The Governance

The Rector

El Rector Gavino Mariotti

Gavino Mariotti is Full Professor of Economic-Political Geography at the University of Sassari since 2010. His research interests initially turned to the study of environmental issues related to mining activities. This theme was then extended and integrated with the economic and local development aspects. It has carried out targeted surveys on the territory in relation to tourism with a view to the recovery and enhancement of the inland areas of Sardinia, as well as the cartographic aspects related to tourism. In recent times, research has focused on the analysis of territorial competitiveness.

Since 2015 he has been in charge of the "Environment and Territory - Data Analysis" laboratory of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (University of Sassari) within which scientific research and advanced training activities relating to topics of a geographical nature are carried out. environmental, territorial and social, cartographic and historical-geographical.

He has been a member of the Board of Directors and the Academic Senate of the University of Sassari on several occasions. From 1996 to 2002 he held the position of Director of the E.R.S.U., Regional Body for the Right to University Study of Sassari, elected by the Regional Council of Sardinia.

From 2012 to 2016 he was director of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Vice-Rector

El Vice Rector Fausto Andrea Piana

Andrea Piana
Full Professor of General and Applied Hygiene (MED / 42) at the Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences of the University of Sassari since 2006

In the period 2009-2013 he was President of the Master's Degree Course in Pharmacy and, starting from 2014, Coordinator of the Doctoral Course of Biomedical Sciences. In 2018 he was appointed President of the Visiting Professor Commission of the University of Sassari. Since 2018 he has been elected Regional Coordinator of the Italian Multidisciplinary Society for the Prevention of Infections in Healthcare Organizations (S.I.M.P.I.O.S.).

The research activity is documented by numerous scientific publications in national and international journals in the fields of hospital hygiene and epidemiology and prophylaxis of infectious and non-infectious diseases. In particular, the interest was directed on the research of resistance genes of microorganisms to antibiotics and on the epidemiology of infections caused by Human Papilloma Virus, Meningococcus and Pneumococcus, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Helicobacter pylori through the application of diagnostic techniques traditional and molecular biology.

The Academic Senate

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

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 General Manager

Marco Breschi

Marco Breschi

Full Professor of Demography since 2005

Other governing bodies

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