New Member University and new Dean for VIU
The Governing Bodies of VIU met in San Servolo on March 12, 2016.
The University of Rome Tor Vergata has joined VIU.
Professor Carlo Giupponi from the University of Ca' Foscari is the new Dean of VIU.
The Mayor of Venice Luigi Brugnaro attended the Meetings and addressed the Rectors of the Member Universities of VIU.
The Italian President praises VIU
A delegation of Rectors and Professors from the VIU Member Universities headed by VIU President Ambassador Umberto Vattani was received at the Presidential Palace in Rome. The President of the Italian Republic, the Hon. Sergio Mattarella, expressed in his speech his praise and admiration for such an innovative and successful example of a multicultural and interdisciplinary academic venture.
Pre-registration now open for Fall 2016 Globalization Program
Over 130 students from all over the world will take courses on Italy, Cultures of the World and Global Challenges, plus a specialization track on Economics, Management and Digital Technologies applied to Cultural Heritage. The courses are English taught and structured as interdisciplinary seminars. Pre-register from May 2.
Celebrating 20 years ​|1995-2015
VIU's role as a consortium is to provide an innovative platform for transnational education. In 1995 there were five Member Universities and two Institutional Partners; today we have sixteen member universities and three institutional partners.
Over the course of the next year VIU will host a series of events to mark this important milestone.

VIU Members

Boston College Duke University Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Tel Aviv University European University at Saint-Petersburg Tongji University Tsinghua University Università Ca' Foscari Venezia Università Iuav di Venezia Università degli Studi di Padova Waseda University Institut national de la recherche scientifique Université de Lausanne
Città metropolitana di Venezia Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Université de Bordeaux Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata"