Tor Vergata University of Rome

Roma, Italy

No. Students: 43,000 No. of Academic staff: 1,490
Funding type: Public
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About

The University of Rome Tor Vergata is a public university located in Rome, Italy. It is one of the largest research-based institutions in the country. 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.

A new campus has been inaugurated at the citys Tor Vegata university in the south-eastern suburbs of the city. 950 of the planned 1,500 bed spaces are move-in ready with the remaining 550 coming on stream by March 2011. The complex opens to the first students during November. When finished the campus will be the largest in Italy.

Services

Facilities and Transportation

Campus Shuttle Bus

Connecting Tor Vergata Rail station to the campus Connecting the various buildings/schools on campus

* connecting Tor Vergata Rail station to the campus
* connecting the various buildings/schools on campus
* free
* from 8:00 18:15 MONDAY through FRIDAY

Joblinker

On-line contacts between our alumni and the job market

To be eligible for this service, students must have graduated in the last five academic years.

JobLinker provides a database with the students academic curricula as well as information on their preferences and aptitudes.

Orientation and Tutoring Center

The center can assist you in finding information and resources on academic programs and advising as well as job opportunities. Other resources are also available in terms of cultural initiatives. The latter include congresses, seminars, exhibitions, theatre, cinema, music, sports etc.

Psychological Counseling Center

A focal point for students and employees' psychological concerns and care through counseling and psychometric evaluations.

Public and Community Relations

Public utility information center on policies, facilities, services etc.

A public utility information center. The staff has access to administrative acts (law n. 241/90). Information on policies, facilities, services etc.

Recreational Sports

The university sports center offers a five-a-side soccer field, two tennis fields, a volleyball field, a basketball field

University Language Teaching Centre

* Foreign Language Courses: English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Polish
* Italian for Foreigners courses

Disability Services

Responsible: Prof. Pier Gianni Medaglia

Civil Engineering Building - Rm. 13
Via del Politecnico, 1
00133 Rome

Campus Libraries

The libraries on campus are organized by areas of study and by School.
The campus community has free access to them.
Each library autonomously decides upon entrance of the general public and guest students. The School of Engineering and the School of Law also have departmental libraries.

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