Cittadella Mediterranea della Scienza

Vision

A brighter future for Apulia region through science experiences that engage, challenge and inspire.

Mission

To promote science and technology through thought-provoking, fun and exciting hand’s on experiences, that inspire all to explore and understand the world around them.

About us

The Mediterranean City of Sciences in Bari is a permanent cultural institution created by the University of Bari and the Community of Mediterranean Universities for promoting science and technology through thought-provoking, fun and exciting hand’s on experiences that inspire all to explore and understand the world around them.

The Mediterranean City of Sciences in Bari is part of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums, linking science communication professionals in more than 400 institutions in 50 countries.

The Mediterranean City of Sciences main goals are:

  • to promote and exchange scientific and technological know-how in the field of mathematics, physics, natural science and derived technologies between Apulia and other Mediterranean countries.
  • to contribute to the safeguard and enhancement of the technological and scientific heritage of historical interest kept in various sites of the University of Bari and Apulia and open the same to the appreciation of the young generation.
  • to encourage the spread of techno-scientific knowledge in the Mediterranean region with the aid of the Community of Mediterranean Universities.

In this perspective, all our projects aim at:

  • to build a scientifically literate and responsible society through inquiry-based science education;
  • inspire a lifelong journey of curiosity, discovery and action to create a better future for the planet.
  • to inspire student appreciation and excitement for STEM subjects and careers by engaging students in hands-on, real-world applications of STEM and first-hand interactions with professionals in these fields.