Since its establishment in 2007 the Intercultura Foundation has sponsored many researches conducted in cooperation with Italian and European Universities. Some examples:
The perception of “otherness” among secondary school students in Italy, conducted by the Universities of Bari, Milano, Padova, Siena and Verona.
The perception of China by Italian adolescents, conducted by Marianella Sclavi (Politecnico di Milano);
The role of teachers in promoting international youth exchanges and internationalisation of the Italian schools, condected by SICESE/University of Rome Tor Vergata;
The evaluation of the competencies after a school year abroad, conducted by SICESE/University of Rome Tor Vergata;
The "success" of foreign exchange students in the Italian secondary schools, conducted by the Universities of Bari and Milan;
Kaleidoscope Project, a research on the impact of the AFS experience on the participants to the year programme, conducted by Nicolas Geeraert (University of ESSEX);
The narration of the AFS experience, conducted by Bachisio Bandinu (University of Cagliari);
What secondary school I would like for Italy, based on conversations with AFS returnees attending the second year of university, conducted by the University of Milan Bicocca.