Developing Curricula for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics


Università di Pisa (UNIPI)

The University of Pisa is a public institution boasting twenty departments, with high level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, robotics and bioengineering, medicine and veterinary medicine. Furthermore the University has close relations with the Pisan Institutes of the National Board of Research, with many cultural institutions of national and international importance, and with industry, especially that of information technology, which went through a phase of rapid expansion in Pisa during the nineteen sixties and seventies. The University of Pisa was officially established in 1343, although a number of scholars claim its origin dates back to the 11th century. • Number of departments: 20 • Bachelor’s degree programmes: 65 • Master’s degree programmes: 73 • Long single cycle degree programmes: 8 • PhD programmes: 34 • Third cycle specialisation programmes: 51 • One-Year specialisation programmes: 68, including an MBA • Number of students: 56,000 • Number of research and teaching staff: 2,311 • Number of technical and administrative staff: 1,476 One of the Master’s degree programme is on Robotics and Automation Engineering.