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University of Bergamo

4.0 out of 5 (50 ratings / 50 reviews) Bergamo, Italy
The University of Bergamo contributesto the cultural, social and economic progress of the territory.Public Engagement: this is the dimensions that is now becoming sounder and that our University is ready to interpret and carry on. Continuing to have a deep connection with the city is not a limit to acknowledging how nowadays internationality is the new horizon to focus our attention to.



It was 1968 when, the University, originally named “The Institute of Foreign Languages and Literature” was founded in the Upper Town of Bergamo. An autonomous body, neither private nor public: a project wanted by the city's institutions, animated by their mutual understanding and extraordinary far-sightedness.


To help you collect all necessary information, University of Bergamo Student Services Office offers a series of useful tools and services, to help you and your family clarify any doubts and understand which is the most appropriate choice for you. 


The University of Bergamo considers research its main strategic activity. UniBg invests in the development of talents, innovation, support for researchers and international collaborations, providing different types of funding for research.

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Student services

The Students’ Office is located in Bergamo, via dei Caniana 2, for students enrolled in degree programs offered by the Departments of:

  • Law
  • Letters, Philosophy, Communication
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Management, Economics and Quantitative Methods
  • Human and Social Sciences

Housing services

In July of each year, the Financial Aid & Scholarship Service publishes a call for applications for the housing service. The call for applications is addressed to students enrolled in Bachelor’s degree courses, Master's degree courses, two-year or Single-cycle courses and PhDs at the University of Bergamo.

Student Life

Campus life

Campus of Economics and Law

  • in the City of Bergamo
  • at walking distance from the train station
Campus of Humanities
  • in the Mediaeval Upper town
Campus of Engineering
  • in Dalmine, the industrial outskirts of Bergamo
  • inside the science park "Kilometro Rosso"

Sports facilities

CUS BERGAMO is the sports center of the University of Bergamo and as such promotes sporting activity primarily towards students and the teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. On the other hand, precisely as a sports center of the University as well as a member of the CUSI (Italian University Sports Center), a sports promotion body of the CONI, the activity of the CUS is also statutorily aimed at the entire Bergamo community.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

our university provieds best teachers faculty

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Bergamo is quite a small city and with the help of university projects, it is attracting more and more students every year. The university is offering really nice Erasmus/exchange programs and also independent projects for some related courses. Apart from that, there is no campus life. Students just coming for the lectures and then you can't see anybody around. Erasmus or...

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Sohrab Samie rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university and quality of teaching is very good overall but it was affected by Covid-19.


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