Confidential Counsellor

The Confidential Counsellor appointed by the Rector, is a super partes expert called on to prevent, manage and intervene in cases of harassment, mobbing and other forms of discrimination.

She/He enables any member of the University staff seeking support and advice to elaborate strategies to overcome work-place dynamics causing distress. The Confidential Counsellor can also promote strategies against discrimination and foster equal opportunities and well-being at work. 

All contacts, information and contents of the interviews with the Counsellor are confidential, and managed exclusively by Her/Him, in full compliance with the statutory and contractual provisions governing the appointment, including the Code of Conduct for the prevention and protection of sexual and moral harassment.

The activity of the Confidential Counsellor is marked by independence, privacy and respect of the will of the involved person, targeted at the best strategy to help managing and hopefully solving difficult situations.

How to contact the Confidential Counsellor

The position is currently covered by Prof. Fiorella Giusberti. You can contact her by appointment sending an email to A telephone number can be left to the Councellor to be contacted. (Languages spoken: Italian and English). 

The office and hours are:
Ex Magna Charta meeting room, Palazzo Paleotti, Via Zamboni 25, Bologna.
Hours: Monday 15: 00-18: 00, Wednesday 10: 00-13: 00, Friday 10: 00-13: 00.