Top reasons to study here

  • Access to employment and all competitions run at the University of Bologna, for technical and administrative staff, professors and researchers.
  • Since the early 2000s, Alma Mater Studiorum has participated in national-level pilot initiatives on teaching.
  • The University takes responsibility for ensuring the quality of its Degree Programmes and adopts Quality Assurance as method for carrying out related activities

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (21)
Engineering & Technology (10)
Business & Management (8)
Humanities (6)
Computer Science & IT (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Law (1)

About

History

The establishment that we call University today began to evolve in Bologna in the late 11th century, when masters of grammar, rhetoric and logic began to devote themselves to law.

Education

University studies are divided into three cycles:

First cycle and Single cycle degree programmes: First Cycle Degrees, Single Cycle Degrees.

Second cycle degree programmes: Second Cycle degree programme.

Third cycle degree programmes: Doctoral studies (PhD) and Specialisation Schools.

The University also runs vocational programmes including First and Second level Professional Master's Programmes, Post-Graduate programmes, Lifelong Learning Courses and Intensive Courses.

Research

The University of Bologna needs your support to keep its standards of research and teaching high. By joining in our enterprises you support the younger generation and offer our students and society an opportunity of future growth.

Career

Internships and Job Placement

  • Curricular internships
  • (Non-curricular) training and guidance internships
  • Internship Abroad
  • Post-graduate guidance
  • Job Placement

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
138
2017
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2016
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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.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
201
2016
201
2015
201
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
2018
201
2017
201
2016
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

In Piazza Maggiore opposite the basilica of San Petronio, Bologna Welcome now contains a university information desk for the city: a point where one can find out about the University of Bologna, past and present, museums and venues.

Housing services

The university residences, information services and all the housing opportunities for students away from home.

Library services

The University of Bologna has a wide network of facilities, library and documentary services providing support for studies, teaching, research, professional and cultural activities.

ICT services

1,100 wi-fi access points, 2 server farms with more than 250 virtual servers.

Medical services

  • With official residence in Italy for at least 5 years, may apply to their Municipality of residence for an "Attestato di Soggiorno Permanente"- (Certificate of Permanent Residence) which entitles them to registration with the National Health Service (SSN) and with a General Practitioner (GP) for an indefinite period.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Bologna has a Multicampus structure, ensuring the opportunity to learn and promoting stable research activities throughout the region, aiming to improve the operations and quality of life for the university community.

  • Cesena Campus
  • Forlì Campus
  • Ravenna Campus
  • Rimini Campus
  • Representación en la República Argentina

Sports facilities

Centers and systems:

  • School Field Baumann - Athletics Track (Bologna)
  • Dario Lucchini Sports Center (Bologna)
  • UniOne Gym
  • Gymcus Gym (Bologna)
  • University Sports Facilities "Bertini" (Bologna)
  • University Sports Facilities Embankment - Pala CUS (Bologna)
  • Sports Facility Precious (Ozzano Emilia)
  • Gym 23 Stadium C. Longo (Bologna)

Student clubs

Exhibitions, concerts, Master lessons, conferences, art, music, cinema, dance and theatre shows, poetic initiatives and popular science: Alma Mater Studiorum presents to all the students useful links to live the city at its best.