Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano

Niccolò Cusano University
Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano
Latin: Universitas Nicolaus Cusanus
MottoMens ingenii verbum
TypePrivate, online
Established10 May 2006
PresidentGiovanni Puoti
RectorProf. Fabio Fortuna
CampusOnline and urban

The Niccolò Cusano University (Italian: Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano), often simply abbreviated as UNICUSANO is a private for-profit online university founded in 2006 in Rome, Italy.


The Niccolò Cusano University was founded by Stefano Bandecchi. The university is named after the Roman Catholic cardinal, scientist and astronomer, Nicholas of Cusa (in Italian 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 centers.



The university offers degree programs in education sciences, law, political science, economics, engineering, psychology.


The school is accredited as online university, but it also has a campus in Rome.

University buildings

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.


There is a library, both traditional and electronic (to the virtual library, which students can access at any time).


Unicusano University provides off-campus students with about 400 places in dorms.

Research Center

Inside the campus is also located the research centre of the Nicholas of Cusa University.


The school's radio station, Radio Cusano Campus, broadcasts from the campus.

Presidents and rectors



The Rector is the highest academic authority.

Notable professor

See also

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