6
Project Management 6
Simulation and Network Performance 6
System Administration Lab 6
Predictive Analytics 6
Data Analysis 6
Operations Research 6

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

Academic calendar a.y. 2017-2018


First semester:
Lectures from September 18th to December 22nd, 2017

Second semester:
Lectures from February 5th to May 12th, 2018

January 8th – February 3rd, 2018
May 21st – June 16th, 2018
August 27th – September 15th, 2018

Degree examination
June – July, 2018
October 2018
February-March 2019


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.