Università degli Studi dell’Aquila (UNIVAQ)

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University of L’Aquila

UNIVAQ counts presently 24.000 students, 644 teachers-researchers, 504 administrative and technical staff. It comprises 9 Faculties (Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Humanities, Psychology, Economics, Educational Sciences; Physical Sciences, Biotechnologies), 17 Departments, 2 Excellence Centres of Research (CETEMPS, DEWS), 3 interdepartmental Research Centres and offers 45 Bachelors, 46 Masters, 1 interfaculty Master, 22 PhD programmes, 40 specialization schools, 30 1-year specialisation courses. Internationalisation has given rise to 3 joint Bachelor and honour Bachelor degrees, 5 joint Master degrees, 1 EMMC, 4 EMA2, 1 joint PhD. In particular UNIVAQ is coordinator of a multiple Master degree in ICT. The University supports the outgoing and incoming mobility of students and teachers through the International Relations Office (IRO) and other services such as the “Centro Linguistico” for providing free language courses to incoming and outgoing students.

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For several years UNIVAQ has considered international cooperation fundamental for its development and set up a centralised International Project Office to support academic staff in answering calls for proposals within EU and international programs, managing administrative and financial  issues in projects and disseminating results and achievements. We have implemented several international projects in the fields of education, research and cooperation (LLP, Joint and multiple degrees, EMMC, Erasmus Mundus ECW, EMA2, ESF, Italy-France  double degree and joint PhD, EC-Canada, Marie Curie, FWs, Life, Foreign Affairs cooperation, 12 TEMPUS, 8 Interreg IIIA,B,C, 1 Interreg IVC,  1 EC-Canada, governmental bilateral programs). We will share our expertise in the Bologna process and in EMI (our faculties organize lectures in English within the international degrees)(WP1, 2 and 4); and will contribute actively to quality assurance (WP6) and management of the project (WP9).

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