Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi
USGM is the first Italian Open University recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University & Research. It currently has 16.000 students enrolled across 6 Schools: Business, Law, Political Sciences, Applied Sciences &Technologies, Arts, Education Science. USGM offers a wide range of lectures, workshops, and research ventures, exploring the use of technological advancements in education, providing interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and competences, with a particular focus on global perspectives, contemporary culture and Industry 4.0.
USGM has been implementing a dedicated web portal www.marconindustry4punto0.it for supporting the circulation of ideas, initiatives, events and training actions on I4.0 topics.
The USGM Placement Office offers students, undergraduates and graduates orientation and guidance services at the beginning, throughout and at the end of their university path to help them to enter in the labor market. The Office keeps close contact with companies, institutions and associations, so as to help graduates launch out into the world of work by arranging students internship and placements. USGM arranged career days focused on Industry 4.0 job opportunities.
The USGM R&D Department has extensive experience in various National and EU projects. Among them “EU personal branding for employment” EPBE aims to teach and study techniques on job hunting and personal branding within Internet; “Digital skills for employability and social inclusion” EMPLOY aims to build digital skills for employment among young peoples through experiential, active, game-based learning interventions.