University of Ferrara
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Italy
Found Year: 1391
Address: Via Ariosto, 35
Introduction

The University of Ferrara is a very old, strong, structured and well-established institution, founded in 1391 by Marquis Alberto V d’Este upon the authorisation issued by Pope Boniface IX with the papal Bull “In Supreme Dignitatis”. Its identity is rooted in the historical and cultural tradition that welcomed and formed illustrious figures such as Copernico, Paracelso and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. In the University of Ferrara education and research are of the highest quality. With its 12 Departments, the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Prevention and 31 centres, the University of Ferrara offers 63 degree courses and numerous research and post-graduate courses. University life takes place in modern buildings like the Science and Technology Park and the Chemical and Bio Medical Centre and in ancient prestigious artistic and historical buildings. The University of Ferrara always occupies high positions in the main rankings regarding teaching activity and research. This is due to the quality of the many services dedicated to students and the numerous research activities conducted every day in different scientific domains and disciplines. The University offers numerous services: libraries, study halls and laboratories with wireless access and a team of people dedicated to providing reception services, guidance, tutoring and academic support, also to international students, who are choosing the University of Ferrara in growing numbers, thus demonstrating its international character. Moreover it can boast numerous international partnerships with foreign universities, which enable students and researchers to pursue their activities in Ferrara or abroad with the same opportunities. A great deal of attention is devoted to interaction with the world of work. The university’s job placement programme is among the first of its kind in Italy.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
501-600
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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401-500
2017
401-500
2018
501-600
2019
501-600
2020
501-600
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Physics
151-200
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
201-300
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
201-300
Mechanical Engineering
301-400
Clinical Medicine
301-400
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
301-400
Mathematics
401-500
Earth Sciences
401-500
Key Statistics
19646
Total Enrollment
1139(5.8%)
International Students
12543
Undergraduate Enrollment
703(5.6%)
International Students
7103
Graduate Enrollment
436(6.1%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Laboratory Techniques
Chemistry
Civil And Enviromental Engineering
Computer Science
Dental Hygiene
Dietistics
Economics
First Cycle Degree Program
First Cycle Degree Programmes
Geological Sciences
Industrial Design
Industrial Pharmacy (5 Years)
Information Engineering
Jurisprudence
Literatures And Languages Modern And Classical
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Radiology Techniques For Images And Radiotherapy
Midwifery
Nursing - Ferrara - Codigoro - Pieve Di Cento
Operator In Legal Services
Orthoptics And Ophtalmological Assistance
Pharmacy (5 Years)
Philosophical And Educational Sciences
Phisiotherapy
Physics
Professional Education
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Techniques
Sanitary Professions First Cycle Degree Programmes
Science And Technology For Cultural Heritage
Sciences And Technologies Of Communication
Speech Therapy
Sports And Exercise Sciences
Graduate Programs
Agro-Food Technologies And Industrial Biotransformations
Biomolecular And Cellular Sciences
Chemical Sciences
Civil Engineering
Computer And Automation Engineering
Cultures And Traditions In The Middle Ages And Renaissance(Interuniversity Degree With The University Of Bologna)
Ecology And Evolution Www.Unife.It/Scienze/Ls.Ecologia
Economics, Markets And Management
Electronics And Telecommunication Engineering
Foreign Languages And Literatures
Geologic Sciences, Georesources And Territory (Double Degree With The University Of Cadice, Spain)
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine And Surgery (6 Years)
Nursing Sciences And Midwifery
Physics (In English)
Quaternary, Prehistory And Archaeology
Rehabilitation Professional Health Sciences
Restorative And Prosthetic Dentistry (6 Years)
Sciences And Techniques Of Preventive And Adaptive Sports Activities
Sciences For Technical-Diagnostic Health