Departments of Excellence
Amongst the activities aiming to exploit the university's scientific potential, Sapienza has placed well in the funding of university departments of excellence (Bill. 232/2016 - 2017 Budget Bill).
Each university was eligible for a funding of a maximum of 15 departments. Sapienza, which was eligible for 17 departments, received support for the projects presented by 8 departments:
- Computer Science
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology
- Earth Sciences
- Molecular Medicine
- “Antonio Ruberti” Information, Control and Management Engineering
- Psychology of Development and Socialisation Processes
for a total of €58,674,425 in funding.
In order to guarantee the optimal coordination of all related activities, Sapienza appointed a control team for excellence strategy (Rector's Decree N. 663/2018).
The guidelines for departments of excellence were issued through Rector's Decree N. 1221/2018.