Venice International University is proud to announce that a prestigious new Member has joined the Association: the University of Exeter (UK).


A delegation from the University of Exeter had attended a meeting of the VIU Academic Council earlier as auditors, and this led to an official request on their part to become a Member of VIU.

The VIU Assembly voted unanimously on December 9, 2019 in favor of welcoming the University of Exeter as a new Member.
Ambassador Umberto Vattani, President of VIU, expressed the great satisfaction of having Exeter on board on behalf of the Dean - Professor Carlo Giupponi - and all the other Members of VIU.

Professor Mark Goodwin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) of the University of Exeter, wrote to President Vattani: "We are excited to be joining VIU and are very much looking forward to working more closely with you all."

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university in the top 200 universities worldwide.
The mission of the University of Exter is to make the exceptional happen by challenging traditional thinking and defying conventional boundaries.
The University is the UK's fastest growing and fastest rising research university, with four campuses in Devon and Cornwall in the UK.

The University of Exeter has 6 Academic Colleges, and among its research strengths are:

Humanities and Social Science

Environment and Sustainability
Global Uncertainties
Identities and Beliefs
medical Humanities
Science, Technology and Culture
Society and Lifestyle


Climate Change and Sustainable Futures
Extra Solar Planets
Functional Materials
Systems Biology
Translational Medicine

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