Founded in 1175, The University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Unimore) is one of the oldest universities in the world and it is considered one of the best universities in Italy for teaching and research. It is ranked first in Italy for teaching in the Engineering and Agriculture sectors, second in the Healthcare, Economics and Statistics sectors and third in the Foreign Languages sector by the national ranking published by Censis-Repubblica in 2015-2016.
The Universitys performance is periodically evaluated at international (International Rankings and OCSE) and national (Ministry of Education, ANVUR Agency and Censis) level through specific parameters that use to confer a key role to the internationalization process.
Unimore developed a sound international strategy with over 1,000 students per year, both incoming and outgoing, involved in international mobility programs and a solid international research activity with partners located in every continent.
Its international strategy is detailed in the Erasmus Policy Statement (EPS) and it is based on the following objectives:
This policy has been reaffirmed in the Unimore Strategic Plan, specifying that the University is aiming at widening its collaboration activity in every continent as well as at implementing actions dedicated to specific countries like China, Vietnam, India, Brazil and the English-speaking world.
Unimores Internationalization Project, still confirming the importance of the international activities already implemented and aiming at guaranteeing students mobility on one side and didactic and scientific cooperation on the other, is based on four main vectors: