University of Naples Federico II

Napoli, Italy
The University of Naples Federico II (Italian: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) is a university located in Naples, Italy. It was founded in 1224 and is organized into 13 faculties. It is the world's oldest state university and one of the oldest academic institutions in continuous operation. The university is named after its founder Frederick II.



Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, King of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor established the University of Naples as the Studium with an Imperial Charter, on 5 June 1224. In recognition of its founder, the university was named Federico II in 1987.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)


Library services

The library system at the University of Naples, Federico II includes about 160 structures spread across a vast territori that goes from Portici to Fuorigrotta. There are more than 1,200,000 books and there are also about 18,000 periodicals.

ICT services

Multimedia learning centers are points of access to the Internet which can be found in various structures of the university. All students who have completed the enrolment procedures at the university will have access to them.

Medical services

In Italy , health-care through the National Health Service (SSN) is available also for foreign citizens who are temporary residents. EU citizens must have the European Health Insurance Card, while non-EU citizens must show proof of coverage by health insurance.