The University of Pisa (Pisa, Italy) is a public institution with a long tradition, deeply rooted in its territory and fully integrated into the international scientific community. It has twenty departments, covering all main areas of teaching and research. It ranks high internationally, and has high-level research centres, among others, in agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and veterinary medicine.
UNIPI offers 58 undergraduate, 74 graduate and 28 doctoral programmes, 68 third cycle specialisation programmes, and about 80 shorter programmes, including an MBA.
UNIPI has an international, national, regional and local role and leads important international research and educational networks. It is engaged in projects that link its teaching and research activities and enterprise not only in local incubators but also in the key world regions, which it considers strategic, especially China, Central Asia and Latin America. Moreover, it has taken an essential role in developing ECTS and the Bologna Process; it is a crucial Tuning partner in Europe, Latin America, Central Asia and elsewhere. UNIPI is coordinator or partner in several EU projects, especially Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+.
Facing the challenges of contemporary society, UNIPI is committed to generating and disseminating knowledge, as well as training a new generation equipped with the technical and critical skills needed to face an ever-changing world of work. It has close relations with the Pisan Area of the National Research Council (13 Institutes), with the schools of excellence (Scuola Normale Superiore, Sant'Anna) in Pisa, and several Tuscan and international universities and industries.