WHERE WE ARE
The University of Salerno is located in South Italy, Campania Region. It has two Campuses: Fisciano and Baronissi about 15 km far from Salerno.
Where we are 2
Salerno is a city of about 150.000 inhabitants
it is located in a very attractive area, including many natural, archeological and cultural heritages. 3
PLACES OF INTEREST
SALERNO AND ITS HISTORY
In the middle age the city of Salerno hosted the most ancient medical school in Europe.
Around the year 1000, the principality of Salerno was extended to large part of Southern Italy.
GREAT ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE
Salerno is one of the most important cities in Europe for great contemporary architecture, with many operas designed by internationally recognized architects. The city has a very active nightlife, many jazz musicians, and one of the best lyrical programming in Italy.
SALERNO: THE INDUSTRY
The city had a strong textile industry since ‘800s
Salerno has now a large food industry and a very active seaport.
THE UNIVERSITY OF SALERNO
UNIVERSITY OF SALERNO: BASIC FACTS Founded in 1944; One of the largest University in Southern Italy Two Campuses: Baronissi and Fisciano Facilities (Halls of Residence, Canteen, Sport center, medical services, etc.)
• About 38,000 Students • 2,110 Staff • 33 Bachelor’s degrees (1st cycle) • 34 Master’s degrees (2nd cycle) • 6 One cycle full Master’s degrees (full cycle) • 14 PhD courses (3rd cycle) • 3 Postgraduate Schools
AN ENJOYABLE PLACE TO STUDY
THE MAIN LIBRARY
500.000+ products 4.000+ journals 15.000+ on line http://www.biblioteche.unisa.it/index resources
THE NEW LIBRARY
THEATRE, WEB-RADIO, WEB-TV
HALL OF RESIDENCE
SPORT FACILITIES: SWIMMING POOL, TENNIS, SOCCER ….
2 MWP PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT
ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES RATINGS
The National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes (ANVUR) has recently presented the score of Italian universities. 54.960 Italian researchers have been evaluated by 14.770 peer reviewers (31.2% foreign). A comprehensive IRFS index has been so defined: Publications (0.5) (ISI and Scopus Journals, considering Impact Factor and number of quotations) Resourse attraction (0.1) Mobility (0.1) International connections (0.1) PhD, Masters (0.1) Financial resources (0.05) Improvement (0.05) http://www.anvur.org
ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES: THE SCORES
The University of Salerno is in the top 10 positions among large Italian universities. It is the first university in Southern Italy. Many areas and departments of Salerno are in the top positions (i.e. Civil Engineering, Computer Sciences, Geology…). Its score is greater than many Italian universities ranked in the International Universities Ranking www.topuniversities.com
Present in the International University Ranking
SOME ACADEMIC PROJECTS FUNDED BY EU
Type of Project
National and Capodistrian University of Athens (Greece)
University of Salerno + 14 partners Institutions
Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)
University of Salerno +19 partners Institutions
LLP – Multilateral project Comenius
University of Salerno (Italy)
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona , Bulgarian and Italian Secondary schools
LLP – Multilateral project Grundtvig
University of Salerno (Italy)
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (E) - Uniwersytet Jagiellonski Collegium Medicum (PL) Vilniaus universiteto (LT);
SOME ACADEMIC PROJECTS FUNDED BY EU
Type of Project Title
LLP Multilateral Project Erasmus
MA European Studies
University of Innsbruck (Austria)
University of Salerno - Gent (B) – Plovdiv (BG) Thessaloniki (GR) – Lleida (E) – Luxembourg , Oslo (N) – Tampere (SF) Glamorgan (UK) Maynooth (IRL).
LLP Multilateral project
University of Salerno
Indra Software Labs S.L. ALCOBENDAS - Madrid (Spagna) Fundacio per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Learning Technologies Department - Barcelona (Spagna); Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" Faculty of Education - Sofia (Bulgaria); Coventry University - Coventry (Gran Bretagna) Ellinogermaniki Agogi - Research and Development Department- Pallini (Grecia).
International Academic Offer
Field of Study
Corvinus University (Hungary)
Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (Argentina)
Université Paris Ouest la Défense (France)
ENSICAEN – Caen (France)
SUMMER SCHOOLS Field of Study
"LAndslide Risk Assessment and Mitigation" www.laram.unisa.it
Business Study and Research
International Summer School on Software Engineering www.sesa.dmi.unisa.it/seschool/
Italian Intensive Language Courses http://www.international.unisa.it/cli/index
INCOMING STUDENTS’ INTEGRATION PROCESS The integration process is carried out by a student’s association composed of former international mobility students. They assist incoming students to: find accommodation in private rented rooms; solve didactics issues; apply for Visa procedures. They also organise linguistic exchanges,
weekly meetings and cultural trips
INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION -
Erasmus+ agreements: 560;
Cooperation agreements: more than 100;
International Mobility: more than 600 students per year to and from the University of Salerno
International academic offers : 4 joint degrees at a
Bachelor and at a Master level (the number is increasing) -
Staff mobility both ways: about 100 staff per year ;
participation in EU programmes (LLP, 7FP, EM, ...)
promotion of local partnership to develop international
ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES The University of Salerno organizes Italian language courses (L2) for incoming students. The courses will last
50 hours for a total of 5 credits. From the academic year 2014/2015 the University has planned, in addition to free courses also courses for a
fee. Students are allowed to enroll to only one course free of charge. Whoever wants to deepen the knowledge of the language
may enroll in courses for a fee) More info: www.international.unisa.it/cli/corsi
MAIN FIELDS OF STUDIES
• Humanities • Business and Management • Economics • Pharmacy • Law • Medicine • Engineering
• Languages • Sociology • Communication Science • Education science • Natural and Mathematics science • Political science.
HIGHER EDUCATION STRUCTURE IN ITALY
Three study cycles
1st cycle: Bachelor’s degree (Laurea) three years -180 credits; 2nd cycle: Master degrees (Laurea Magistrale) two years - 120 credits; «one cycle» master degrees whose lenght is five years 300 ECTS, apart from medicine that lasts six years 360 ECTS; 3rd cycle: PhD courses lasting three years.
Courses are organized in two semesters: 1st semester: starts in September/October ends in December/January Examination period: January/February/March
2nd semester: starts in February/March ends May/June Examination period: June/July/September
ASSESSMENT AND GRADING SYSTEM Exams may be taken at the end of each course, in
the established period, through a written or oral test, or both. The results of the exams passed are given with a mark based on the national system (in Italy marks are out of 30, with 18 as the pass mark).
ERASMUS MOBILITY 2007-2013 400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 0
Students out Students IN
High quality teaching and research is combined with so many places of great interests