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University of Salento

4.0 out of 5 (59 ratings / 48 reviews) Lecce, Italy
This is a young dynamic university, keen to expand and to prove itself at a national and international level. Since 1955 the Università del Salento has had the aim of promoting knowledge, skill and merit and has offered a large range of educational opportunities.

Master's Programmes



In 1955, when The University Consortium was founded. It worked with the Province of Lecce and the majority of towns in the surrounding area to create the Autonomous Teaching Magisterium Institute . Legal recognition arrived in 1959 which allowed students to be awarded a recognized degree. The university itself was recognised as a national university in 1967.


From law to science, economics to engineering, humanities to media studies, the university provides academic pathways to a range of professions as well as post-graduate and specialist courses tailor made to meet the needs of the workplace.


Research Departaments:

  • Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies - Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali
  • Cultural Heritage - Beni Culturali
  • Economical sciences - Scienze dell'Economia
  • History, Society, and Human Studies - Storia Società e Studi sull'Uomo
  • Humanities - Studi Umanistici
  • Innovation Engineering - Ingegneria dell'Innovazione
  • Legal studies - Scienze Giuridiche
  • Mathematical and Physics - Matematica e Fisica

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
626 4
630 -33
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
701 200
901 -100
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Student Reviews

A great experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Competent teachers, usually available also for extra curricular clarifications. A good training experience.

Your best time in Italy
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

University of Salento offers one of the best degree course in Italy. There are the most important research centres in Lecce, so it offers ample possibilities to work.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am very glad with Unisalento. The programme offered is wide and focused at the same time. The knowledge given is useful.


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