The University of Genoa

The University of Genoa (UniGe), founded in 1471, is one of the most valuable cultural and scientific heritage of the Mediterranean and the Italian north-western area, strongly engaged in promoting the progress and the values of our society. UniGe is located throughout Liguria, with campuses in Genoa, Savona, Imperia and La Spezia. UniGe plays a leading role in research, innovation and technology transfer in an increasingly competitive environment at national and international levels. UniGe takes part in national and international programmes, and promotes cooperation with local and regional authorities and companies.

Some facts: 32.000 students enrolled in Bachelor and Master courses, including 3.000 international students; 1.350 student exchanges each year; 1.250 Professors and Assistant professors; 125 Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, including 13 programmes taught in English and 20 double degree programmes; 30 Ph.D. courses; 80 Professional Master’s programs and Specialisation courses; 2 Hospitals; 9 Libraries; several museums and botanical gardens.

UniGe is present in all the major international rankings (QS, ARWU, THE, CWUR, US-News, Scimago, etc.). The average UniGe position is around 350, i.e., in world top 1.5% universities. UniGe is ranked third among big Italian universities (20-40.000 students) in terms of international relationships (Censis ranking).