Our history

The origins of the University of Bologna go way back, and it is considered to be the oldest university in the Western world. Its history is intertwined with that of the great names of science and literature, it is a keystone and a point of reference for European culture.
Published Famous people, guests and illustrious students
Statue of Carducci
Right from the outset, the Studium in Bologna hosted numerous illustrious guests and scholars.
Published The University from the 12th to the 20th century
Statue of Ercole
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.