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.
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.
The aim of the University of Ferrara sports centre is to promote and increase participation in sports. It houses three multi-purpose sports halls (basketball, volleyball, five-a-side football), two fitness sports halls, a gym hall, a cardio fitness hall (with cardiovascular and body conditioning machines), a spinning/walking hall, a rowing hall and a host of sportspecific facilities, such as football pitches, two rugby pitches, four tennis courts, a beach volleyball/beach tennis field, a golf club and a climbing wall. The facilities are open to University members and to the general public.