Federico II University of Naples (UNINA) is the most ancient publicly funded university in Europe. Nowadays the University offers courses in all academic disciplines, leading to more than 155 graduate level degrees. Its educational network includes high level professional training programs, while maintaining excellence in all fields of education and research.
Research facilities provide support to all these courses. Students are given the opportunity to pursue intellectual development as well as the acquisition of professional and soft skills. Current student enrolment nears 86,000 and the academic personnel, at this time, is 2532 units.
UNINA’s structure is currently made up by 3 Schools (Science and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology for Life), hosting 26 Graduate Schools, 26 Departments and 2597 Teachers (Professors, Associate Professors and Researchers).
UNINA strives to consolidate and develop its role at the international level. To this end, one of its highest priorities consists in nurturing relationships, both within Italy and worldwide. Its students are relentlessly encouraged in the pursuit of excellence, at home and abroad. Its staff and students take part in a variety of exchange programs, within Europe, the Americas and Asia. UNINA’s educational network is being geared towards the establishment of life-long, high level professional training programs, while maintaining excellence in all fields of education and research. Federico II University is leading and partnering in a number of projects from the European programs, from FP7/H2020 ones to Interreg, ESPON Horizon and Erasmus+.
The UNINA Unit leading this application is L.U.P.T. “Raffaele d’Ambrosio” Centre. LUPT is an Interdepartmental Research Centre of the Federico II University. It gathers more than 100 professors and researchers in humanities and STEM disciplines, as well as 14 members of the technical and administrative staff and some research fellows and consultants.