The Department is divided into sections functional to organizational and research needs. The Sections do not have management autonomy or dedicated facilities and services.
At least five professors and researchers belong to each section; every professor or researcher can join only one section.
Among the professors and researchers belonging to the Section, a Coordinator is elected and in charge for four years; the Coordinator promotes and coordinates the activities of the section itself and through it the section exercises advisory functions and proposals to the Department Council.
The sections in which the DICEA is divided are: