University of Milano-Bicocca
The University of Milano–Bicocca is a young, dynamic and multidisciplinary university located in Milan, Italy.
In the space of forteen years it has created an extensive network that includes many world-famous universities, research centres and top corporations. It offers manifold courses – Bachelors, Masters, PhDs - which will equip their students for the challenges of a complex and changing world.
Milano-Bicocca is 25th in the "THE 100 under 50" ranking published recently by Times Higher Education.
Only two Italian universities appear in the rising stars global list. Bicocca comes before Trento positioned 37th.
The ranking monitors the performance of young universities which could compete with the historical and unrivalled leaders of Anglo-saxon and American academia.
For more information, please visit the University of Milano-Bicocca website.
Department of Informatics, Systems and Communications (DISCo)
The Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication (DISCo) opened on January 1, 1999 with a teaching staff and technical administration staff who transferred from the Computer Science department of the University of Milano to the new University of Milano-Bicocca.
Since then, the department has grown and now has a teaching staff of more than thirty professors and more than forty doctoral students and researchers.
The primary objectives of DISCo are to develop teaching and research in order to significantly contribute to the innovative processes of the European and Italian productive systems and, to initiate re-launching of European research for the Information Society in the field of technology.
For more information, please visit the DISCo website.