The key objective of the Sector is giving support to all those individuals who are interested in establishing international relations, promoting the coordination of university education and research internationalisation activities and the connection with different internal and external players.
The main activities are:
- promoting the incoming mobility of teachers and researchers in order to stimulate the educational and scientific collaboration with universities and research organisations from all over the world;
- promoting the internationalisation of teaching and research activities in close collaboration with the individual Departments, through the global coordination of the international mobility management processes, the support and coordination of the phases preceding and following the signing of agreements with partners for the activation of international teaching initiatives, which are aimed at the creation of intensive programmes and double/joint international programmes, in strong synergy with the Teaching, Student Services and Higher Education Area;
- establishing the procedures for managing the conventions and agreements signed between the university and foreign and extra-European partners, encouraging the enrichment of the academic content and coordinating initiatives that insist on geographic areas and specific themes of interest for the university;
- promoting the inter-university cooperation both within and beyond the EU.