ACIEK 2019. Verona
The University of Verona
The University of Verona targets innovation and high-quality teaching and research. It is organized in 12 Departments and 13 Research Centers, with 22,000 students and 720 professors. It offers 62 bachelor programs, 34 master programs, 17 PhD programs.
The University of Verona cultivates strong links and collaborative relationships with the local community and the business environment. Over the last years, the University of Verona has further strengthened its internationalization strategies, both for research and teaching. Exchange agreements with more than 100 universities are active for both faculty and students alike.
The Department of Business Administration, with 52 professors and researchers, includes three research centers and offers 7 bachelor programs, 11 master programs, and one PhD program with approximately 5,000 students.
Il Sole 24 Ore, the most important business newspaper in Italy, ranked the University of Verona as the best Italian university in 2014 and 2015. This survey is based on both education and research performance indicators. The University of Verona achieved the maximum score of 99 out of 100 as for the indicators of research performance.
The City of Verona
The historic city of Verona was founded by the Romans in the 1st century B.C. It particularly flourished under the rule of the Scaliger family in the 13th and 14th centuries and under the Republic of Venice from the 15th to 18th century. Verona has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its many beautiful historical buildings, dating back to the Roman empire, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance periods. The name of Verona is also known all over the world because this city is the setting of Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet.