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University of Bologna

University of Bologna

country rank 1
world rank 160

University Overview

Established in 1088, Università degli Studi di Bologna (University of Bologna) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Bologna (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Emilia-Romagna. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Cesena, Ravenna, Rimini, Buenos Aires. Officially recognized by the Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, Italia (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research of Italy), Università degli Studi di Bologna (UNIBO) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Italian higher education institution. Università degli Studi di Bologna (UNIBO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 932 years old Italian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Italian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNIBO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

NameUniversity of Bologna
MottoAlma Mater Studiorum
Nourishing Mother of the Studies

University Location

AddressVia Zamboni, 33
40126 Emilia-Romagna
Tel+39 051 209 9965
Fax+39 051 209 9372
Other locationsCesena, Ravenna, Rimini, Buenos Aires

Study Areas and Degree Levels





Arts & Humanities 
Business & Social Sciences 
Language & Cultural 
Medicine & Health 
Science & Technology 

Yearly Tuition Range

1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission OfficeVia Zamboni, 33
Bologna 40126

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious AffiliationNone

Facilities and Services

Library Yes 
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic CounselingYes
Career ServicesYes
Institutional HospitalYes


Institutional Accreditation 

Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, Italia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Utrecht Network
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • Guild of European Research Intensive Universities
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • UniAdrion
  • Unimed
  • International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP)

Academic Structure

University of Bologna
|Faculty of Agriculture School of Architecture Faculty of Industrial Chemistry Faculty of Conservation of Cultural Heritage Faculty of Economics Faculty of Economics, Forlì Faculty of Economics, Rimini Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Law Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Engineering II Faculty of Literature and Philosophy Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Psychology Faculty of Education Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences Faculty of Motor Sciences Faculty of Political Science Faculty of Political Sciences II Faculty of Statistical Sciences School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators Interfaculty

Tip: search for University of Bologna’s faculties or academic divisions with the uniRank Search Engine

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