Ageing Research News

  • June 14-18, 2021 | (1st edition)

    Call for applications:March 4, 2021 - April 10, 2021 via the VIU website | Deadline extended until April 30, 2021


    VIU Scientific Coordinators: Agar Brugiavini, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice & Venice International University (VIU); Fabrizio Turoldo,

  • The European Interdisciplinary Council on Aging (EICA), has created an ad hoc training proposal in the sector of pneumonia, which is frequent and often associated with serious complications in the elderly population.

    In addition to the epidemiological and clinical aspects, the course has opened up a discussion on the various international recommendations in the field

  • Antimicrobial resistance, which has been increasing at a disturbing rate, is now considered a threat to planetary health. Its consequences are even now being felt in the European Union. In fact, the mortality linked to antibiotic-resistant infections on the continent corresponds to approximately 33,000 deaths yearly and the economic burden of antimicrobial resistance has been estimated to be

  • March 8-12, 2021 | Online edition

    Please note: the program will be delivered online.

    As the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, VIU in agreement with the Scientific coordinators and faculty decided to move the activity online. The format and agenda will be consequently updated and available soon. The fees have been

  • On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Article 25 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU which officially recognizes “the right of the elderly to lead a life of dignity and independence and to participate in social and cultural life” (right which was not present in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights), EICA is pleased to join
  • October 8 - 12, 2018

    Leading Universities
    KU Leuven (Prof. dr. Paul Schoukens and Prof. dr. Danny Pieters)
    Università degli Studi Roma Tor Vergata (Prof. dr. Michele Faioli)
    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Prof. dr. Ulrich Becker)

    Applications open: April 6 – June 15, 2018 via VIU website (deadline

  • The population of Europe is estimated to be about 508 million, and older persons (aged 65 or over) represented about 19% (an increase of 2.3% compared with 10 years earlier). In particular, three countries have the highest shares of persons aged 65 and older in the total population: Italy (21.7%), Germany (21.0%) and Greece (20.9%) The old-age dependency ratio is about 29%; as such, there are



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