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University of Calabria

University of Calabria has 14 Departments offering a total of 80 Degree Courses provided at both levels, Bachelor and Master degrees; 10 PhD Schools; 22 Post Graduate Masters. The Campus includes 127 Research Labs and 210 Classrooms. Presently around 800 international students, coming from 80 different countries, live on Campus.

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The University of Calabria was established in 1968 (law no.422 of 12 May 1968) with the aim of establishing in the territory a strategic resource for the development of Calabria, capable of creating prospects for cultural, social and economic growth for their students and their families.


University of Calabria offers 10 Master’s Degree courses taught in English.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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801 -200
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
801 -100
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
951 50
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
688 -63
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Student services

Welcome Office supports international students and researchers coming to study or work at Unical from abroad by offering them information on Visa requirements, assistance for Residence permit, tax code, health and Medical Insurance, Internet Access on Campus, information on Italian Language courses.

Housing services

The provision of student services and activities related to the right to education are the responsibility of the Residential Center, which provides approximately 1,800 beds and a canteen service that provides approximately 2,377 meals a day. Support for the large international student community is provided by the International Relations Office. There are numerous sports facilities organized in a multipurpose center, in the vicinity of which are built the Centers for Youth Aggregation, spaces available to students for ideas and initiatives.

Library services

The Library System of the University of Calabria is made up of three Libraries (Humanistic Area Library "FE Fagiani", Technical-Scientific Area Library, Interdepartmental Library of Economic and Social Sciences "E. Tarantelli") and the Library Automation Service (SAT).

Medical services

The Health Center represents a unique care model enjoyed by the student population and staff of the University of Calabria. The Health Center plays a central role of high competence in the performance and organization of assistance activities and in the promotion of initiatives dedicated to education and training in the health sector, which enhance the entire technical cultural heritage.

Student Life

Campus life

The university complex is located in the Arcavacata di Rende district, in a hilly area not far from the urban centers of Rende and Cosenza, and extends over a total area of ​​over 350,000 square meters, within an area having an extension of approximately 200 hectares. It is defined as an equipped "bridge" axis, along which buildings (called "Cubes") that house Departments, Administrative Offices, Laboratories, Classrooms, Libraries, Cinemas and Theaters. The university residences, sports facilities, canteens for the catering service of students and staff, the offices of the Residential Center and meeting places are located in the surrounding hilly area.

Sports facilities

The CUS COSENZA University Sports Center is the university multi-sports club founded on the Campus of the University of Calabria in 1979 and federated with the Italian University Sports Center (CUSI).

The strength of the center is the availability of facilities equipped and suitable for carrying out the over 40 activities present, as well as the presence of agreements with other structures for carrying out specific sports such as skiing, swimming, canoeing, sailing, etc.

Rende, Calabria, Italy

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