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
Type Private
Established 10 May 2006
President Giovanni Puoti
Rector Prof. Fabio Fortuna
Students 12,161[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).

The university has purchased in October 2014, the Fondi Calcio (football team). In June 2017, the university sold Fondi to buy Serie B side Ternana Calcio.

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.


Inside the university il located Radio Cusano Campus.

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 9 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Studiare è bene, online è meglio". bussinespeople.it. Retrieved 13 July 2012.[permanent dead link]
  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. Archived from the original on 24 June 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  6. ^ "Maurizio Costanzo è uno dei nuovi docenti dell'Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano". Le Novae. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2012.

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