UNIBO – Università degli Studi di Bologna

Almost 1000 years old, the University of Bologna (UNIBO) is known as the oldest University of the western world. Nowadays, UNIBO still remains one of the most important institutions of higher education across Europe and the second largest university in Italy with 11 Schools, 33 Departments and about 87.000 students; it is organized in a multi-campus structure with 5 operating sites (Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini), and, since 1998, also a permanent headquarters in Buenos Aires.

UNIBO has gained a considerable experience in International and EU research projects, successfully participated in FP7: with 274 projects funded in 2007-2013 and 87,8 M€ of funding, UNIBO is the second Italian university for the attractiveness of European funding for research, 37st in the European ranking of institutions of higher education. In Horizon 2020, UNIBO is so far involved in 319 funded projects (86 as coordinator) with more than 138 M€ of funding.


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