Why the University of Bologna?

The University of Bologna bases its activities on one belief: every person has unique potential. We are committed to facilitating the full expression of every talent, opening the door to a vast array of possibilities.

Academic excellence
Ranked among the best universities in the world, the University of Bologna offers high-quality study and research programmes, regularly recognised by the most important national and international academic rankings.
A dynamic identity, nine centuries long
More than 900 years of history make the University of Bologna a reality constantly devoted to change: our tradition is innovation.
A welcoming, inclusive environment
Increasing opportunities, enhancing diversity, spreading a culture of respect is the commitment we pursue in all our activities. The variety of specific services for the well-being and support of people at all stages of their university career is one of our strengths.
A unique experience
Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini - the locations of the campuses - are welcoming cities in which a large and lively student community creates an open and stimulating environment in which study, human relations and life experiences contribute to the growth of each person.
An international university
With its many exchange programmes, extensive global partnerships and the largest international student community in Italy, the University of Bologna takes you around the world.
Personal and professional growth
We offer services and activities that enrich the student experience: from research opportunities to internships in Italy and abroad, from collaborations with the University to sports and cultural activities.