The University of Ferrara was founded in 1391 by the Marquise Alberto V of Este with the permission of Pope Boniface IX. The first courses to be inaugurated were Arts, Theology and Law and were taught by famous teachers such as Bartolomeo Saliceto, an expert among jurists.
The University of Ferrara is organized into 12 departments and encompasses 47 centres, offering over 50 degree courses and numerous research and postgraduate courses.
Scientific research is one of the essential functions of our University as well as the basis of teaching itself. In all recent Italian public rankings the University of Ferrara is always among the first 10 Italian Universities for Scientific Research.
Unife has selected some agencies which will help you to find accommodation in Ferrara. You can contact them to find out about availability, prices and all the information you need. If you are happy with the accommodation, you can sign the lease agreement directly with the agency
All libraries share the same on line catalogue, which comprises 1,233,590 titles, including 10,736 antique books, 24,204 videos and 4,135 music recordings.
The “Nuovo Sant’Anna” is now an innovative, integrated system linking university services and the public health system, and offering patients the latest, cutting-edge technologies and treatment methods.
Ferrara is a safe and welcoming open Campus with teaching and research facilities conveniently located in the centre as well as just outside the Renaissance walls.
Ferrara Campus - There is a strong, not only urbanrelated, permeation between the city and the surrounding area. The university centres embrace Ferrara in a large single campus and city life is marked by the presence of young people who spill out of the university into the historic town centre. This connection is also expressed through the many cultural and educational initiatives organised by the university. The attractive city and university welcome students as citizens.
The mix of these elements are important to foster students' ability to achieve personal and professional success. This is why Unife offers several Extracurricular activities, organized directly or in collaboration with the Municipality and the territory. A special occasions for students to enrich their life on Ferrara Campus, play sports and cultivate new interests.
The wealth of experiences available at Ferrara Campus is open to all students. Please join us in making sure that students' experience of Ferrara Campus is as much about personal development as it is academic.
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