About UNISS

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Explore UNISS, discover our history, meet our community, and learn about our commitment to the principles of equality and openness.

With over 10 thousand students across 4 campuses in Sassari, Olbia, Nuoro and Oristano, the University of Sassari promotes courses and research projects with the active engagement of the local community and its global partners, creating an equal and sustainable environment for both students and staff members.

Diversity, active participation, and international collaboration.

The rector

Massimo Carpinelli

Massimo Carpinelli

Born in Benevento (Italy) in 1964, he graduated in Physics at the University of Pisa with a research work conducted at the SLAC Laboratory of the University of Stanford. He got his Ph.D. in Pisa in 1992 with a thesis developed at the Geneva-based European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

He became a researcher in 1994 and an Associate Professor of Physics in 2001 at the University of Pisa. Since 2006, he has served as a Full Professor at the University of Sassari.

He was Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Science between 2010 and 2012, and was elected Rector of the University of Sassari in 2014.