The University of Sannio is organized in 3 Departments (Department of Engineering, Department of Law, Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods, Department of Science and Technology), providing 12 BSc, 12 MSc. and 5 Ph.D. courses to about 8000 enrolled students.
Within the University of Sannio, the mission of the Department of Engineering is to promote, to organize and to manage the scientific and technological research to support the educational offer of the University. The Department manages the courses in the scientific areas for degrees in Engineering. The Department of Engineering operates in the fields of civil and environmental engineering, industrial engineering and information engineering. The task of the teachers and the researchers is to disseminate new knowledge in collaboration with the national and international scientific community, with the enterprises world and the local authorities.
The Department of Engineering coordinates research structures, activities and programs, while respecting the scientific autonomy of the teachers and researchers and in respect of their right to directly access to funding for research. Key aspects are: (i) the promotion of cooperation between the different scientific fields; (ii) a multidisciplinary approach in searching funds (from Government, Regions, national authorities, international authorities, European Union, enterprises). The Department of Engineering supports and verifies the quality of the research carried out with the aim of gaining scientific relevance at the national and international level and to cooperate in research and educational activities.
The Department of Engineering of the University of Sannio has been recognized among the 180 Departments of Excellence of Italian universities. This recognition offered the opportunity to bring additional funds not only for the strengthening of the research infrastructure but also for the improvement of classrooms and teaching laboratories.