Francesco Castelli, Full Professor of Infectious diseases, is the Rector of the University of Brescia for the six academic years 2022-2028.

The Rector is the legal representative of the university and holder of the direction,  initiative and co-ordination functions of scientific and educational activities. S/He is the common denominator in the university governing bodies and presides over the Academic Senate and University Board of Directors, proposing the Director General, designating the Vice-Rector and, if necessary using pre-selected Deputy Rectors and Delegates.

The Rector is elected from serving Full Professors at the university or other Italian universities and remains in office for a mandate of six years which is not renewable.

Last updated on: 02/11/2022