Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano

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The Niccolò Cusano University (Template:Lang-it), often simply abbreviated as "UNICUSANO" is a private university founded in 2006 in Rome, Italy.


The Niccolò Cusano University was founded by Stefano Bandecchi. The university is named after the Roman Catholic cardinal, scientist and astronomer, Nicholas of Cusa (it: Niccolò Cusano). Until 9 July 2012, the university was located in Via Casalmonferrato and Via don Orione. The university Cusano also has a publishing company the Edizioni Edicusano and a foundation for medical research - scientific Fondazione Niccolò Cusano. In 2013 a Faculty of Engineering and Psychology has been established. It provides e-learning courses, counting 94 centers. The degree courses are delivered also in English.

Edizioni Edicusano

Template:Infobox publisherIn 2006 a related publisher has been founded by Bandecchi.



These are the 6 faculties in which the university is divided into:

  • Faculty of Education Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Political Science
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Psychology


University buildings

300px The Campus is located in Via don Carlo Gnocchi, 3 - 00166 Rome. In the building there are multimedia classrooms, a theater and sports facilities.


There is a library, traditional and electronic (to the virtual library, students can access at any time).


Unicusano University provides off-campus students with about 400 places in dorms.

Research Center

Inside the campus is also located the research center of the Nicholas of Cusa University.

Presidents and rectors


  • Giovanni Iacono (2006-2012)
  • Stefano Ranucci (from 2012 )


The Rector is the highest academic authority.

  • Sebastiano Scarcella (2006-2010)
  • Giovanni Puoti (2010-2013)
  • Fabio Fortuna (from 1° October 2013)

Notable professors

  • Maurizio Costanzo
  • Alì Abukar Hayo
  • Luciano Garofano
  • Federico Girelli
  • Learco Saporito
  • Roberta Bruzzone
  • Davide Vannoni

See also

  • Fondazione Niccolò Cusano
  • Edizioni Edicusano
  • List of Italian universities
  • Rome
  • Distance education
  • Campus university



External links

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