DiGSPES stands for Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza e Scienze Politiche, Economiche e Sociali (Law, Political, Economic and Social Sciences)

Teaching activities: Alessandria, Novara, Asti.

Research activities: Alessandria.

The DiGSPES stands out on the national scene for its wide range of teaching activities and its excellent research. It offers the single-cycle master’s degree programme in Law, the bachelor’s degree programmes in Political, Economic, Social and Administration Sciences and in Social Work; the master’s degree programme in Economics, Management and Institutions and in Local Development; some post-graduate and PhD programmes.

It carries out extensive research through its institutes. The National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and the Research (Anvur) has ranked the DiGSPES first in the area of Political and Social Sciences, and, in particular, in the areas of Sociology and History of Political Doctrines.

The Department coordinates some national projects concerning post-metropolitan territories as emerging urban forms, and several regional programmes funded by banking foundations or other entities.