University of Genoa, Italy

With about 35.000 students and 1.800 faculty members, the University of Genoa (UniGe) is one of the largest universities in Italy. UniGe was establised in 1481 and is now organized into 5 Schools offering a total of 125 First Degree courses and 90 Second Degree masters. The various Schools and departments of the pubilc university are distributed around the city and are home to nearly 3000 international students.
UniGe is present in the world top 1.5% universities in all the major international rankings (QS, ARWU, THE, CWUR, US-News, Scimago, etc) and is ranked third among big Italian universities in terms of international relations. The percentage of international students at the University of Genoa is one of the highest among Italian universities and broadening our Faculty with multicultural and international members is a major commitment of UniGe.
At UniGe, research activities in Robotics at the Polytechnic School are carried out in the Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering (DIBRIS) and in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (DIME) and they are part of a study programme completely taught in English, with a unique structure compliant with international standards: continuous assessment of student performance, exam sessions synced with semesters, extended and challenging lab activities, a full-semester thesis work. Robotics Engineering strongly encourages mobility abroad for traineeships, as well as international industrial cooperation.

Areas of specialization & research activities of excellence of University of Genoa:

Software development and robot programming, mechanics and mechanical design, control systems, artificial intelligence, perception and action, human-robot interaction
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Published on November 19, 2019 Updated on May 18, 2022