The University today: numbers and innovation

The presence throughout the territory, the international outlook, the research, the programme catalogue, the information services: in these and many other areas, today the Alma Mater paves the way for innovation.

5:  the Campuses (Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna e Rimini)

11: the Schools of the University of Bologna.

33: the Departments of the University of Bologna.

12: the Research and Training Centre.

11,000: (average) number of research products, more than 400 patents, 147 funded research projects (H2020 and LIFE), 10 SIR projects (Scientific Independence of Young Researcher), 7 Inter-departmental Centres for Industrial research (CIRI).

85,244: the students who have chosen the University of Bologna (A.Y. 2015/16), making it the most popular university in Italy. Teaching and extra-curricular activities take place in 1,162,506.81 m2 of space in the campuses of Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini.

215: Degree Programmes (A.Y. 2017/2018): 92 first cycle 3-year programmes, 110 second cycle programmes and 13 single cycle programmes.

71: International degree programmes, 47 of which are delivered in English.

41: PhD programmes (A.Y. 2016/17), 39 specialisation schools, 66 first and second level professional master's programmes, 16 of which are international.

2,113: international students from abroad on exchange programmes and 2,771 students enrolled at UNIBO who spent a study period abroad in 2016.

5,756  people: the university community of teaching and services staff.

The library system offers access to 47,000 on-line journals, 190,000 e-books and  647 databases.

1,100 wi-fi access points, 2 server farms with more than 520 virtual servers.