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University of Naples Federico II

University of Naples Federico II is one of the oldest universities to be founded by a head of State; this was at variance with other educational institutions, which were, by and large, the product of corporate initiatives. 

Top reasons to study here

  • One of the oldest and largest universities in the world.
  • Higher education and research training.
  • Combine teaching and research excellence with the warm and friendly atmosphere.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)

About

History

Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, King of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor established the University of Naples as the Studium with an Imperial Charter, on 5 June 1224. In recognition of its founder, the university was named Federico II in 1987.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
201 100
2017
301
2016
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
301
2018
-
2017
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
472 9
2018
481
2017
481
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
225 6
2017
231
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

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 University Center for Libraries coordinates the library system, gives access to the University's information resources, promotes the production of digital contents and services.

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

a formative experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I like the open minded environment but I think that services will have to be improved

live... study .... Pizza!
salma moussa rated 4 out of 5 stars

i like that the professors have empathy for students, cooperative and flexible, the overall load is acceptable but you need to study hard for the exams because it test your deep understanding of the courses; the buraucracy and the administrative work needs imprpvement.

Erasmus
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Mi experiencia ha sido positiva, la recomendo