Parthenope University of Naples was established in 1919 by the Vice Admiral Leonardi Cattolica with the name “Regio Istituto Superiore Navale”. Born as an institute of higher education specialized in maritime studies: marine science, maritime economics and logistics. In 1999, the departments of Law, Engineering and Sports Sciences were added to the two long-standing ones of Economics and Nautical Science which jointly brought the Institute significant growth in the number of students. Then, the name of the Institute officially changed to “Parthenope University of Naples”. From July 2013, a new set of study curricula was introduced and also a department-based organization for research. University is committed to the pursuit of social, cultural and economic development.
Report AlmaLaurea 2019
Studying at Parthenope University, in Naples, will be the most exciting experience of your life. There is a very strict relationship between Parthenope University and the City of Naples, a relationship that has lasted now for over one hundred years. They have in common the ability to interact with a multifaceted and ever-changing social context and create outstanding cultural and creative surroundings. This makes them one of the most inspiring environments where students and academics can study and live in Europe. Not only Parthenope University offers a cutting-edge academic education but also the chance to enjoy a one-of-a-kind cultural and social environment because Naples is more than a city, it is a life experience that will become part of each student’s life story.
Since its foundation, there is one distinctive trait of Parthenope University that has remained unchanged and has become its most valuable feature, the ability to deal with the challenges of an ever-changing world and with new pressing societal needs. The academic institution strives everyday to ensure excellence across a wide range of disciplines and to create an inclusive, inspiring and vibrant environment where students and academics can flourish sharing ideas and expertise.
Parthenope’s research activity is in line with the ERC domains. Its main purpose is the development of innovative solutions and insights for the betterment of society, for the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge. All departments are committed to presenting projects and activities aimed to spread the latest findings in technology and research in a context of increasing domestic and international academic competitiveness.
The collaboration with other leading research institutes worldwide promotes knowledge exchange and fosters the creation of a global network in the scholarly community. The lines of research are intended to promote experimentation, to implement industrial application, to develop significant relationships among sectors of production, labor market, public and private sector organisations.