Warwick has had a connection with Venice since 1967, when a group of History students and staff spent a term studying the Renaissance in this beautiful, historic city.
Now every September, around 80 students of History, History of Art (including modern art), and Renaissance Studies come for ‘The Venice Term’ (more than 100 students attended in September 2016). They spend three months in the city and study its history, buildings and works of art — a unique experience.
After so many years, Warwick plays a full part in Venetian life:
- our students compete every year in the rowing contest of the Regata Storica;
- we participate in the annual ‘Incroci di Civiltà’ literary festival and ‘Art Night Venezia’. We were a key partner in the exhibition, ‘Per il bene della pace’, held in the Palazzo Ducale, 2014-2015. In 2016 Warwick staff mounted an exhibition on “Venice and Aristotle” in the State Rooms of the Museo Correr and world-famous Marciana library.
- both our staff and students greatly value our collaboration with Venetian cultural institutions, particularly Ca’ Foscari University.