Governance and Management

The governing bodies of the University of Catania are the Rector, the Academic Senate, the Board of Directors, the Board of Auditors, the Evaluation Unit, the Director General, who shall exercise the powers laid down by the laws of the Republic, by the University Statute and by executive regulations.

The Academic Senate is established by a Rector's decree and is composed of:

  • Rector
  • 18 heads of departments
  • 8 professors
  • 6 students' representatives
  • 2 representatives of the administrative staff

The Administrative Board is established by a Rector's decree and is composed of:

  • Rector
  • 3 external members (not belonging to the roles of the University)
  • 4 professors
  • 1 representative of the administrative staff
  • 2 students’ representatives

The Rector is the legal representative of the University and is the guarantor for the respect of laws, freedom of research and teaching, staff and students' rights. He/She is elected among full professors in service in Italian universities, is in charge for six years and is not re-eligible. The rector is assisted in his duties by the Vice-Rector and various delegates.

Rector: Prof. Francesco Basile, Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties

Vice-Rector: Prof. Giancarlo Magnano San Lio, Department of Humanities

Delegates of the Rector

  • Mutual Aid Cash: Prof. Vincenzo di Benedetto, Department of Surgical Sciences Organs Transplantation and Advanced Technologies
  • Buildings, Heritage and Contracts: Prof. Giovanni Di Rosa, Department of Law
  • Research: Prof. Alessandra Gentile, Department of Agricultural, Food and Environment
  • Relationships with Technical-Administrative staff: Prof. Gabriella Nicosia, Department of Law
  • Strategic Planning and Budgeting: Prof. Roberto Cellini, Department of Economics and Business
  • Education (undergraduates): Prof. Bianca Maria Lombardo, Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences
  • Education (postgraduates and Phd): Prof. Lorenzo Malatino, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
  • Agricultural Experimental Farm: Prof. Giancarlo Polizzi, Department of Agri-food and Environmental Systems Management
Last updated: 
04/11/2017 - 15:53