A few months ago, the Italian Government decided to establish a remembrance day for Dante Alighieri, and the chosen date is 25 March.
After 700 years, Italy and the world are ready to celebrate the Greatest of Poets on a special day, featuring various activities in schools, city squares, town halls and libraries.

We are glad to announce that on June 11-13 2021 we are organizing the second edition of the Venice World Multidisciplinary Conference on Republics and Republicanism.

Venice International University has been closed to students, staff and the public since March 2, 2020, in accordance with the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 issued by Decree of the Italian Prime Minister. Prior to closure, VIU had been monitoring the global situation of the Covid-19 outbreak, and is adopting the guidelines issued by the World Health Organization and the Italian Ministry of Health, in consultation with the local health authorities. VIU staff are operational via smart-working, and can be contacted by telephone or by email. 


Lectio Magistralis
"Challenges for the European Union in a Changing World"

by Hans-Gert Pöttering, politician, former President of the European Parliament

Registration for the Spring 2020 courses is now open.

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


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