About University of Trieste:
The University of Trieste is a medium-sized university in Trieste in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in northeast Italy. The university consists of 12 faculties, boasts a wide and almost complete range of university courses and has about 23,000 students and 1,000 professors. It was founded in 1924. The historical international vocation of the University of Trieste is witnessed by its intense and high-level activity: Trieste is the centre of many research facilities, with which the university is connected by cooperation agreements. Among them, there are the International School for Advanced Studies, the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, the National Institute of Oceanography, the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, the Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste Facility, the Trieste sections of the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) and Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF), and many others, building up the so-called "sistema Trieste" (Trieste System).