CIRTEN is an Interuniversity Consortium for Technological Nuclear Research, constituted in 1994 with an official act subscripted  by  the Rectors of six Italians Universities where there are still actives a Master  Degree or Courses in Nuclear Engineering, like the following:

Polytechnic of Milan

Polytechnic of Turin

University of Bologna

University of Padova

University of Palermo

University of Pisa

University of Roma1 “La Sapienza”

The Italian Universities, with CIRTEN consortium, have promoted scientific and technical research activities, which have always constituted one fundamental part of the University formation, allowing the upgrading of  knowledge in the field of the Italian Nuclear Engineering.

The principal purposes are:

  • Promoting the Scientific and Technological Research of Universities at National and International levels on nuclear  widely discussed and adjourned issues (i.e. European - Framework Programs);
  • Motivating and coordinating the Universities members of CIRTEN Consortium to achieve and maintain the current high level of knowledge in the nuclear field;
  • To coordinate the participation in research programmes at National and International levels;
  • To coordinate the Universities members of CIRTEN Consortium with research organisations, industry for R&S activities in the nuclear sector;
  • To coordinate the Universities members of CIRTEN Consortium with Research Organization , Industry for R&D activities in the nuclear sector;
  • Education and dissemination/information of knowledge in nuclear field.