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University of Bergamo

4.1 out of 5 (22 ratings / 16 reviews) Bergamo, Italy
The existence of a large university structure in the city of Bergamo dates back to 1961 with the opening of the High College of Journalism and Audiovisual Media, a two year post-graduate school born through the initiative of the Università cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, and through the selection process of Bergamo City Council under the direction of Professor Mario Apollonio

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (3)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)



On the 16th November 1968 the constitution of the Board for the institution of university faculties in the city of Bergamo, attended by representatives from the City Council, the Provincial Council and the Chamber of Commerce, created the conditions necessary to the founding of new initiatives opened directly by the city and to the effective birth of the University of Bergamo.


  • CASI Centre for Statistical Analyses and Survey Interviewing
  • CELS Research Group on Industrial Engineering, Logistics and Services Operations
  • CERLIS Research Centre on Languages for Specific Purposes
  • CISAM International Centre for Studies on the Avant-garde and Modernity
  • CRiLeF Research Centre on Linguistics and Philology
  • CSEAR Italy Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research
  • ELab Entrepreneurial Lab, Centre for Research on Entrepreneurship
  • INdAM UniBgFrancesco Severi Italian Institute of High Mathematics. UniBg Research Unit
  • ISHTAR Indeterministic Sciences and Historico-philosophical Transdisciplinar Advanced Research Centre ORAResearch Centre on Time and Its Signs

University Ranking

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Housing services

The University of Bergamo is located in Lombardia, a region in Northern Italy with more than 10 millions inhabitants and one of the regions with the highest GDP pro capita in Europe. With a history older than the foundation of Rome, Bergamo grew as a key town in Mediaeval times and is now a bridge between Western and Eastern Europe: its airport is the Southern Europe hub for Ryanair and other low cost airlines, turning over 9 million passengers in 2012.

Medical services

Make sure to have always your stay permit and your “Tessera di assistenza sanitaria”/Health Insurance Card with you. For "normal"/"general" medical treatments (e.g. flu, prescriptions, a cold, etc.) you have to go to a general practitioner (in Italian medico di base) and the visit will be free of charge. In order to choose a GP

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"

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very modern and innovative in the Masters' study

Nothing in this world is perfect, this university is not an exceptional one.;)
Agnish Dhar rated 4 out of 5 stars

According to my experiences. I would certainly point out that, Unibg is one of the best public universities around the world. The faculties are very much efficient.The program which I choose is well oriented. The ambience around the classroom is fully multicultural because of different nationalities of students and professors. Also, Unibg is tied up with world top...

Amazing yet struggling.
Agnish Dhar rated 4 out of 5 stars

Like in everything, there is pros and cons. Here, I also encountered the same. The pros of studying at University of Bergamo are many.Some of them are like, getting a International ambience, good facilities,low tuition fees, scholarship opportunities for lower income family and having a classroom in the beautiful part of the city. While, every cloud has silver lining...