Universita Degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy

With the motto “Renovabitur ut Aquilae juventus tua”, the University of L’Aquila finds its origin in the 15th century. It is a public teaching and research institution offering a full range of academic programs including biotechnologies, sciences, economics, engineering, education, humanities, medicine, psychology, and sport sciences. With 7 departments, the University of L’Aquila offers its over 19,000 enrolled students 69 degree courses (divided between bachelor and master degrees), 9 research doctorate programs, specialization schools, specializing–master courses and vocational courses. Many members of its distinguished faculty of about 600 professors and researchers have received international recognition and are considered leaders in their fields of research. The University of L’Aquila has also two centers of excellence (CETEMPS and DEWS) and three research centers (CERFIS, DMTA, M&MOCS).

The University of L’Aquila is also responsible for running the Alpine Botanical Garden situated near the cableway on the Gran Sasso, which extends for 3,000 sq meters and conserves plant life from the Gran Sasso, endemic central Apennine plant life, primitive alpine plants, originating from the Eastern Balkans and medicinal plants. Research and teaching in Physics benefit from its associations with the underground nuclear physics Gran Sasso National Laboratory (LNGS). There, in the 1980s, the National Institute for Nuclear Physics built beside the motorway tunnel through the Gran Sasso laboratories where, protected by 1400 meters of rock, research in astrophysics, cosmology, nuclear physics and geophysics is carried out. Professors and researchers of the University of L’Aquila have established links with the Gran Sasso Science Institute, an international PhD school and a center for advanced studies in physics, mathematics, computer science and social sciences located in L’Aquila. The departments of the University of L'Aquila have also established links with research centers all over the world.

The E-PiCo program

The E-PiCo program is supported by the Department of Information Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics at University of L’Aquila, which represents an internationally recognized pole for teaching and research in information engineering, computer science, and pure and applied mathematics. The Department offers degree programs in both Italian and English, which aim to prepare experts in ICT & Math disciplines, with a strong focus on methodology and interdisciplinary approach. Our students receive the skills and expertise they need to grasp the many opportunities offered by the rapid developments in our fields of interest. The Automatic Control Group and the ICT for Energy Group are the main actors of the E-PiCo program offered at the University of L’Aquila.

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Published on July 19, 2019 Updated on November 4, 2020