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University of Rome

Sapienza University of Rome, founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, is one of the oldest universities in the world and the largest university in Europe. Sapienza fosters international exchange, know-how sharing and institutional collaboration through an active participation to European and international projects.

Sapienza participates to AMICO project through the Department of Psychology of Socialization and Development Processes (DPPSS, from the italian name). DPSS is one of the first university department in the history of psychology in Italy. The academic staff includes about 50 professors and researchers; the administrative staff includes 1 Financial officer, 4 
administrators, 1 electronics technologist. The combined expertise of DPPSS spans the areas of social, developmental psychology, educational sciences, but also sociology and anthropology; and it reflects a wide range of approaches to the study of mind, behaviour, society. The Departement contributes to many national and international research projects, offers various training programs, laboratory facilities and is visited by many researchers and students from all over the world.