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International cooperation is one of the main strategic goals of the University of Genoa.
Through cooperation with foreign institutions and entities, the University aims to increase educational, scientific and cultural exchanges.
The International Cooperation Development Department is in charge of promoting and managing the following activities:

Main Activities

Academic Cooperation

Academic Cooperation with foreign universities and other institutions in order to:

  • organize joint programs and promote scholarships for research, education and training development in partner universities, 
  • increase international mobility of students and university staff, 
  • strengthen cooperation in scientific research.

The project is developed, in particular, through:

  • the mobility of undergraduate and postgraduate students, faculty, professors, researchers, technical and administrative personnel, 
  • collaboration in activities of special scientific interest, including through the sharing of experience in the use of complex scientific and technical apparatus, 
  • cultural initiatives of common interest such as seminars, conferences and study meetings, 
  • development of initiatives aimed at improving governance and management, 
  • development of joint projects to be submitted for funding by the European Commission or other supranational organizations, 
  • actions aimed at communication and dissemination of knowledge acquired by carrying out the above activities.

Styping of cooperation agreements with foreign higher education institutions, aimed at promoting collaboration for the development of integrated scientific activities and joint study programs.

Official agreement templates - with or without an implementation protocol - are available in several languages.

List of concluded cooperation agreements - procedure managed by the International Cooperation Sector.

International Cooperation Projects

EU Program: ERASMUS+

Previous EU programs:

  • Alpha III
  • Erasmus Mundus
  • Tempus

Development and submission of applications for cooperation projects with institutions of EU member states and partner countries, within the framework of programs promoted by the European Commission. Management and implementation of granted projects.

Daily tasks:

  • Management of project work plan. 
  • Organization of project meetings to be held at UniGe or at partner institutions, training internships for delegations, intensive courses for JR teaching staff, mobility flows, etc. 
  • Dissemination and networking activities. 
  • Accounting and reporting activities.

Running Projects

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Cofinanziato dalla Commissione europea - EACEA

Programma ERASMUS+ KA2 - Cooperazione tra organizzazioni e istituzioni:

  • Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE)
  • Alliances for Innovation (ALL-INNO)

Establishment of National framework of Key Performance Indicators for good governance and quality towards inclusive, digital and green oriented higher education in Armenia (KPI4HE)
Project ID number: 101128552 ERASMUS-EDU-2023-CBHE-STRAND3
UniGe role: Partner
Project info


Supporting the energy transition of the building stock (SHERLOCK)
Project ID number: 101105629 ERASMUS-EDU-2022-PI-ALL-INNO
UniGe role: Coordinator
Project info


Capacity Building in Robotics & Autonomous Systems in India (IRAS-HUB)
Project ID number: 101083029 ERASMUS-EDU-2022-CBHE
UniGe role: Partner
IRAS-HUB website
Project info


Innovative Master courses supporting the improvement of the energy and carbon footprint of the Ukrainian building stock (UKRENERGY)
Project ID number: 101082898 ERASMUS-EDU-2022-CBHE
UniGe role: Coordinator
Project info


Developing Curricula for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (DeCAIR)
Project ID number: 618535-EPP-1-2020-1-JO-EPPKA2-CBHE
UniGe role: Partner
DeCAIR website


Improving internationalisation practices in South Asian higher education (MERGE)
Project ID number: 610391-EPP-1-2019-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Coordinator
MERGE website
Project info


Malaysian Sustainable University Campus Network (MYSUN)
Project ID number: 609969-EPP-1-2019-1-MY-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP
UniGe role: Partner
MYSUN website
Project info


Network for the Modernisation of the Higher Education Sector in Libya (WHEEL)
Project ID number: 598610-EPP-1-2018-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Partner
WHEEL website
Project info

Concluded Projects

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Co-financed by the European Commission - EACEA

Programme ERASMUS+ KA2 - Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE)


Towards Sustainable Financial Management of Cambodian Universities (BALANCE)
Project ID number: 598669-EPP-1-2018-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP
UniGe role: Partner
BALANCE website
Project info


On-line Quality Assurance and EUR-ACE Accreditation of Engineering Programmes in Mediterranean Area (MEDACCR)
Project ID number: 586452‐EPP‐1‐2017‐1‐IT‐EPPKA2‐CBHE‐SP
UniGe role: Coordinator
MEDACCR website
Project info


Boosting Environmental Protection and Energy Efficient Buildings in Mediterranean Region (PROEMED)
Project ID number: 573644-EPP-1-2016-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Coordinator
PROEMED website
Project info


Enhancing Quality Assurance in South Asia (EQASA)
Project ID number: 574078-EPP-1-2016-1-EL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Partner
EQASA website


Fostering Research‐based Entrepreneurship and the Development of Spin‐off Companies in Central America (FREENETWORK)
Project ID number: 573971‐EPP‐1‐2016‐1‐PA‐EPPKA2‐CBHE‐JP
UniGe role: Partner
Project info


Strengthening Climate Change Research and Innovation Capacities in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (REACT)
Project ID number: 573964-EPP-1-2016-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Partner
REACT website
Project info


Solutions Académiques pour le Territoire Euro-méditerranéen Leader d’Innovations et Transferts technologiques d’excellence (SATELIT)
Project ID number: 574015-EPP-1-2016-1-FR-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP
UniGe role: Partner
SATELIT website


Strategic support on strengthening the quality assurance structures at the private HEIs in Albania (QAINAL)
Project ID number: 561510-EPP-1-2015-1-AT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Partner
QAINAL website


Management - Innovation - Development (MIND)
Project ID number: 561539-EPP-1-2015-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Partner
MIND website


Master Degree in Innovative Technologies in Energy Efficient Buildings for RU & AM Universities & Stakeholders (MARUEEB)
Project ID number: 561890-EPP-1-2015-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
UniGe role: Coordinator
MARUEEB website

Programme ALFA III
Programme TEMPUS

Logistic Info


Head of the International Cooperation Sector:

Angelo Musaio



Last update 12/04/2024