IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca is an international Graduate School, Institute of Technology and Institute for Advanced Studies that acts as a research university with the aim of forming human capital - specifically with regard to its Ph.D programs - in disciplines characterized by their high potential for concrete application. IMT strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance.
Graduate School - Within the IMT Graduate School, the integration between research and education is designed around two broad multidisciplinary research areas which sustain four PhD programs: Computer Science and Engineering; Economics, Markets and Institutions; Institutions, Politics and Policies and Management and Development of Cultural Heritage.
Institute for Advanced Studies - IMT is characterized by its mission to reach the international research frontier and to contribute to push it ahead, concentrating its activities within a limited number of key areas. Moreover, the Institute recruits its faculty on a competitive international scale, evaluating, among other elements, their capacity to publish work in top level international peer-reviewed and high-impact journals.
Institute of Technology - IMT's identity as an Institute of Technology is defined by the aim of integrating relevance and excellence in research. Against this background, IMT has decided to adopt an innovative organizational model for its activities, which will evolve around a platform called the IMTLAB. The LAB is essential to the support of thematic Research Units, which by nature are complementary.
The following goals are at the core of IMT's mission statement:
- to establish itself as a research center that promotes cutting-edge research in key areas, structuring its Ph.D. Programs in close connection with research activity;
- to attract top students, researchers and scholars through competitive international selections;
- to contribute to technological innovation, economic growth and social development.
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