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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.