Inauguration of the 462nd Academic Year

Inaugurazione 462° Anno Accademico

The Rector of the University of Sassari, Gavino Mariotti, will officially inaugurate the 462nd academic year.

The ceremony will take place on Monday, February 19th, at 11:00 AM at the Municipal Theater of Sassari and will be live-streamed on the UNISS website.

Following this, the historic building "Porta Nuova" in Largo Porta Nuova in Sassari will be inaugurated.


Gaudeamus igitur and entrance of the Academic Procession

National Anthem

Institutional Greetings

  • Gian Vittorio Campus - Mayor of Sassari
  • H.E. Mons. Gian Franco Saba - Metropolitan Archbishop of Sassari
  • Christian Solinas – President of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia

Inaugural Address

  • Gavino Mariotti - Magnificent Rector


  • Alessio Cudoni – On behalf of the Students
  • Alma Cardi – On behalf of the T.A.B. staff

Lectio Magistralis

  • H.E. Card. Matteo Maria Zuppi, President of the Italian Episcopal Conference
    • The pillars for peaceful coexistence in the light of Pope Francis' encyclical Fratelli tutti

Address by the Goliardic Association of Turritan

Solemn Proclamation of the opening of the academic year 2023-2024, the 462nd since its foundation


  • University of Sassari Choir, conducted by M° Fabio Fresi
  • Tenores di Bitti “Remunnu 'e Locu”
  • Maria Giovanna Cherchi accompanied on guitar by Federico Fresi

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