The University of Rome Tor Vergata is fully engaged in promoting an international dimension of studies and hence participates more and more actively in international research. Its key objectives include promoting joint degrees, developing international mobility for students and the faculty, as well as enrolling and training foreign students. In keeping with this vision 16 degree courses are “international”and most of PhD programmes are taught in English. In particular:
As far as international relations are concerned, the University of Rome Tor Vergata counts more than 500 bilateral and cultural/scientific cooperation agreements with partner Universities worldwide to promote joint research programmes and academic exchanges. Among thosethe most prestigious Universities of Brazil, but also the George Washington University (for bilateral student mobility with traineeships from 4 to 8 weeks - for the first time in Italy); Harvard University (to support innovative teaching and research programmes, clinical practice, fight against cancer and exchanges for the best students and researchers); the University of Oxford; the University of California, Irvine (to promote cooperation in science and didactics through joint programmes and research projects, academic activities and training in fields of shared interest).
As far as the Erasmus+ call for study 2014-2015 is concerned, 900 mobility grants for 673 signed and funded agreements were set up.
The most recent Erasmus+ agreements feature the world-class University College London.
Among the most important international networks developed by the University of Rome Tor Vergata the following stand out: