University of Ferrara or Università degli Studi di Ferrara (UNIFE) - public higher education institution in Italy. UNIFE began its activity in 1391. UNIFE is located in a small town of Ferrara in Italy.

University ranking. University of Ferrara regularly ranks high among the universities of Italy. University of Ferrara is one of the oldest and most renowned universities of Italy. University of Ferrara is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities. «Physics» is considered to be the strongest program of the university.

Application process and the cost of tuition.

The composition of the university. University of Ferrara is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 19 thousand students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. 5% of all students are foreigners. 724 specialists are employed by the university. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UNIFE. The university has its own library.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1391
Abbreviation UNIFE
Teachers 724
Students 18,093
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
Gender limitation No limits
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
In labore fructum
• Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking 862
Country ranking 22
Ranking in world by discipline
Physics 151
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 862
ARWU Academic Ranking 401
Cost of living in Ferrara
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 187 215
Food 395 708
Transportation 65 297
Communications and utilities 148 223
Clothing 54 199
Sports and leisure 38 164
Total 888 1,805
Accommodation in Ferrara USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 189
Shared room in city centre 218
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 377
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 435
Alternative title
Russian Университет Феррары
Arabic جامعة فيرارا
German Universität Ferrara
Spanish Universidad de Ferrara
French Université de Ferrara
Japanese フェラーラ大学
Korean 페라라대학
Portuguese Universidade de Ferrara
Chinese 费拉拉大学
it Università degli Studi di Ferrara
alt Universita' degli Studi di Ferrara
Location on map

Description of University of Ferrara

The University of Ferrara, founded in 1391, is one of the oldest universities inItaly. Its identity is rooted in the historical and cultural tradition that welcomed and formed illustrious figures such as Copernico and Paracelso.In terms of its size, facilities,quality and quantity of education and research, the university is a point ofexcellence within Italy, and it is split into 12 departments and 47 centres,offering over 50 degree courses and numerous research and post-graduate courses. Some facilities are located inside modern buildings, like the Chemistry/Biomedical Centre and he Science/Technology Centre, whereas others are located in ancient prestigious artistic and historical buildings.

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