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University of Bologna


Bachelor and Master's degrees: how to prepare for enrolment

Learn more about the steps you need to take in order to enrol and the financial aid opportunities offered by the University of Bologna.

Admission procedures and requirements may vary from programme to programme. Find detailed information on each programme's website, under the tab Admission.

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Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna operates on the principle that every individual carries within themselves a unique and unrepeatable potential. Active listening and dialogue guide the work of the University of Bologna, which promotes, in all its activities, inclusion, equity, and diversity.

The University of Bologna strongly supports the right to education, acknowledging commitment and merit, fostering resources to eliminate economic and social obstacles, investing in innovative measures and services to promote equal opportunities in the educational journey and personal growth of all students.

With over nine centuries of history, the University of Bologna constantly renews itself, growing in numbers and dimensions: 5 Campuses, one branch in Buenos Aires, more than 260 degree programmes and 51 PhD programmes, 31 Departments, 97,000 students including 7,500 postgraduate students and 8,500 international students, over 6,000 academic and technical-administrative staff.

The University of Bologna always aspires to the highest quality in teaching and research, achieving prominent positions in the main national and global rankings and cultivating a broad spectrum of relationships in Europe, America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

The University is aware of its potential to significantly contribute the common good. This permeates all its activities, thanks to direct involvement in co-creating value with society as a whole. A clear political direction and a constant desire for improvement translate into the ability to build strong connections with research entities, public institutions, the business world, and the third sector worldwide. Through cutting-edge educational approaches and the adoption of innovative methodologies, the University of Bologna responds to the changing educational and social needs, providing tools and skills in line with the demands of the contemporary world.


  • Ranked among the top 5 italian Universities, #167 in the world – QS World University
  • Top University in Italy – QS World University (Rankings by Subject)
  • Top University in Italy, #161 in the World – Times Higher Education
  • 11th most sustainable University in the World – GreenMetric
  • “Achieving comprehensive internationalization” learning badge – International Association of Universities (IAU)

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  • Bologna

    Via Zamboni, 33, 40126, Bologna

  • Cesena

    Piazza Aldo Moro, 90, , Cesena

  • Forli

    Piazzale Sante Solieri,1, 47121, Forli

  • Ravenna

    Ravenna, Italy

  • Rimini

    Rimini, Italy

  • Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires, Argentina