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WHO SAYS

LIFE ONLY HAPPENS ONCE?

"Everyone has three lives: a public life,
a private life, and a secret life."
(Gabriel García Márquez)

THE BEAUTY OF EMBRACING NEW PERSPECTIVES

School of political science

The two disciplinary areas of the School of Political Science, now reaching its 7th edition, are: the political and constitutional perspective, with particular reference to the development of Italian institutional and economic life, and the historical and internationalist perspective, with particular reference to dynamics in the Mediterranean and Eurasian area.

The School provides a training programme aimed at understanding and analysing the most significant socioeconomic and political variables in Italy, Europe, and the global economy. The School is engaged in research activities and is based on the constitutional and democratic principles of political, ideological, religious, and cultural pluralism. The main objective is to raise awareness, among citizens and especially among young people, of their rights as citizens and active participants in decision-making processes.

The School therefore aims to provide the necessary methodological and cognitive tools to those dealing in and with the political field, the working environment, public administration and various professional associations.

The School of Political Science guarantees a training programme aimed at providing a detailed overview of the historical evolution of political and social events on the national and international scene.

The School cooperates with centres of political and cultural education in both national and international institutions, and, for Higher Education and research activities, with academics and qualified experts from the cultural and political arena and from several production areas of the individual countries.

Scientific Committee

President

Alfonso Quaranta, President Emeritus of the Constitutional Court

Education Coordinator

Ciro Sbailò, Dean of the Faculty of Political Science, UNINT

Director

Vincenzo Lippolis, Lecturer, UNINT

Political and Institutional area Manager

Giuseppe Pisicchio, Lecturer, UNINT

International History and Politics Manager

Antonella Ercolani, Lecturer, UNINT

Members

Francisco Matte Bon, Rector, UNINT

Maurizio Finicelli, President of the Board of Directors, UNINT

Mariagrazia Russo, Dean of the Faculty of Interpreting and Translation, UNINT

Alessandro De Nisco, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, UNINT

Danilo Breschi, Lecturer, UNINT

Ulderico Parente, Lecturer, UNINT


2018-2019 edition

Classes take place each Thursday at UNINT University from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., starting from 7 February 2019 (deadline for submission of entries), for a total of 48 hours (two parts of 24 hours each).

The first part of the programme, which deals with the political and constitutional sphere (lessons on 70 years of Italian Constitution) is still in progress and will end in May. The second part, dealing with international history and politics, will take place after the summer break. The Presidency will promptly inform those concerned as to the timetable.

All students enrolled at UNINT University may attend the classes. The total number of ECTS that can be recognized may vary depending on the Faculty.

How to register: please submit an email from your university email account to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., inserting "iscrizione Scuola di Scienze della Politica" in the subject line and specifying your name and surname, your Faculty, and your student ID number in the body of the message.

At the end of the course an attendance certificate will be issued under the following conditions:

  • Participants must attend at least 80% of classes;
  • Students will be invited to discuss a topic of their choice with the Scientific Committee.

By previous agreements negotiated by the Scientific Committee, classes may be open to those not enrolled at UNINT University


Seventy years after the implementation of the Italian Constitution, UNINT’s School of Political Science proposes to focus on some aspects of the text of the Constitution and analyse a number of its articles in the light of the changed social environment and the new geopolitical environment of the country, in the context of shared values and in line with the democratic “project” laid down by the Constitution. Talks will be delivered by speakers from the academic environment and cultural and public institutions, and will be focused on the evolution of the Constitution, starting from recent events. All the speakers from the political and institutional sphere are institutional leaders and represent the variety of political cultures in Parliament.

Topics to be discussed:

  • The Parliament: legislator and inspector
  • Constituents’ equality and gender equality at the present moment
  • The President of the Republic: “Costituzione formale e prassi”
  • Migration and citizenship
  • Minorities in the Constitution
  • Article 81 and Budgets and Balances. The rules of the game: Electoral laws and the Constitution
  • Criminal procedure and the Constitution
  • The majority and the opposition in the Constitution
  • Control and jurisdiction in the Court of Audit
  • Article 21 of the Constitution in the age of digital communication
  • Local authorities: from administrative decentralization to federalism

Events

16 maggio 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. L'art. 16 e la procedura di bilancio

9 maggio 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. La Costituzione e le pari opportunità

8 maggio 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Una transizione costituzionale 1989/1994: i sei anni che cambiarono l'Italia

11 aprile 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Strumenti di democrazia diretta nella Costituzione

4 aprile 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Costituzione, etica pubblica e alte magistrature

28 marzo 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Informazione e democrazia nella Costituzione

21 marzo 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Maggioranza e opposizione nella Costituzione

14 marzo 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Europa, immigrazione e cittadinanza: esempi di legislazione a confronto

7 marzo 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Costituzione ed enti locali

14 febbraio 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Tutela delle minoranze nella Costituzione 

7 febbraio 2019 - 70 anni di Costituzione. Sistemi elettorali e Costituzione