Ministero dell'Università e della Ricerca
The Ministry of Universities and Research (Italian Ministero dell'Università e della Ricerca, MUR for short) is one of the ministries of the Italian government. It is based in the Roman district of Trastevere. In the course of time, the ministry was split off from the Ministry of Education several times and reintegrated into it. The current Minister of Universities and Research is Maria Cristina Messa.