Unitelma Sapienza

Introduction

Mission and history

Unitelma Sapienza is the only on-line Italian university that is maintained by a consortium composed of public enterprise and directly linked to the best Italian public university: the University of Rome "La Sapienza", with 130,000 students and a staff of 4,000 teachers and researchers.

Unitelma Sapienza, through the use of advanced information technology and methodologies in distance learning, promotes access to higher education, without the constraints of space, time, providing services to students and workers out of office, who are unable to attend regular educational activities. Teaching, training and research within the campus, combine the necessary economic, managerial and legal knowledge required to manage complex business within the "information society"

Unitelma Sapienza pays particular attention to the development of research, in particular within scientific and economic sectors as well as in management of information technology, with particular attention to theories, models, processes, technologies and applications for the development of a virtual campus through Internet in higher education.

A special focus is given to tutoring: we have tutors concerned with academic activities and tutors that are mainly concerned with the motivation and the achievement of career goals of the student. Both of these figures are meant to increase interactivity with students for a more cooperative learning.

Organization and management

The Chancellor who is usually a professor and an eminent figure is elected for a six year period, serves as the titular head of the University, represents the University, in academic activities and presides the Academic Senate presiding also over all major ceremonies. The present Chancellor, prof. Francesco Avallone, has for several years worked on research related to stress and organizational well-being.

The Senate is the senior academic body of the University decides on academic policy, planning, coordination and evaluation of teaching and research activities and is composed of both faculty members as well as staff members. Legally and constitutionally it is responsible for the academic activity of the University - ie, teaching and research.

The University “Department of Law and economics” is a broad-based department that caters for all academic and research activities. producing first-class research across the range of the discipline. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

The Board of Trustees is the corporate body established by Statute with complete responsibility for the government and welfare of the University and all the interests pertaining thereto including students, faculty, staff and alumni. It is represented by eminent figures from Italian academic institutions and Civil Society, Responsibilities are:

  • The determination of the major goals of the University and the approval of the policies and procedures for implementation of such goals.
  • The review and approval of the operating and capital budget of the University.
  • Such other responsibilities as law, governmental directives.
  • The University ensures that all of it’s activities are subject to quality assurance, evaluation and enhancement through periodical assessments by its main governing bodies.

International relations

Unitelma Sapienza is committed in enhancing the international level of participation for the University and its student population; in particular:

  • In opening new possibilities for student participation in EU calls for international student mobility through (Erasmus);
  • Improving the participation of the academic and administrative technical staff in EU calls for international mobility of faculty and staff;
  • Developing and producing online activities geared to an international market, also through agreements with third parties;

Within this context, the project activities include the inauguration of a section of its website in English language; the activation of training courses offered in English only (Master in International Cooperation, Finance and Development); the production of training courses in two languages (Project Planning and Project management); the English translation of some existing masters ( Neonatology); building a network with prestigious international online universities. In 2015, six teachers and two officials will travel abroad under the Erasmus program for study and research whilst for the second year round small groups of students have already participated in the Erasmus student mobility program.

The university will host the international conference on constitutional law Italy-Iberian-American (5th-8th October 2015). The university is chosen by foreign teachers to exchange research (most recent dr. Simona Guerra, Visiting Scholar, Lecturer in Politics at the University of Leicester. The university, finally, in partnership with research institutions and Italian and foreign universities , presented in 2015, the following projects under Community funding: Erasmus Plus KA2 Learn-plus "Distance learning for Knowledge and Entrepreneurship; Erasmus Plus KA3 Diversity 3.0" “Equal opportunity for Equity, Social and Inclusive Innovation" and participates in the project “Bridging the gap between public opinion and European leadership: Engaging in dialogue on the future path of Europe";

The University promotes seminars and study conferences held in presence and streamed.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

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Programs

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Master

Master in Administración de Justicia

Online Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Italy Rome

The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, as well as to the developing and upgrading of theoretical knowledge for the application of the law. [+]

Objectives The Master in "Administración de Justicia" is specific for Spanish speaking professionals who wish to acquire practical tools to improve the exercise of the judicial function, as well as to the developing and upgrading of theoretical knowledge for the application of the law. All materials contain both theoretical and practical implementation within the judiciary context in both judicial and administrative aspects, as well as government law. The course is offered only in Spanish. Level Enrollment is only for postgraduate candidates - Master's degree (60 ECTS - Credits). Main contents PART ONE 1. Theory of Law and Justice. 2. Constitutional Law. 3. Analysis of new trends in law. 4. Government judiciary. 5. Access to justice and alternative methods of conflict resolution. 6. Judicial Administration and Management. SECOND PART 7. Judicial Ethics. 8. Legal security. 9. Reasoning judicial interpretation and structuring of sentences. 10. The information and communications technology applied in the administration of justice. 11. Methodology of case resolution. 12. The criminal policy: Public safety and justice system. Target audience and Admission requirements The Master is open to all Latin American participants working in the legal world with a degree in law judges, prosecutors, lawyers, defenders of justice, as well as all those engaged in administrative aspects within the judiciary department. Evidence of satisfaction of the admission requirements for this course will be requested to participants after enrollment. [-]

Master in International Cooperation, Finance and Development

Online Full time 1 year Open Enrollment Italy Rome

The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed countries. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management, and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework. [+]

Objectives The Master focuses on issues related to development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well as in the backward areas of developed countries. It also offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management, and aims to provide a broad education in international cooperation and economic development, enabling students to acquire the knowledge and critical understanding necessary to make a significant contribution to the management of public and private policies within the international cooperation framework. Therefore, the Master graduates will be prepared to manage international cooperation and development projects in different sectors, consistently with their training and experience, within a variety of organizations including International institutions, Public Administration, NGOs, Private companies. Content The Master is divided into 5 sections and focuses on issues related to the development and growth both in developing and emerging countries as well in the backward areas of developed countries. It offers some knowledge on planning practices and project management. Understanding the processes of social change, economic development, globalization and international trade within different political, cultural, economic and environmental contexts, are the focus of the Master course. Faculty and tutorship The faculty is highly qualified and comprises of Nabylah Abo Dehman, Mario Carta, Andrea Carteny, Valeria Cirillo, Emanuela Ferreri, Dario Guarascio, Enrica Imbert, Francesca Romana Lenzi, Massimo Mamberti, Sergio Marchisio, Gabriele Natalizia, Mariella Pandolfi, Roberto Pasca di Magliano, Daniel Pommier Vincelli. Master Director is Roberto Pasca di Magliano, full professor of Economics. All participants in the Master are assisted by tutors, who support students in their study, promote discussion forums, activate webinars and supervise the elaboration of project works. Admission requirements and career opportunities Completion of an undergraduate degree, obtained after a minimum of 3 years of study (180 ECTS), is required to enroll in the Master. The Master graduates will be prepared to manage international cooperation and development projects in different sectors, consistently with their training and experience, within a variety of organizations including International institutions, Public Administration, NGOs, Private companies. Duration The Master lasts one year and grants 60 credits (ECTS), after passing the Master degree final exam. Access to the platform will be allowed for a period of twelve months from the date of enrolment. [-]

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