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Honorary Degrees

The University of Trieste is proud to have awarded honorary degrees to deserving leaders from the academia, politics, finance and culture. These include:

  • Antonello Mordeglia, Honorary Master’s degree in Electrical and Systems Engineering – 16 June 2017
     
  • Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy - Honorary Master’s degree in Statistical and Actuarial Science – 6 February 2015
     
  • Masao Furusawa, Manager Yamaha - Honorary Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering – 3 June 2015
     
  • Julian Nida-Rümelin, Philosopher and Political Analyst - Honorary Master’s degree in Philosophy – 25 September 2014
     
  • Liliana Segre, Holocaust Survivor - Honorary degree in Law – 27 November 2008
     
  • Dimitrios Archontonis S.S. Bartolomeo I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople - Honorary degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences – March 2008
     
  • Joseph Rykwert, Architecture Historian - Honorary degree with a speciality in Architecture – 28 February 2008
     
  • Roberto Car, Physicist, Dirac Medal Winner and Hewlett-Packard Award Winner- Honorary degree in Physics – 25 November 2005
     
  • Predrag Matvejevic, Teacher and intellectual - Honorary degree in Foreign Languages and Literature – 6 June 2002
     
  • Jean Marie Lehn, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry - Honorary degree in Chemistry – 18 May 2001
     
  • Riccardo Illy, Businessman, former Mayor of the City of Trieste - Honorary degree in Political Science - 5 Septembre 2000
  • Peter Newmark, Translation Instructor; among the founders of Translation Studies - Honorary degree in Translation – 26 April 1995
     
  • Tenzin Gyatso, Tibetan Buddhist Monk, 14th Dalai Lama - Honorary degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences – 11 September 1997
     
  • Carlo Rubbia, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics - Honorary degree in Electrical Engineering – 12 September 1994
     
  • Rita Levi Montalcini, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine - Honorary degree in Medicine and Surgery – May 1991
     
  • Paul Girolami, former Chairman of GLAXO - Honorary degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology – 14 October 1991
     
  • Eduard Shevardnadze, former USSR Foreign Minister and President of Georgia - Honorary degree in International and Diplomatic Sciences – 14 March 1991

Last updated on: 20/08/2018 - 14:34