Città Studi SpA was created in January 1 2004 by a merger between two companies, Città degli Studi SpA and Texilia SpA. A modern versatile architectural complex located in the heart of the oldest woolen textile district in Europe. Città Studi covers an area of 110.00 square meters which comprises: a university campus, an agency for vocational education, a congress centre, a specialized library, a centre for research services. Città Studi is the only university campus designed by the famous architect Gae Aulenti. The mission is to spread culture, education,technology transfer, in close collaboration with the local economic and social sector, operating within a logic of international networks of knowledge and know-how, ensuring top quality service and operational efficiency.
Città Studi is a tool that works according to the logic of the system with the Public Administration and the local manufacturing district, pursuing transparency, efficiency and optimization of resources.Città Studi is a joint stock company owned by public and private shareholders:
- The Cassa di Risparmio di Biella Foundation (major shareholder) - Finpiemonte Partecipazioni S.p.A. - Biellese Industrial Association - Municipality of Biella - Provincial Administration of Biella - Biella Chamber of Commerce
Today Città Studi covers an area of approximately 110.000 sq.m.: a University Campus, Vocational Education Centre,Research and Consulting Services for companies and the private, Specialized Services Department, University Residence, CongressCentre and a specialized Library.