Sapienza University is a member of several European and international inter-university networks. The university plays an active role in promoting research, international rankings, PhD and mobility programmes, new collaborations, best practices, the mobility of professors and researchers, new partnerships and projects that increase Sapienza’s international prominence and excellence.

Sapienza is a member of the following networks:

AAHC - Association of Academic Health Centres

AAHCI is an organization seeking to improve health and well-being worldwide by assisting developed and developing academic health centers and systems to best align their missions of health professions education, research, and patient care.
Contact person: prof. Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks

EUA - European University Association

The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 universities and national rectors’ conferences in 48 European countries. Through continuous interaction with a range of other European and international organisations, EUA ensures that the independent voice of European universities is heard. EUA plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and in influencing EU policies on higher education, research and innovation.
Contact person: prof. Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks

EUA CDE - Council for Doctoral Education

The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) was launched in 2008 at the initiative of the European University Association, responding to a growing interest in doctoral education and research training in Europe The main objective of EUA-CDE is to strengthen the doctoral research capacity of European universities to attract and shape talented early-stage researchers in a competitive and global environment.

EURAS - Eurasian Universities Union

Lauched in 2008, EURAS is the union covering universities and other higher education institutions within Eurasian region. It promotes cooperation among over 90 universities from all across West and Central Europe, Balkans, Caucasus, Middle East as well as the whole of Asia and works for the global advancement of educational standards in the Eurasian region.
Contact person: prof. Fabio Grassi, EURAS Executive Board Member

IAU - International Association of Universities

Founded in 1950, under the auspices of UNESCO, the International Association of Universities (IAU) is the leading global association of higher education institutions and organisations from around the world. It brings together the institutions and organisations of about 120 countries and collaborates with various national, international and regional organisations that are active in the field of higher education. The association has the objective to promote the principles of liberty and justice, human dignity and solidarity through instruction and research and through international cooperation it contributes to the development and assistance of European higher education.
Contact person: prof. Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks

M8 ALLIANCE - M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies

The M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies is a unique network of 25 leading international academic health centers, universities and research institutions, and includes the InterAcademy Partnership, which represents all National Academies of Medicine and Science. The M8 Alliance acts as an academic think-tank for the World Health Summit.
Contact person: prof. Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks

SAR - Scholars at Risk

Scholars at Risk began at the University of Chicago in 1999. It is an international network of institutions and individuals whose mission it is to protect scholars suffering grave threats to their lives, liberty and well-being and promote academic freedom.
Contact person: prof. Giuliana Scognamiglio, Rector's Delegate for Equal Opportunities

SGroup - SGroup European Universities' Network

The SGroup European Universities' Network aims to strengthen the institutional capacities of its member universities to reinforce their international visibility, to expand their collaboration opportunities in education and research and to improve the quality of their governance, teaching, research and administrative practices. It seeks to achieve this through the transfer of knowledge, the development of strategic alliances and the improvement of intercultural understanding.
Contact person: prof. Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks

TETHYS - Consortium of Euro-Mediterranean Universities

Téthys is a network supported by Aix-Marseille University. It brings together the main universities of the Maghreb, Mashreq and Southern European countries. It aims to foster cultural and scientific exchange to enable the construction of the Euro-Mediterranean Area of ​​Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
Contact person: prof. Francesca Giofrè

UNICA - Institutional Network of the Universities from the Capitals of Europe

UNICA is a community of the Universities of the European Capitals, founded in 1990, acting as a catalyst for the advancement, integration and cooperation of Member Universities throughout Europe as a means of social understanding, global collaboration, and sustainable development. Prof. Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks, has been elected President for the period 2016-2019.
Contact person: prof. Luciano Saso, Deputy Rector for European University Networks

UNIMED - Unione delle Università del Mediterraneo

UNIMED, the Mediterranean Universities Union is an association of Universities from the countries of the Mediterranean basin. It counts 118 Universities coming from 23 countries of both shores of Mediterranean.  UNIMED’s aim is to develop research and education in the Euro-Mediterranean area in order to contribute to scientific, cultural, social and economic cooperation.
Contact person: prof. Bruno Botta, Deputy Rector for International Relations


Area per l'Internazionalizzazione

Daniela Magrini 
T (+39) 06 4991 0435 (int. 20435)

Silvia Sebastiani
T (+39) 06 4969 0428 (int. 30428)
Claudia Fiorani
T (+39) 06 4991 0978 (int. 20978)


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