Academic Ranking of World Universities

University of Genoa
English Name: University of Genoa
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Italy
Found Year: 1481
Address: Via Balbi, 5




The University of Genoa (UNIGE) is one of the most ancient of the European large universities; with about 280 educational paths distributed in the headquarters in Genoa and the learning centres of Imperia, Savona and La Spezia, it comes up to the community as a well-established reality throughout the region.

Located at the heart of a superb city, offering splendors of its medieval and baroque heritage and site of the largest and most productive harbour in Europe, the University of Genoa is one of the most renowned multidisciplinary public universities in Italy, with peaks of excellence in several scientific and technological domains.

The University of Genoa is a point of reference for any student wishing to achieve those competences needed to succeed in today's global world.




More than 1.300 faculty members distributed over five Schools:

• Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences

• Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

• Polytechnic School

• Social Sciences

• Humanities




More than 30.000 students at both undergraduate and graduate levels.




The University libraries and the City Library System of Genoa have merged their services to create a single Integrated Library System. The broad array of services offered by the University libraries include both traditional text consultation and innovative, high tech services.




• With its 124 Degrees, 54 Postgraduate Schools, 27 Masters and 29 Ph.Ds, UNIGE provides a truly multi-disciplinary teaching offer.

  1. The Scuola superiore dell'Università degli studi di Genova (IANUA) encourages advanced educational paths of didactic and scientific excellences for the most deserving students selected by public contest.




• Worldwide experts in all domains involving the sea: its habitat, its economy, its exploitation.

• Tight connections with one of the biggest oncological research hospital in Europe.

• Scientific and teaching synergies with the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN) and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR).

• Systematic collaborations and sharing of facilities and infrastructure with high-tech national and international companies (e.g. IIT).

• UNESCO Chair “Anthropology of Health. Biosphere and Healing Systems” established in 2014.




• The oldest Campus, site of the Social Sciences and Humanities Schools, descends from the heart of the baroque city down to the ancient harbour.

• The Science and Engineering campus is located in the eastern part of the city, close to the fisherman village of Boccadasse.

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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