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Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Founded in 1088, Bologna University has been student-centred whilst attracting prominent figures from science and the arts. Today it is a leader in the European Higher Education Area and famous for its beauty and integration with the city.Its teaching catalogue is diversified and tailored to the needs of present-day society: over 200 degree programmes among its 33 Departments, 11 Schools and over 81,000 students. A further 5000 are candidates for its PhDs and 3rd cycle programmes. The calibre of its graduates, its internationally renowned teachers and its quality research give it a competitive edge, especially in the job market. Bologna is the best Italian university for attraction of FP7 funds.Bologna has always favoured a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural approach; it invests in international, multicultural training, research and services. It has formed knowledge alliances with industry and public/private organizations, and is a hub of international networks. Of its  international and joint-degree programmes, 27 are taught in English. Besides the five campuses (Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna, Rimini), there is an overseas branch (Buenos Aires) coordinating research, post-graduate training and academic liaison with Latin America. Beyond its close European links Bologna enjoys multiple international connections, with North America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

=204
2016
208
2017
=188
2018
  • 49.1
    Overall Score
  • 81.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 36.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 62.9
    Employer Reputation
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
=36
2016
=32
2017
  • 76.5
    Overall Score
  • 79.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 72.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 67.3
    H-index Citations
91-100
2017
101-110
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 53.9-55.8
    Overall Score
  • 56.3
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 44
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.7
    Partnerships with Employers
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,990
International
153

Number of students

63,399
Postgraduate 43%
Undergraduate 57%

Number of international students

4,195
Postgraduate 50%
Undergraduate 50%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

129 Undergraduate Courses

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106 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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