University Carlo Cattaneo
|Carlo Cattaneo University (LIUC)|
|Libera Università Carlo Cattaneo|
|Rector||Prof. Valter Lazzari|
The Carlo Cattaneo University (Italian: Libera Università Carlo Cattaneo, LIUC) is a proprietary, for-profit, accredited university located in Castellanza, Italy. It was founded in 1991 as a joint venture between Italian corporations who provided the initial funding and continued to provide support and guidance, under the seal of the Industrial Association of the Province of Varese (UNIVA) and is organized in three Faculties (Business & Economics, Business Law and Management Engineering). The University is named after Carlo Cattaneo, a nineteenth-century local thinker and economist.
History and Profile
Evolution of course offerings:
- In 1991, the university opened with an incoming class for the Bachelor in Business (Economia Aziendale).
- In 1994, a diploma in Logistical Engineering was offered.
- In 1998, the bachelor program in Business Law was introduced.
- In 1999, LIUC was the first non-public university to offer a bachelor in Management Engineering in Italy.
Faculty of Business & Economics
- Laurea in Economia Aziendale
- Laurea Magistrale in Economia Aziendale
Faculty of Engineering
- Laurea in Ingegneria Gestionale
- Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Gestionale
Faculty of Law
- Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza
Rankings and Research
It is one of the three Italian Universities (together with SDA Bocconi and Universita Cattolica) part of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness's network teaching Michael Porter's Microeconomics of Competitiveness graduate class.
Student and Alumni Associations
Alumni - Students and researchers who attended at least 1-year at the University Carlo Cattaneo participate in the LIUC Alumni Association.
Leo Club - Is an extension of Lions International and it is composed by young people. The purpose is organize services to rise money for pro-bono causes.
ESN - Erasmus Student Network is a no-profit international student organisation. The mission is to represent international students under the principle of "Students Helping Students".
JEL - Offers teams of students the ability to perform management consulting projects for companies in the area.
ELSA - Is part of European Law Students' Association, the world's largest independent law students' association.
- (Italian) University Carlo Cattaneo Website
- (Italian) University Carlo Cattaneo (Italian Wikipedia)
- LIUC Alumni
- "MOC Universities". ISC - Harvard Business School. Retrieved 7 May 2012.