The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture (DICAAR) is the polytechnic expression of the University of Cagliari.

Scientific culture of project, planning, preservation, restoration and enhancement of environment and landscape, architectural, historical and archaeological heritages, structural and infrastructural assets, land and geological resources in the broadest sense are the aims that the Department proposes.

Interdisciplinary approach also includes contributions from the humanities, historical and social factors that contribute, in DICAAR, to achieve a synthesis discipline among the most relevant of the University.

DICAAR is the place of training for architects, civil and environmental engineers, with important projections to applied geosciences, professionals and researchers in planning and land management.

Expertises inside the Department, such as environmental protection, sustainability, energy efficiency, Cultural Heritage, ICT, are key themes for the third millennium model of development in advanced societies.