Course Council

The tasks of the Course Council are governed by the University Regulations.
The Council consists of the course teaching staff and researchers and a student representative.
Student representatives: Valerio Taranto, Giovanna Antonia Resta.

Quality Assurance Manager (RAQ)

Prof. Daniele Del Rio


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

> Form per l'invio di segnalazioni, reclami, suggerimenti, apprezzamenti alla RAQ

Education manager

Andrea Barchi] 

The manager ensures the organisation and functionality of the didactics of the study course and manages and updates the content of the study

Review Group (RG)

The Review Group:

  • has the task of guiding the study course towards the goal 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.

Professor in charge of the internships

Prof. Luca Dellafiora.

You can address to prof. Dellafiora questions regarding every aspect of activation and the carrying out of internships.

Department Commission for International Mobility

The Department Commission for International Mobility manages the mobility of students (incoming and outgoing) in connection with all international exchange programmes (Erasmus Plus, Overworld etc.).

The teacher in charge for Master Course in Nutrition Science is prof. Luca Dellafiora

Contact person for students with disabilities, Specific Learning Disorders (SLD) or vulnerable groups

Prof.ssa Marilena Musci
Prof.ssa Franca Zanardi

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 course teaching staff 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 performance of the courses of study, to draw up proposals for the definition and design of the range of courses and learning objectives, and to promote contacts for possible internships of students in companies and institutions.
Composition of the Steering Committee: 
Prof. Furio Brighenti - Course President
Prof. Franco Bernini - Course Professor
Dr. Samuele Zanatta - DT, R&D Manager - Labomar S.r.l. -
Dott.ssa Enrica Bandini - R&D Director - Parmalat Spa - EMILIA ROMAGNA
Dr. Antonella Riva - Product Research Manager - Indena Spa - LOMBARDIA
Dr. ssa Lucia Giardino - Business Development Manager - International Products & Services Srl - LOMBARDIA
Dr. Claudia Vignale - Scientific Direction - Stardea Srl - EMILIA ROMAGNA
Dr.ssa Elena Ricotti - Manager - Nathura Spa - EMILIA ROMAGNA
Dr. Davide Paleari - Medical Adviser - Chiesi Spa - EMILIA ROMAGNA
Dr. Vincenzo Maglione - Managing Director - Farmaceutici Damor Spa - CAMPANIA
Dr.ssa Alessandra Fabbri - Regional Coordinator - Italian Society of Human Nutrition SINU
Dr. Giuseppe Marinò - Study Centre - FEDERSALUS Association of Health Products Industries


Joint Committee of Teachers and Students (CPDS)

Each department establishes a Joint Committee of Teachers and Students (CPDS) consisting of one lecturer and one student from each course of study pertaining to the department.

The CPDS is a permanent observatory on teaching activities.