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University of Rome Tor Vergata
Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata
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Established 1982
Type State-supported
Rector Prof. Alessandro Finazzi Agrò
Staff 1,873
Students 38,716
Location Rome, Italy
Sports teams CUS Roma (http://www.cusroma.org/)
Website www.uniroma2.it/

The University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italian: Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata) is a university located in Rome, Italy. It is one of the largest research-based institutions in Italy. The University is an international center for research and education and it is well known for scientific studies. In recent years the activity of technology transfer and cooperation with other public and private organizations in different fields has obtained an increasingly important role. The University Hospital is located in a 600-hectares-campus, and it is considered a flagship of the University. It is well equipped with diagnostic and therapeutic vanguard structures and it has become a reference model at national and international levels.

The University of Rome Tor Vergata was established in 1981 with the goal of providing high quality education for students preparing to meet the ever-evolving needs and opportunities of the 21st century workforce. Located in the South-Eastern suburb of Rome, easily reachable by bus, the University is an academic establishment which combines a liberal arts tradition with emphasis on career orientation in the field of Economics, Engineering, Sciences and Medicine.

The university occupies a large park area outside the Grande Raccordo Anulare highway connection, in the eastern sector of the city. Its current president is Renato Lauro, a professor in the Medicine and Surgery faculty.

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Organization

The university is divided into six schools:

Scholars

  • Lucio Russo
  • Mario Perniola
  • Franco Peracchi
  • Giovanni Toniolo
  • Riccardo Faini (died in 2007)
  • Luigi Paganetto
  • Leonardo Becchetti
  • Gustavo Piga
  • Stefano Fenoaltea

See also

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Coordinates: 41°51′13″N 12°36′12″E / 41.85361°N 12.60333°E / 41.85361; 12.60333

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