The National School of Administration (SNA) was founded in 1957 as an integral part of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers. This institution is responsible for selecting, recruiting and training public employees and managers and is the central point of the “Sistema unico del reclutamento e della formazione pubblica” (Single system of public recruitment and training), established to improve the efficiency and quality of the Italian Public Administration.
The teaching staff of the SNA is made up of experts from the academic world, public administration and international organizations.
The main activities of the SNA are the selection and recruitment of managers of central public administrations; the provision of training for all public employees; the development of research programs on public administration, public policies and public economy, and consultancy and technical assistance to public administrations for the implementation of reform and innovation programs.
The SNA also carries out a series of international activities, through international agreements aimed at the mutual exchange of good practices between international institutions for the development of good governance actions all over the world. In particular, SNA, through bilateral and multilateral agreements, promotes the planning and provision of international training courses for public employees, foreign executives and diplomats; partnership with networks of international schools and international institutions operating in the public administration and public management sectors.
The Tor Vergata University of Rome was established in 1982.It was designed on the model of Anglo-Saxon campuses: it stretches over an area of about 600 hectares and it comprises six Macro-areas: Economics, Law, Engineering, Humanities and Philosophy, Medicine, Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences. The Campus hosts important research institutions, such as the CNR (National Research Center) and the ASI (Italian Space Agency), as well as the Tor Vergata University Hospital which isa place of excellence at national and international level.
The university is strongly committed to promoting the international dimension of studies and research, both for degree courses and PhD programs. Furthermore, various joint research programs (thematic and interdisciplinary), academic exchanges and agreements for the mutual recognition are in place with the most prestigious universities in the world.
"Tor Vergata" University is working intensively to develop multiple activities related to the "third mission", thanks to which it creates stable processes of direct interaction with civil society, institutions and enterprises, with the aim of promoting culture, social innovation and territorial growth.
Luiss University - Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli - is an autonomous university, started between 1974 and 1978 from a pre-existing Roman institution, the Pro Deo.
Luiss was founded on the initiative of a group of entrepreneurs led by Umberto Agnelli aimed at creating an innovative university suitable for training the new ruling class. In fact, Luiss adopts a new training model that goes in the direction of international universities of excellence. In fact, Luiss University offers an advanced training model, aimed at transmitting not only knowledge but to "develop flexibility" in young people who can then become masters of their own future.
The main aim of Luiss University is to promote the international dimension of studies and research, both for degree courses and PhD programs. The university accomplishes its aim through various joint research programs, academic exchanges and agreements with the most prestigious universities in the world.
Finally, the university has placed sustainable development at the center of its mission and vision, in all its forms. In fact, the university with all its partners is committed to creating a more sustainable world in its three dimensions: environmental, social and economic.