The origins of the University of Bologna go way back, and it is considered to be the oldest university in the Western world. Its history is intertwined with that of the great names of science and literature, it is a keystone and a point of reference for European culture.
The University of Bologna belongs to the top 200 universities in the world and the top 100 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2018||201||81|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2019||180||86|
|QS World University Rankings||2020||177||75|