|DigiLab - Centre for Research in Digital Arts and Humanities|
With over 148,000 students and 4,500 teachers, the University of Rome “La Sapienza” is one of the 100 most important universities in the world, the largest in Italy and one of the largest in Europe.
The DigiLab, a newly-formed Centre for Research in Digital Arts and Humanities of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, represents a combination of nine departments from both the Faculty of Arts & Humanities and the Faculty of Computer Science. DigiLab provides a unique environment for exploring fundamental research and practical applications stemming from the rich interplay between Information and Communication Technologies and the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Research at DigiLab is based upon interconnected developments in an unusual range of disciplines, including arts, humanities, archaeology, anthropology, music, new media, computer science, 2D-3D design, interactive cinema and television, new forms of storytelling and new approaches to research and teaching. Our educational approach hinges on the unique combination of learning-by-doing with a solid theoretical base. Regarding academic courses, DigiLab offers offers an extensive array of specialisation courses and lifelong learning programs aimed at professional training in the field of Library and Information Science, Collection management, Digital Editing, 3D Animation and Compositing, project planning, grant-writing, financial planning and copyright research. Attention to the latest developments in technology and the fostering of teamwork and collaborative projects are two of the distinctive traits of our institution.