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University of Naples Federico II

3.8 out of 5 (83 ratings / 65 reviews) Naples, Italy
The foundation of the university was carried out within the framework of an administrative reform pursued by the emperor with the objective of training bureaucrats in becoming loyal to him as well as becoming capable of monitoring local nobles whom he distrusted. 

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)



It is one of the oldest universities to be founded by a head of State while other educational institutions by and large were a product of corporate initiatives.  


The University of Naples Federico II is equipped with 26 departments, 4 faculties, and over 50 research centers, as well as 4 academies, all of which are in collaboration with leading companies.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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351 -50
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Housing services

The company International Students Union (ISU) will help you finding accommodation in Naples. The service, offered on behalf of the University of Naples Federico II, is free of charge.

Library services

The library system of the University of Naples Federico II includes libraries of area, center and department.

These libraries are distributed throughout the city and surrounding areas, covering a span of approximately 17 km from the building site to the northwest of Agnano and Fuorigrotta to Portici.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The sport activities available for students are organised and managed by the C.U.S. (University Sports Centre)

Activities and facilities available:

  • Athletics
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Canoeing (Canottieri Napoli Via Acton)
  • Fitness Gym

Student Reviews

Not good at all but ok
Provided by ESN rated 3 out of 5 stars

The faculty is not very efficient. Teachers don't give a lot of attention to students difficults. Spaces are insufficient to accommodate the large number of students. The infrastructure to reach the faculty is crumbling. On the other hand, all these problems make the student more adaptable to situations.

in search of the scientific roots of agriculture
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university experience, which began five years ago, has given me a wealth of knowledge regarding agriculture and its global importance. The path I have undertaken is divided into two courses of study, one of three years (180 credits), entitled agricultural, forestry and environmental sciences, and one of two years (120 credits), entitled agricultural sciences and...

Critical and clinical mindset
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The overall experience was actually great with multidisciplinary studies and learning, good involvement of the students in the practical activities. I loved getting involved in the clinical procedures of taking care of different animal species, above all Large Animals. I would suggest an even more practical approach with more experiences on the fields for every single...


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