Teaching activities

Coronavirus: suspension of teaching activities from 24 to 29 February

Alma Orienta and Career Day are postponed.

Published on 23 February 2020


Patrick Zaky

March for Patrick Zaky: Rector Ubertini’s Speech

Rector Speech for Zaki

Published on 19 February 2020



Student Council organizes a march for Patrick Zaky

Appointment on Monday, 17 February at 6 pm at the Rectorate, in via Zamboni 33, to march to Piazza Maggiore and show solidarity to Patrick Zaky from the entire community of the University of Bologna.

Published on 17 February 2020



Patrick George Zaky’s arrest: the motion of the University of Bologna

Patrick George Zaky

Following a proposal by the Rector Francesco Ubertini and by mutual agreement of the board of governors, the directors of Departments, the Campus Presidents, the Administrative and Technical Staff Council and the Student Council, the Academic Senate, at the special session of 12 February 2020, passed the following motion regarding the arrest of Patrick Zaky, a young student enrolled in the "GEMMA" Master at the University of Bologna.

Published on 12 February 2020



Coronavirus 2019-nCoV: the largest meta-analysis of the sequenced genomes of the virus


The analysis carried out by the University of Bologna confirms that the virus originates in bats and shows a low heterogeneity: the virus does not mutate a lot. However, it also identifies a hyper-variable genomic hotspot.

Published on 07 February 2020



The University of Bologna is one of the most international universities in the world and the most international in Italy

ranking by Times Higher Education

A new ranking by Times Higher Education using data from the World University Rankings 2020 about universities' internationalization confirms UniBo's international reputation.

Published on 04 February 2020


European project

Iraq, Archaeology and the University of Bologna: training tomorrow's scholars


New labs, libraries and 16 new courses in Archeology, Philology and Ancient History at the Universities of Baghdad, Kufa and Qadissiya.

Published on 04 February 2020


European project

Aquaculture in Europe: a shift towards technology and sustainability

Aquaculture in Europe

NewTechAqua, the European project led by the University of Bologna, will develop and test resilient and sustainable technologies for enhancing and diversifying fish, mussel and micro-algae production in Europe.

Published on 04 February 2020



What's to know about Coronavirus Covid-19

Useful and updated information about the contagion and the protection of our community's health.

Published on 30 January 2020



The active substance helping smoke quitters

A drug commonly prescribed for type 2 diabetes was found to significantly reduce physical and affective symptoms of nicotine withdrawal in laboratory animals. This could lead to new treatments for tobacco dependence.

Published on 27 January 2020