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 persons:
Prof. Umberto Romeo, Dep: Sc. Odontostomatologiche e Maxillo Facciali
Prof. Antonio Angeloni, Dep: di Medicina Sperimentale
Prof. Paolo Villari, Dep: Sanità pubblica e Malattie Infettive

ACPN - (Advances in Cleaner Production Network)

The Advances in Cleaner Production Network (ACPN) is an international network of researchers in different disciplines involved in sustainability issues. The ACPN is organized in the form of network formed by Sustainability Centers, which are administered by researchers at the Paulista University (UNIP) and its partners. The Inter-University Centre for Sustainability of UNIP is connected to several Sustainability Regional Centers: University of Kent (Africa), Beijing Normal University (Asia), Firenze University (Europe), University of the Coast (South America), Illinois Institute of Technology and Manitoba University (North America) University of Sonora (Center America and Carribean) and Deakin University (Oceania). Currently, the ACPN involves approximately 215 educational and research institutions from 51 countries in 5 continents. 

Contact persons
Prof. D’Adamo,  Dep: Ing.Informatica. Automatica e Gestionale Antonio Ruberti
Prof. D’Angelico, Dep: Ing.Informatica, Automatica e Gestionale Antonio Ruberti

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 persons
Prof. Irene del Monaco , Architettura e Progetto
Prof. Lorenzo Imbesi,, Facoltà di Architettura Direttore del Centro interdipartimentale Sapienza design research
Prof. Umberto Romeo, Dep: Sc.Odontost. e Maxillo Facciale

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.

Contact persons
Prof. Paola D’Angelo, Dip.Chimica
Prof. Vito D’Andrea, Dip. di Scienze Chirurgiche
Prof. Mattia Giovanni Crespi, Dep: Ingegneria civile, edile e ambientale

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, Dep: Storia, antropologia, religioni, arte, spettacolo, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia

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. Andrea Carteny

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, Dep: Fisiol.e Farmacol.”Vittorio Erspamer”

PEGASUS (Partnership of a European Group of Aeronautics and Space UniversitieS)

PEGASUS is an international network of European aeronautics and space universities, founded in 2008, comprising more than twenty European universities in aeronautical or space engineering. PEGASUS's mission is to offer aerospace high-quality educational and research programmes and to boost collaboration between partners, also through participation in thematic working groups, including "Quality Assurance for European Aerospace Engineering Education", which defines the path for quality assurance in aerospace education, and "Best Practices in Education", which monitors aerospace engineering education in the network universities.

Contact person: Prof. Paola Nardinocchi, Structural and Geotechnical Engineering Department - Prof. Franco Mastroddi, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

Website: Network – PEGASUS (

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, Dep: Scienze Giuridiche

SGroup - Universities in Europe

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. Francesca Giofrè, Dep: Architettura e Progetto

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 persons: 
Prof. Mara Matta , Istit. Italiano Studi orientali
Prof. Romana Andò, Dep: Storia Antrop.Relig.Arte Spettacolo

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, Dep: Fisiol. e Farmacol.”Vittorio Erspamer”

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. Carlo Cereti, Dep: Scienze dell’Antichità


The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) is a global network of over 250 universities, centres, institutes and research bodies, involving scholars and researchers from 26 countries in Asia, Africa, America, Europe, South America and the Pacific.  It is the largest network in the world to connect humanities scholars.

Contact person: Prof. Mara Matta, Dep: ISO - ITALIAN INSTITUTE OF ORIENTAL STUDIES N.43/ISO

CESAER (Conference of European Schools of Advanced Engineering Education and Research)

CESAER is an international network founded in 1990 as a not-for-profit association under Belgian law, comprising 53 universities from 26 countries, academies, research centres of excellence, polytechnics and engineering faculties in Europe and internationally.

Contact Persons: Prof. Antonio D'Andrea, Fabio Grasso and Riccardo Faccini, as Deans of the Faculties of Civil and Industrial Engineering, Information Engineering, Computer Science and Statistics, and Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences respectively.

UN-GGIM Academic Network

International network founded in 2016 under the United Nations, bringing together universities and research and education centres involved in research, development and education on geospatial and spatial information.

UN-GGIM, through the Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, aims to address global challenges regarding the use of geospatial information, including in the development agendas (the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreements on climate change, Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction and others) and to serve as a body for global policymaking in the field of geospatial information management.

Contact person: Prof. Mattia Crespi, Department of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering.


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