Lead University

Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”
Architecture and Industrial Design Department (DADI)

The University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” with its 16 departments is located in 5 territorial areas between Naples and Caserta and promotes a vocational training offer integrated with the territory, supports quality research, and the creation of business initiatives from research groups, in a constant perspective of internationalization and cultural exchange with other universities.

The University was established in 1991 and currently there are nearly 24 thousand students and 16 Departments located in 5 territorial areas, among them the one of Aversa that host the Departments of Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design (DADI). It is based in the abbey complex of San Lorenzo ad Septimum in Aversa, gravitating around the large sixteenth-century cloister. The historical venue has significantly dedicated its efforts and resources to maintaining and developing student services to promote their training and their “life” within the University facilities through an intensive orientation policy.

DADI is the 1st department among the Italian university institutions to have joined the Plastic Free campaign promoted by the Italian Government.

Partner Universities

Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture of Cankaya University in Ankara

Çankaya University, Turkey’s deep-rooted educational institution, was founded in 1997 by the Sıtkı Alp Education Foundation in Ankara. The University, which sets out with the goal of world-class education, offers undergraduate degrees at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Architecture, the Faculty of Engineering, Vocational School of Justice, Çankaya Vocational Schools;  and graduate degrees in the Institutes of Science and Social Sciences.

With its qualified and full-time academic staff, education programs based on international criteria, and strong technological equipment, Çankaya University has given 16 thousand graduates to date, and has  now 7 thousand students. Çankaya University, which contributes to the academic, social, cultural and sportive development of young people with its two campuses in the heart of Turkey, acts with the mission of internationalization.

Çankaya University which attaches great importance to foreign language provides education in English. The university aims to contribute to students with the competence to continue their post-graduation careers in the national and international arena. Besides, cooperation with international institutions is also carried out for our students to continue their education in abroad.

Having achieved significant success both in Turkey and in the world, since the first day it was founded, Çankaya University draws attention with its success in the national and international arena. Based on  independent research institution, Times Higher Education Ranking (THE), Çankaya University was placed  in  the 401-500 band and ranked first among universities in Turkey for the last three years. Moreover, in the ranking of citations to scientific publications, the university ranked first among world universities in 2021 and 2022.

Our university, which makes the country proud with its national and international achievements, looks to the future with hope with thousands of students it has trained in the field of higher education for a quarter of a century.

University of Strathclyde, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Established more than 200 years ago ‘for the good of mankind’, the University of Strathclyde is renowned for excellent teaching, research and strong links with industry and business. Our roots can be traced back to 1796, when Professor John Anderson’s legacy established a ‘place of useful learning’. This tradition remains at the heart of our ethos today as a leading international technological university.

We are situated in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK’s largest cities – and we have a vibrant, international community including more than 20,000 students and 3,000 staff from 100 nations. Strathclyde is dedicated to ‘useful learning’ and is recognised internationally for its close working relationship with global businesses, and its partnerships with industry, government and policy makers.

Our world-class researchers work with industry to develop solutions to global challenges in areas including health, energy, manufacturing and the development of future cities. Our high-profile alumni include John Logie Baird, inventor of the world’s first television; James Blyth, the wind energy pioneer; David Livingstone, the medical missionary and explorer; and Henry Faulds, originator of fingerprint identification.

hybrid International Conference on Sustainability in Architecture, Planning, and Design

With the patronage of the European Commission
Representation in Italy

Ministero della Transizione Ecologica

With the patronage of  Regione Campania