University of Bologna: Statistics

University of Bologna logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
Rank Ranking
#98 of 14,131 In the World
#22 of 2,785 In Europe
#1 of 88 In Italy
#1 of 4 In Emilia-Romagna
#3 of 1,090 For Forensic Science
Top100 For 55 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.unibo.it
Languages
Italian;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate55%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (maturità) or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment79,999
Full time employee4,750
Student:staff ratio17:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
102,678
Citations
3,445,338

University of Bologna majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
29,460 / 1,165,237
Biology
20,130 / 862,750
Physics
17,292 / 786,579
Engineering
16,595 / 427,505
Chemistry
13,725 / 449,406
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,566 / 221,397
Computer Science
9,435 / 307,924
Environmental Science
6,539 / 190,985
Materials Science
6,103 / 151,009
Psychology
4,549 / 175,652
Business
4,327 / 113,775
Surgery
4,250 / 252,368
Oncology and Cancer research
4,008 / 159,853
Astrophysics and Astronomy
3,867 / 178,469
Mathematics
3,791 / 98,572
Demography
3,779 / 138,143
Quantum and Particle physics
3,163 / 310,450
Economics
3,088 / 53,637
Pathology
2,808 / 105,448
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2,653 / 177,161
Immunology
2,501 / 161,265
Nuclear Physics
2,441 / 295,956
Biochemistry
2,242 / 104,373
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,050 / 61,075
Art & Design
1,899 / 21,701
Geology
1,895 / 59,970
Health Science
1,839 / 99,567
Genetics
1,834 / 105,502
Electronic Engineering
1,675 / 39,926
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,662 / 44,265
Cardiology
1,658 / 82,780
Political Science
1,600 / 11,682
Molecular Biology
1,414 / 51,072
Automation and Control engineering
1,414 / 35,922
Organic Chemistry
1,341 / 54,195
Geography and Cartography
1,281 / 15,976
Pediatrics
1,210 / 54,332
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,207 / 26,492
Pharmacology
1,199 / 43,778
Anatomy and Physiology
1,197 / 42,362

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 983 8241
1992 1035 9505
1993 1086 10368
1994 1146 11383
1995 1260 14163
1996 1520 15634
1997 1494 18351
1998 1585 21069
1999 1690 24937
2000 1882 29291
2001 2053 34682
2002 2189 41557
2003 2534 48524
2004 2882 58619
2005 3131 69160
2006 3486 84143
2007 3936 97851
2008 4099 112243
2009 4624 133451
2010 4722 146714
2011 4779 172127
2012 5291 202529
2013 5554 228999
2014 6002 244388
2015 5965 266848
2016 6111 272059
2017 6354 281885
2018 6301 274133
2019 6981 305307
2020 7777 358605
2021 8013 419394

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $1,750$1,750
International students $1,750$1,750

The University of Bologna has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Dottorato di Ricerca Agriculture, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Sociology, Technology, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science, Visual Arts

University of Bologna alumni

  1. Nicolaus Copernicus

    Nicolaus Copernicus
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1473-1543 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Bologna
    Studied in 1496-1500
    Occupations
    astronomerjuristeconomistmathematicianlegal scholar
    Biography

    Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance polymath, active as a mathematician, astronomer, and Catholic canon, who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than Earth at its center. In all likelihood, Copernicus developed his model independently of Aristarchus of Samos, an ancient Greek astronomer who had formulated such a model some eighteen centuries earlier.

  2. Alexander VI

    Alexander VI
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1431-1503 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestCatholic deacon
    Biography

    Pope Alexander VI was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 11 August 1492 until his death in 1503.

  3. Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Pier Paolo Pasolini
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1922-1975 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    film directortranslatoractorpoetscreenwriter
    Biography

    Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet, writer, and intellectual, who also distinguished himself as an actor, journalist, novelist, playwright, and political figure.

  4. Petrarch

    Petrarch
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1304-1374 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Bologna
    Studied in 1320-1323
    Occupations
    philosopherpoettranslatorlyricistwriter
    Biography

    Francesco Petrarca, commonly anglicized as Petrarch, was a scholar and poet of early Renaissance Italy, and one of the earliest humanists.

General info

Alternative names UNIBO
Università degli Studi di Bologna
Founded 1088
Accreditation Ministry of Education, University and Research
Motto Alma Mater Studiorum
Nourishing Mother of the Studies
Academic structure Faculty of Agriculture
School of Architecture
Faculty of Industrial Chemistry
Faculty of Conservation of Cultural Heritage
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Economics, Forlì
Faculty of Economics, Rimini
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering II
Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences
Faculty of Motor Sciences
Faculty of Political Science
Faculty of Political Sciences II
Faculty of Statistical Sciences
School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators
Interfaculty
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)
Coimbra Group
Utrecht Network
International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
Guild of European Research Intensive Universities
International Association of Universities (IAU)
UniAdrion
Unimed
International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP)

Location and Contacts

Address Via Zamboni, 33
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40126
Italy
City population 389,000
Phone +39 051 209 9965
Fax +39 051 209 9372

University of Bologna in Social Media