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Welcome to Università di Genova

http://orientamento.studenti.unige.it/sviluppa/en_sommario.html

The first organized form of higher education in Genoa dates back to the 13th century when Colleges were established as private institutions governed by their own internal rules  and regulations. They were entitled to award degrees in Law, Medicine, Theology, the Arts and Philosophy. Nowadays Genoa's University educational offer concern all the fields and appear solid. Our University is one of the first ten universities in Italy and the number of its students is increasing. Genoa's University gives importance to international relationships: there are many students going abroad for a period of time and many others coming here. Developing cultural exchanges and international co-operation is one of the main objectives of Genoa University. By co-operating with foreign institutions, Genoa University promotes activities aimed at increasing educational, scientific and cultural exchanges.

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Structure & Programs

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  • 11 Areas
    50 Department
    142 Degree and specialised degree courses
    14 PhD Schools (divided in 67 courses) XXIV cycle
    50 Specialisation schools
    35 Specialisation and permanent training courses
    62 University level I and II Master’s courses
    4 Campuses in the four provinces of Liguria:
    14 Libraries

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Students' life in Genova

http://www.genova-turismo.it/spip.php?article406

Genoa is a city with a lot to offer to those who have the desire and time to discover its secrets and to experience its fascination made of history and traditions, as well as of a lively and ever-changing present, with a vision towards the future. Genoa is a young and lively city, with a very modern soul inside a “body” scattered with countless places of historical and cultural interest. From the old town rising up behind the port area to the wonderful forts looking over it with watchful eye from the hill tops, Genoa is an intertwining of ancient places and surprising and absolutely contemporary events; it is a city absolutely capable of giving a young and lively meaning to the word "culture".