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University of Eastern Piedmont


The history of UPO officially starts in 1998, but the first Studium generale dates back to 1228 and was established in Vercelli. It was the seventh university to be settled in Italy and the twelfth in Europe, according to the History of the University in Europe by Jacques Verger (1992).


If you have a high school diploma, you can enroll in a three-year degree course or a single-cycle master's degree course. If you already have a bachelor's degree, you can access the master's degree or a master's degree. If you are a master's degree, you can enroll in a master's degree, a PhD, a specialization school, or higher education courses.


The research of our University is managed by seven departments in collaboration with the Research Department of the Rectorate. The Departments of Law and Political, Economic and Social Sciences ( DiGSPES ) and of Sciences and Technological Innovation ( DiSIT ) are located in Alessandria ; in Novara the Departments of Translational Medicine ( DiMET ), Health Sciences ( DiSS ), Pharmaceutical Sciences ( DSF ) and Studies for Economics and Business ( DiSEI ); in Vercelli the Department of Humanities ( DiSUm ).

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Student services

Our facilities are comfortable and functional; there are many services designed to make the quality of your life and studies better.

Housing services

UPO may offer accommodation in Vercelli and Novara:

  • Vercelli, Dal Pozzo University Residence: we have 40 beds in double rooms
  • Novara, Perrone university residence: we have 25 beds in single / double rooms.

Library services

The libraries are well supplied.

ICT services

Our computing laboratories have a high number of machines per users.

Campus life

Our multi-campus structure embracing the cities of Alessandria, Novara and Vercelli, gives an identity to this territory, which is an excellent site for pioneering companies and networking organizations.

Vercelli, Piedmont, Italy

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