University of Florence Information
Located in the Italian city of Firenze (English: Florence) and with nearly 60,000 students, the University of Florence (Università degli Studi di Firenze – UNIFI) is one of the largest universities in Europe. And with it being able to trace its roots back to the mid 14th century (when it was the Studium Generale) it is also one of the oldest. Nowadays the university is governed by the rector Augusto Marinelli.
The University of Florence is split into twelve different faculties; these cater for the following core subject areas: Arts; Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences; Engineering; political Science; Medicine and Surgery; Economics; Architecture; Education; Agriculture; Pharmacology; Psychology; and Law.
Over the years the University of Florence has attracted many notable faculty and scholars; some of the faculty of note include the poet Mario Luzi; politicians Giovanni Sartori, Sandro Pertini, and Giovanni Spadolini; and the economist Giovanni Andrea Cornia.
University of Florence Address
The University of Florence is located at the following address:
Università degli Studi di Firenze
Piazza di San Marco, 4
Ranking and Quick Facts
|University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
203 to 304
|European Rank (Jiaotong)||
81 to 123
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Other similar ranked universities in Italy include the Politecnico di Milano, University of Ferrara, University of Trieste, Turin University, Polytechnic University of Turin, University of Bari, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, and the University of Genoa.