Facts and figures
Università degli Studi dell’Insubria was founded on the 14th of July 1998. It is a public, modern and dynamic university located in Como, Varese and Busto Arsizio.
Freedom: we are a laic and pluralist University free of ideological, political and economical conditioning. We sustain the scientific research freedom, we engage in the development of critical thinking and we believe in culture as having an essential role for the society progress.
Respect: we recognize the value of diversity and we offer the same opportunities to everybody without discrimination caused by race, gender, opinion, language or religion. We consider students' success our main goal; we help them in gaining high level knowledge, skills and competences and in entering the job market.
Excellence: we rely on the excellence of our teachers and of our staff to offer to our students high quality education and facilities, to obtain brilliant results in research both on the national and international stage. We promote the development of high level collaborations and the inter- disciplinarity of research projects.
Motivation and merit: we reward our students for their commitment and for their capability in building the future. We promote the permanent education of our staff in order to constantly improve the quality of our University.
Developing knowledge, skills and attitudes today for the job of tomorrow
High quality education and high quality facilities in a student-friendly environment, combined with high level research performed by international groups to develop innovative technology and solutions
high quality education to develop key competences for entering the national and international job market
top level research in national and international groups and in inter-disciplinary fields
third mission activities to facilitate our engagement with society, industry, schools
Facts and figures
400 faculty members
320 technical and administrative staff
21 First Cycle Degrees
3 Long Single Cycle Degrees
11 Second Cycle Degrees (7 Double Degrees)
8 PhD Programs
32 Graduate Schools of Medicine
3 University Residences
1 Sports Arena
150 Exchange Agreements
150 Scholarships for Exchange Programs
30 Merit-based Scholarships
Apprenticeship for Higher Education and Research
8 Contracts for the degree in
- Mathematics (2),
- Computer Science (3 and 6 starting),
- Tourism Science (2),
- Interlinguistic and Intercultural Mediation Science (1);
- 1 Contract for the PhD in Biotechnology, Biosciences and Surgical Technologies;
1 Master in International Hospitality Management