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IMT-Institutions, Markets, Technologies Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca


The School IMT has been instituted with  decree 18  november 2005.
The School has been founded from a constituted consortium  between the University of Pisa with to the Advanced School Sant' Anna, to the Polytechnic of Milan, the University  Luiss Guido Carli of Rome and to the Lucchese Foundation for  the High Formation and the research.
IMT is an international graduate school that promotes cutting-edge research in areas with clear practical relevance, contributing to form international professional elites for business and institutions.
Research and teaching programs at IMT focus on institutional and technological change, the role of organizations and markets in economic systems, the analysis of complex systems in social sciences, computer science and engineering.
IMT focuses exclusively on Ph.D. programs, achieving a significant integration between research and teaching.
Since its foundation, IMT has launched 2 editions of five 3-year PhD programs, in the following interdisciplinary research areas:

  • Biorobotics Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Economics, Markets, Institutions
  • Political Systems and Institutional Change
  • Technology and Management of Cultural Heritage

The undergraduate students are admitted to the IMT after having passed a national public competition.