Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi (USGM) is the first Italian Open University recognised by Ministry of Education, University and Research. It is based in Rome and counts eleven regional offices. It is a world-class university currently having a total number of around 15.000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, around 200 faculty members and an academic advising team to support students in all programs. The University offers Bachelors and Master degrees in the following subjects: Business, Law, Political Sciences, Applied Sciences & Technologies, Humanities and Education Science. Many courses are also offered in English, Russian, Greek and Spanish. Within the information society, the Open model represents a driving factor to Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and transfer Digital Fluency. The innovating learning modalities adopted encompasses the most advanced technological solutions and integrates non-residential communication tools with seminar activities. Since it was founded, the University is strongly committed in international cooperation and joint ventures. The Research & Development Department has extensive experience as applicant and partner in various National and European projects covering the following fields: e-learning, intelligent agent technology, OERs, STEM, internationalization of Higher Education, institutional communication, micro-finance, transportation, agriculture.