University of Bologna was founded in 1088 and is considered to be the oldest
university in the Western world. Nowadays, it is one of the most important Higher Education
Institutions across Europe with more than 81.000 enrolled students, and 6.000
permanent staff. UNIBO offers a vast
array of programmes at the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle of studies and is fully
committed to the implementation of the Bologna Process. The number of foreign
students regularly enrolled figures around 5.400, and other 2.200 arrive every
year on international mobility programs such as LLP/Erasmus, Overseas and
Erasmus Mundus Action 2. Around 2.000 UNIBO students participate every year in
international mobility exchanges and have experiences abroad.
is one of the key priorities of UNIBO: in the last years, it has increased its
cooperation with Higher Education Institutions from Middle East, Africa, Latin
America, Asia and the Balkans especially thanks to EU funded projects for
UNIBO, with its International
Relations Department, is the RecoNow project coordinator.