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International Cooperation

International cooperation is one of the main goals of the University of Genoa.

By cooperating with foreign institutions and stakeholders, the University aims at increasing educational, scientific and cultural exchanges.

The promotion and management of the following activities are carried out by the

International Cooperation Sector

Head of Sector

Angelo Musaio

Office Staff

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Main Activities

Academic Cooperation

Academic Cooperation with foreign Universities and other Institutions in order to:

  • organise joint programmes, and promote scholarships for research, education and training development in the Partner Universities
  • increase the international mobility of University students and staff
  • enhance cooperation in the field of scientific research

may be developed in particular through:

  • mobility of undergraduate and postgraduate students, lecturers, professors, researchers, technical and administrative personnel
  • collaboration in activities of particular scientific interest, also through the sharing of experience in the use of complex technical/scientific apparatus
  • cultural initiatives of common interest such as seminars, lessons and study meetings
  • development of initiatives aimed at improving governance and management
  • development of joint projects to be presented for funding by the European Commission or other supranational organisations
  • actions aimed at communication and dissemination of knowledge acquired by the performance of the above mentioned activities.

Stipulation of cooperation agreements with foreign institutions of higher education, aimed at fostering collaboration for the development of integrated scientific activities and joint study programmes.

Official agreement templates - with or without the implementing protocol - are available in several languages.

List of the stipulated cooperation agreements (procedure managed by the International Cooperation Sector).

International Cooperation Projects

Current EU Programme: ERASMUS+

Past EU Programmes:

Development and presentation of applications for cooperation projects with institutions of EU Member States and Partner Countries, in the framework of Programmes promoted by the European Commission. Management and implementation of the granted projects.

Day-to-day tasks:

  • Strategic, administrative and operational management for implementing the financed projects (UniGe as coordinator or partner).
  • Projects workplan management. Organization of project meetings to be held at UniGe or at Partner Institutions, training internship for delegations, intensive courses for JR teaching staff, mobility flows, etc.
  • Dissemination and networking activities.
  • Accounting activities and reporting.

Running Projects

Co-financed by the European Commission - EACEA

Programme - Actions: ERASMUS+ KA2 "Cooperation among organizations and institutions" - Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE); Alliances for Innovation (ALL-INNO)

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Supporting the energy transition of the building stock (SHERLOCK)Coordinator 



Innovative Master courses supporting the improvement of the energy and carbon footprint of the Ukrainian building stock (UKRENERGY)




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Developing Curricula for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (DeCAIR)


Improving internationalisation practices in South Asian higher education (MERGE)

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Malaysian Sustainable University Campus Network (MYSUN)

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Network for the Modernisation of the Higher Education Sector in Libya (WHEEL)

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WHEEL project info

WHEEL KOM Press release

WHEEL KOM Programme

Concluded Projects

Co-financed by the European Commission - EACEA

Programme: ERASMUS+ KA2 - Capacity Building in Higher Education

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Towards Sustainable Financial Management of Cambodian Universities (BALANCE)

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On-line Quality Assurance and EUR-ACE Accreditation of Engineering Programmes in Mediterranean Area (MEDACCR)

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CoordinatorMEDACCR project info

Boosting Environmental Protection and Energy Efficient Buildings in Mediterranean Region (PROEMED)

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CoordinatorPROEMED project info

Enhancing Quality Assurance in South Asia (EQASA)

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Fostering Research‐based Entrepreneurship and the Development of Spin‐off Companies in Central America (FREENETWORK)

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PartnerFREENETWORK project info

Strengthening Climate Change Research and Innovation Capacities in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (REACT)

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REACT project info



Solutions Académiques pour le Territoire Euro-méditerranéen Leader d’Innovations et Transferts technologiques d’excellence (SATELIT)

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Strategic support on strengthening the quality assurance structures at the private HEIs in Albania (QAINAL)

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Management - Innovation - Development (MIND)

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Master Degree in Innovative Technologies in Energy Efficient Buildings for RU & AM Universities & Stakeholders (MARUEEB)

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Programme: ALFA III


Programme: TEMPUS

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Last update 29/05/2023