Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Type State-supported
Established 1991
Rector Giuseppe Paolisso
Students 30,371
Location Caserta, Naples, provinces of Caserta and Naples, Italy
Sports teams CUS Caserta
Affiliations UNIMED

The University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" (Italian: Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli") is a university located in most cities of Campania, Caserta Naples and other cities of the province of Caserta. (Italy).

It was founded in 1991 and is organized into departments and Specialist Schools.

The registered office is located in the city of Caserta.

The most ancient school, the one of Medicine and surgery, is located in Naples, where is situated the historical seat of the rector.

History and profile

University of Campania began was established on May 12, 1989 after a ruling by the President of the Council of Ministers to downsize the "Federico II" University of Naples, under name of Second University of Naples. Its first Academic Year started on 1 November 1992. The Medical School in Naples has ancient origins; as matter of fact it's one of the two previous Schools of the University of Naples "Federico II" and the only department of the SUN in the historic centre of Naples (where there is the anatomy museum).

When branching away from the former University, the Second University of Naples began with only 6 offices dedicated to administrating its Medical School, and thus had to create central and peripheral offices.

The administration now has 600 employees with an Administrative Director of the entire University, an Administrative Director at the Medical Centre, six division managers, thirty-two specific offices dedicated to the university complex, seventeen office specific for the Medical Centre, twenty joint offices, besides and administration data processing centre and the "Jean Monnet" Specialist School in European Law and Economic Studies.


The university is divided into 10 departments:

Coordinates: 41°04′04″N 14°19′51″E / 41.0678°N 14.3308°E / 41.0678; 14.3308

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