Lodovico Pogliaghi was born on 8 January 1857¹ in Milan by the railway engineer Giuseppe Pogliaghi and Luigia Merli, both belonging to rich and distinguished bourgeois families of the city. He attended the Liceo Parini in Milan and then enrolled at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, where he was a pupil of Giuseppe Bertini (Milan […]

With so much to see and do, you’ll feel inspired by Varese’s countryside and attractions as the stunning landscapes, fabulous food and wine, and fascinating culture win your heart time after time. Varese is a city and comune in north-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 55 kilometres (34 mi) north-west of Milan. The population of Varese in 2018 has reached 80,559. It is the […]

The University of Insubria is an Italian university located in Como and Varese, with secondary locations in Busto Arsizio and Saronno. It was founded in 1998, it has been named after the area where it is situated, the historical-geographical region of Insubria. Organisation Since faculties in Italy have been abolished, departments (that usually managed research) have taken up faculties’ didactic duties. The current departments […]