University of Genoa



UniGe was founded in 1481.


UniGe carries out its teaching, research and technology transfer missions thanks to the activities of 5 schools, 22 departments and 11 topics.


Departments, laboratories, libraries and interdepartmental centres are the main places where UniGe research is carried out.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
401 100
501 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
601 50
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
264 22
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

The University of Genoa offers international students a wide range of welcoming activities. The International Students Office can help you find an accommodation, get the residence permit as well as the Italian fiscal code.

Housing services

The average price for a single room ranges between 300 and 350 € per month, depending on the district and on the level of comfort required (restored apartment, internet, wi-fi, lift, terrace); the average price for a double room is 250-300 € per person per month. The price of an entire flat ranges between 500 and 700 € per month.

Medical services

EU students come to Italy with their European Health Service card issued in their country of residence. If they need to undertake medical examinations, they can address any general practitioner free of charge.

Student Reviews

Disappointed/ Expectations were too much higher
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

Positive points: - The professors are qualified in general, explain well the lessons. - The Head of the Master is a kind and helpful person. He is usually available to solve problems. Negative points: - Bureaucracy, slow treatment process, and the student's office works 3 days/week from 9 to 12. - Cheating and fraud are in more than 70% of the exams: I have the...

Università oltre la pandemia
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Esperienza fantastica nonostante la pandemia che non ci ha permesso di vivere la vita accademica nella sua totalità

Best place
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As i researched, University of genova has high ranking in computer science field

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