The University of Trieste ( it the 3rd among to the medium size (10.000-20.000 enrolled students) Italian Universities, and 6th of the 51 Italian Universities (total score) according to CENSIS and it has been classified 5th Italian University by RUR – Round World University Ranking 2019. Moreover, UNITS hosts many spin off (4th of the Italian Universities). According to the U.S. News – Best Global University Ranking 2017 it is the 5th Italian institutions and 48 of its scientists are present in the Top Italian Scientists 2017 list.

The Chemical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department (DSCF) at UNITS ranks among the top-ten chemical departments in Italy. It enrolls 53 permanent staff and about 50 non-permanent ESR (PhD students, postdocs, etc.) involved in several research lines ranging from classical chemistry (organic, inorganic, medicinal, analytical, computational) to supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnologies. In the Department are active the PhD School in Chemistry (together with the University of Venice) and the PhD School in Nanotechnology. The latter is partner of PCAM, the International network “Physical and Chemistry of Advanced Materials”.


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