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How to find us


The Department of Humanities is located in Vercelli, specifically in the district between via G. Ferraris, viale Garibaldi, and piazza S. Eusebio.

Lessons, teaching and research activity, and administrative-technical procedures take place in classrooms, study rooms, laboratories, offices and a library which are all close to each other and the train station and bus routes.

Vercelli is on the road and train network Torino-Milano. It can be reached via autostrada A4 (Torino-Milano), turning onto A26 in the Vercelli direction. There are train and road connections with Novara - Milan - Venice, Turin, Casale - Alessandria, Asti, Mortara - Pavia, Santhià - Biella, and Valsesia.


As of 2015-16, Alessandra has operated the 3-year Bachelor’s degree in:

  • Literature at Palazzo Borsalino, via Cavour 84.

Alessandria is on the road and train network Torino-Genova/Torino-Piacenza. It can also be reached via A21 and A26. There are train and road connections with Turin, Milan, Vercelli, Casale, Asti, and Mortara.



Disum manager: Prof. Michele Mastroianni

Rectors’ Offices – Student Residences and SLD Services

Fill in the UpoRisponde form on the University website and in the field "Choose topic or recipient", enter "Right to Higher Education" or "Services for disabled or SLD students".

Classrooms and Study Rooms

Classrooms, study rooms and offices are all close to each other and also near the train station, bus station and carparks.


Research and teaching labs 

The L2 - CLUPO – University Language Centre laboratory has a workstation for visually impaired students, donated to UPO by the Leo Club District 108Ia1, as part of the national project Uni Leo 4 Light.


Teaching and Research Laboratories - Palazzo Tartara

  • DIGILIBlt – Laboratory of Digital Development and Reproduction of Texts
  • Laboratory of Multimedia and Visual Anthropology (Palazzo Tartara)
  • Laboratory of Geography and Maps collection 
  • LASA – Laboratory of Archaeology and History of Art
  • LICOTT – Laboratory of Computational Linguistics and Text Technology 

Student Services Office

via Galileo Ferraris 107-109
Open by appointment only; to make a request, use the online form UPORisponde.

Disum Teachers’ Offices - Palazzo Tartara

Via Galileo Ferraris 109 (entrance also from piazza Roma 16)

Reception: tel. 0161228210

Vercelli Campus Library

Via Galileo Ferraris, 54


Sale studio Polo Vercelli
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Aule Polo Vercelli
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Laboratori Disum Vercelli
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Planimetria terzo piano S. Giuseppe
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Planimetria secondo piano S. Giuseppe (Palazzina G)
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Planimetria piano terra Ex Ospedaletto
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Planimetria primo piano Ex Ospedaletto
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Planimetria piano sottotetto Ex Ospedaletto
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Planimetria piano terra S.Giuseppe
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Planimetria primo piano S.Giuseppe
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Planimetria secondo piano S. Giuseppe
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