The Governance

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.

The Vice-Rector

Luca Deidda

Luca Deidda

He graduated in Economics at the University of Pisa in 1993, specialized at the Scuola di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento S. Anna di Pisa, got a M.Sc. in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1994, and a Ph.D. in Economics at the SOAS, University of London in 1999, with a thesis on the relationship between economics and financial development.

Between 1999-2006, he served as a lecturer at the Department of Economics of the Queen Mary University of London and as a senior lecturer at the Department of Financial and Management Studies of SOAS, University of London.

He became Associate Professor in 2007 and Full Professor in 2011.

He worked as a visiting scholar at the Department of Economics of the Boston University in 2006, visiting researcher at Zurich ETH in 2005 and 2008, and at the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim in 2009. In 2013, he worked as a Fernand Braudel fellow at the Department of Economics of the European University Institute in Florence.

The Academic Senate

Mario Delitala

The Academic Senate is the main advisory body of the University, that is responsible for the coordination, planning and regulation of academic activities. It offers advice and opinions to the Board of Trustees in the fields of education, research and services available to students. It also proposes the launch or termination of curricular courses and academic hubs.

For the updated list of members, visit the official page.

The Board of Trustees

Mario Delitala

The Board of Trustees (Consiglio di amministrazione) is the strategic body of the University that is responsible for the financial management of the institution. It requests the opinion of the Academic Senate and is responsible for the launch or termination of curricular courses and academic hubs.

For the updated list of members, visit the official page.

The Director General

Guido Croci

Guido Croci

He graduated in Sociology of the Law at La Sapienza University in Rome and is an expert in efficient organizational models of public administrations and the enhancement of human resources.

He served as a top-manager at the University of Bologna (1988-2002), as Director at the University of Foggia and as Director General at the University of Sassari.

He is a member of the Giunta Nazionale del Consorzio Interuniversitario sulla Formazione (CO.IN.FO) and the Scientific Committee of the Scuola di Alta Formazione per Segretari di Dipartimento.

Other bodies

For a full organizational chart of the University of Sassari, visit the official webpage (Italian).