Every year, the partner universities produce a programme that prepares students to tackle current global problems. The autumn semester (September to December) focuses on human and social sciences, while the spring semester (March to May) is dedicated to environmental issues. Teaching (which is aimed mainly at Master’s students, but is also open to undergraduates) is delivered in English.
Students choose from 18-20 courses in the following areas:
Specialist courses are offered in the areas below:
Various related activities are included (visits, lectures and cultural events). A weekend in another part of Italy is also organised.
The partner universities undertake to send one member of teaching staff to VIU on secondment each year. Their time there gives teaching staff the opportunity to expand their network, embark on joint research projects and discover new approaches in their field. Teaching at VIU
A call is launched every year in Autumn and Spring for the organisation of short programs ((PhD Academy, Graduate Seminar, Summer/Winter school). More information.
In addition it is possible to use the VIU facilities to organise seminars and conferences outside the period of the call. More information.