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University of Brescia

4.5 out of 5 (10 ratings / 7 reviews) Brescia, Italy
In July 2013, the University of Brescia (UniBS) resolved to become Italy's first thematic university, with the theme of population Health&Wealth. This vocation, drawn from the different subject areas of the University, is planned in various scientific areas, including those of technology, medicine and biology, law and economics, ethics, regulations and culture.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)

About

History

The Università degli Studi di Brescia was officially established in 1982 with three Schools: Medicine and Surgery, Engineering, Economics and Business. However, the creation phase lasted nearly two decades, so the first attempts to open university courses in Brescia go back to the 1960s.

Education

Through management of the right to study, the University of Brescia grants total or partial exemption from taxes and fees and facilitates attendance of University Programmes and use of University facilities, with particular focus on those who are capable and deserving but are socially and financially disadvantaged, by offering them the chance to take advantage of housing and catering services; it also promotes, supports and advertises activities providing services for students enrolled in its programmes, encouraging the creation of communities for students and teaching staff that promote knowledge integration.

Research

The University of Brescia promotes initiatives aimed at internationalization, European and international exchange agreements and cooperation programs to encourage mobility of students and researchers. The result is a wide choice of dual awards, degree courses held in English, international summer schools, togheter with higly-recognized scientifich research and important international awards.

Career

Below are some useful tips to make the most of the opportunities offered by attending Career Days:

  • find out about the companies present at the Career Day by consulting the information sheets available on this page and visiting their websites;
  • prepare your CV and print several copies of it to hand to attending companies;
  • draft a cover letter specifying your motivations and strengths;
  • prepare some questions to ask companies to clarify your doubts;
  • take part in the proposed activities on the Career Day programme;
  • visit the U.O.C. Orientamento, Stage, Placement stand to find out more about the services offered and leave your contact details so that an employment counselling interview may be arranged.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
501 -100
2018
401
2017
401
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
701 50
2018
751 -50
2017
701
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
2019
-
2018
590 4
2017
594
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.

Services

Student services

The InfoStudente service has been operative since 1 July 2015: this electronic service allows students and external users to request and obtain information online via a guided platform.  Students can also use this service to make an appointment with the students’ careers services offices.

Housing services

The Università degli Studi di Brescia manages 8 facilities located close to the main university sites, which can accommodate a total of 396 students:

  • Residenza Valotti 3/b
  • Residenza Bruno Boni
  • Residenza Valotti 1
  • Residenza Carmine
  • Residenza San Faustino
  • Residenza Paitone
  • Residenza Ex Emiliani
  • Residenza Pozzo dell'Olmo

Library services

  • Economics and Law Library
  • Engineering Library
  • Medicine Library

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Brescia University Sports Center (CUS - Centro Universitario Sportivo) is an amateur sport association federated to C.U.S.I. agency for sport promotion of C.O.N.I.

Student clubs

An overall sum of Euro 87,000.00 is made available by the Università degli Studi di Brescia for cultural and social projects and activities related to the university and promoted by its students.During the year, two calls for applications (bando) are programmed for the allocation of this sum. 

Student Reviews

Università degli studi di Brescia
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
Uni Brescia provided me with a great experience of university life. The staff and students are all friendly, the course is brilliant, the social life is great and the campus provides a safe and friendly environment.
Interesting
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
It was a friendly and sociable environment in which learning was enhanced
University was very hard but I learned a lot.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
University was very hard but I learned a lot