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Leading Partner University of Salento

Coordinator: Prof. Giovanna Scianatico




      University of Salento



The University of Lecce was officially founded at the end of 1955. with the establishing of the Faculty of Teacher Training. It was followed by in 1957 the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy. But to it had to wait until 1959 to have legal recognition. In 1967 added to the first two was the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences and Natural Physics and it was during this academic year that the Univesity of Lecce finally became a state university.

In 1987 the Faculty of Economics was founded and was followed by the Faculties of Engineering, Cultural Heritage, Languages, Education and Law in 1990.

From 77 enrolled students in 1955, there are well over 27,000 students today, the major growth being due to the opening of the Faculties of Sciences MMFFNN and Economics.



prof. Giuseppe Antonio Camerino

prof. Gino Rizzo (1943 - 2005)

prof. Giovanna Scianatico


Point of reference

prof. Marco Leone

prof. Beatrice Stasi

prof. Donato Valli 


dott. Eleonora Carriero

dott. Pierandrea De Lorenzo

dott. Alessandra De Paolis

dott. Renato Lenti

dott. Andrea Scardicchio






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