Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano

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Coordinates: 41°54′46″N 12°23′36″E / 41.91278°N 12.39333°E / 41.91278; 12.39333

Niccolò Cusano University
Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano
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Latin: Universitas Nicolaus Cusanus
Motto Mens ingenii verbum
Established 10 May 2006
Type Private
President Stefano Ranucci
Rector Prof. Fabio Fortuna
Students 11,610[1]
Location Rome, Italy
Campus Urban
Sports teams Aurelia nuoto unicusano
Website www.unicusano.it

The Niccolò Cusano University (Italian: Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano), often simply abbreviated as "UNICUSANO" is a private university founded in 2006 in Rome, Italy.[2][3]


The Niccolò Cusano University was founded by Stefano Bandecchi. The university is named after the Roman Catholic cardinal, scientist and astronomer, Nicholas of Cusa (it: Niccolò Cusano). Until 9 July 2012, the university was located in Via Casalmonferrato and Via don Orione. The university Cusano also has a publishing company the Edizioni Edicusano and a foundation for medical research - scientific Fondazione Niccolò Cusano. In 2013 a Faculty of Engineering and Psychology has been established. It provides e-learning courses, counting 94[4] centers. The degree courses are delivered also in English.

UNICUSANO has academic partnership with the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil), Foreign Trade University(Vietnam).

Edizioni Edicusano[edit]

Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano
Parent company Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano
Founded 2006
Founder Stefano Bandecchi
Country of origin Italy
Headquarters location Rome, Via don Carlo Gnocchi 3
Publication types Academic publishing
Official website [1]

In 2006 a related publisher has been founded by Bandecchi.



These are the 6 faculties in which the university is divided into:

  • Faculty of Education Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Political Science
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Psychology


University buildings[edit]

Nicholas of Cusa University (Campus)

The Campus is located in Via don Carlo Gnocchi, 3 - 00166 Rome. In the building there are multimedia classrooms, a theater and sports facilities.[5]


There is a library, traditional and electronic (to the virtual library, students can access at any time).


Unicusano University provides off-campus students with about 400 places in dorms.

Research Center[edit]

Inside the campus is also located the research center of the Nicholas of Cusa University.

Presidents and rectors[edit]



The Rector is the highest academic authority.

Notable professor[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Anagrafe studenti MIUR, 12 September 2013; accessed 30 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Studiare è bene, online è meglio". bussinespeople.it. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "UniCusano e le ragioni del successo". Freeonline. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Learning Center Cusano
  5. ^ "Alla Cusano non solo tecnologia, ma anche Campus e natura". Universando. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Maurizio Costanzo è uno dei nuovi docenti dell'Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano". Le Novae. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 

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