University of Naples Federico II

3.9 out of 5 (142 ratings / 139 reviews) Napoli, 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

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

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.  

Education

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
2021
301
2020
301
2019
301
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
401
2021
401 -50
2020
351
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
424 -32
2021
392 32
2020
424
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
2022
-
2021
192 12
2020
204
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Services

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

unorganised
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Unwell organised, two much burocracy, exams too easy

Good
Nunzio Francesco Riccetti rated 4 out of 5 stars

Nice University, good for all student that want to learn and improve their skills

Federico II: the best Uni in Naples
Anna Fiorillo rated 5 out of 5 stars

University of Naples Federico II is the ancient university in Naples. Until now I am really happy to be a student here.

Napoli, Campania, Italy

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