This is a young, dynamic university, keen to expand and to prove itself at a national and international level.Since 1955, the Universita del Salento has had the aim of promoting knowledge, skill, and merit and has offered a large range of educational opportunities. From law to science, economics to engineering, humanities to media studies, the university provides academic pathways to a range of professions as well as post-graduate and specialist courses tailored to meet the needs of the workplace.Six Faculties-hubs for the eight departments-provide services and information for students, as well as thirty-three research centres throughout the Salento area. The Universita del Salento has grown rapidly in recent years, consolidating and reinforcing its role as the keystone of the local cultural and social system. It also has a Ph.D. school and Post-graduate schools for Cultural Heritage and for the Legal Professions. The prestigious ISUFI Grandes École school offers high-level undergraduate and postgraduate courses for scholarship students to promote excellence.