Universita degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza” (UNIROMA1) is one of the oldest universities in the world and the second largest University in Europe, greatly able to manage its outstanding numbers: 120.000 enrolled students, 8.000 of them coming from outside Italy and 1.000 incoming and outgoing exchange students each year, 11 faculties which cover any kind of scientific and social area with their 63 departments, more than 4.700 professors and researchers and 4.300 administrative and technical staff.

ASuRTT- Sapienza Research and Tech Transfer Area, among its activities, supervises all issues concerning research evaluation by managing Sapienza open repository IRIS, including open access and open science matters.