Course organisation

The course of study in Social work is organised as follows:

Quality Assurance Manager (RAQ)

Prof.ssa Susanna Palladini

The RAQ:

  • collaborates with the Course President and the Department Director in planning improvement actions and monitors their implementation;
  • monitors the correct performance of teaching activities and support services;
  • informs the Course President of any problem concerning the correct performance of teaching activities, also on the basis of students' reports.

> Form for sending reports, complaints, suggestions, appreciations to the RAQ

Education Manager (MQD)

Dott.ssa Francesca Nori
The Manager ensures the organisation and functionality of the study course teaching and manages and updates the content of the study course website.

Review Group (RG)

The Review Group:

has the task of guiding the course towards the objective of continuous improvement of results manages the self-assessment process by periodically monitoring the course data, detecting strengths and weaknesses and proposing corrective and improvement actions.

Guidance delegate and tutoring

Prof.ssa Vincenza Pellegrino
Guidance and tutoring activities support students in their choice of university pathway and throughout their studies.

International Student Mobility Committee

Career guidance delegate

Prof.ssa Chiara Scivoletto
The Delegate organises and promotes initiatives aimed at facilitating the entry of undergraduate and graduate students into the world of work.

Contact person for students with disabilities, Specific Learning Difficulties (DSA) or vulnerable groups

Prof.ssa Michela Semprebon
The course contact person for vulnerable groups works in close collaboration with CAI University Welcome and Inclusion Centre on the reception, assistance, social integration and rights of people with disabilities, Specific Learning  Difficulties (DSA) and Special Educational Needs (BES).

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee, consisting of a representation of the Department's course lecturers and representatives from the world of work, ensures constant liaison with the world of business and the world of work, in order to assess the progress of the courses of study, to draw up proposals for the definition and design of the training offer and learning objectives, and to promote contacts for possible student internships in companies and institutions.
Composition of the Steering Committee:


  • Prof. Luca Ghidoni (President of the Study Course in Law)
  • Prof. Emanuele Castelli (President of the Study Course in Political Science)
  • Prof. Paola Torretta (President of the Study Course in Social Work)
  • President of the Bar Association of Parma
  • President of the Notary Association of Parma
  • President of the Court of Parma
  • President of the Association of Social Workers Emilia Romagna - OASER
  • Responsible Service Emilia Romagna Region - Uff. of Brussels
  • Secretary General of the Cariparma Foundation
  • President of the Association CSV Emilia - Parma
  • Manager of the Municipality of Parma - Welfare Area
  • Director ASP Parma Personal Services Company of the Parma District Delegate
  • Fondazione Aequitas ADR
  • Director Unione Parmense degli Industriali
  • President Gruppo Imprese Artigiane Parma
  • Vice Director Ascom Parma
  • Head of Promotion and Development Area - Consorzio Solidarietà Sociale Parma
  • Deputy Director General for Political Affairs and Central Security Director, Directorate General for Political and Security Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
  • Vice-President of INGO NOVE-Caring Humans