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Università Iuav di Venezia

Università Iuav di Venezia

Università Iuav di Venezia


Università Iuav di Venezia

Iuav has long been recognised as one of the best design and art Schools in Europe and across the world. It is the only university in Italy to provide thorough education and training in architecture, urban planning, design, visual arts, theater and fashion.

It is deep-rooted in tradition but truly committed to innovation. Its workshops give students the opportunity to interact with high-profile teachers and world-level professionals. Iuav is an international university that offers courses and internships both in Italy and abroad and encourages student exchanges. It teaches the knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure successful entry into the world’s job market.

It is a widely recognised school of excellence in an unparalleled city – Venice – famous for its beauty, culture and lifestyle.

Syllabuses, courses and learning and workshop activities are organised in 4 undergraduate degree programmes and 6 graduate degree programmes covering the fields of architecture, design, fashion, visual arts, urban and regional planning and theatre. In addition, Iuav offers advanced specialisation courses and 8 PhDs.

Fees are based on income, merit and the student’s personal situation. Scholarships and other funding opportunities are granted each year.

High-achieving international candidates have the chance to apply for the “Study@Iuav” programme that offers scholarships and tuition fee waivers and other benefits.

Iuav welcomes students with disabilities and ensures them an accessible learning environment.


  • Venice

    Santa Croce,191, 30135, Venice