SAVONA UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
The Savona University Campus is a decentralized research and teaching facility of the University of Genova, located in Savona, Italy.
The Campus offers courses in Engineering, tailored to the environment, energy and management science sectors, Health Sport Sciences, Nursing and Media Sciences, to more than 1700 students. At the Savona Campus, the Engineering laboratories are active in the fields of renewable energy systems, control of transportation systems, decision support systems for logistic networks, combustion processes, smart grids, simulation and optimization of complex systems.
In the area of Savona University Campus, there are 10 buildings hosting classrooms, study halls, laboratories, one library, service centres, cafeteria and canteen, students accommodations, and more than 15 SMEs.Different sport facilities are present, such as a tennis court, a football field and a gym.
In November 2016, the Savona University Campus joined the ISCN – International Sustainable Campus Network https://www.international-sustainable-campus-network.org/.This network, founded in 2007, is a global forum for leading universities to exchange ideas and best practices for integrating sustainability into campus operations, research and teaching. To date, over 85 Members represent top-tier colleges and universities from over 30 countries all over the world.
In 2017, the Savona University Campus was one of the 5 world finalists of ISCN award in the “Building and Innovative Infrastructure” category thanks to its innovative and energy-efficient research infrastructures of the Smart Polygeneration Microgrid and Smart Energy Building (http://www.energia2020.unige.it/en/).