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The University of Calabria offers scholarships to foreign students who have a Bachelor degree or with an academic record considered equivalent by the Faculty for them to be enrolled in Second-Level Degree courses.

The University of Calabria has 14 Departments and offers 80 degree courses.

The teaching staff is composed by over 900 academics including full professors, associate professors, researchers and assistant researchers.

The administrative staff includes over 700 employees.


         This University is one of the few residential university campuses in Italy and one of the largest. Management and services, which include accommodation and leisure facilities for students, are provided by the Centro Residenziale. The residential area includes the Sports Centre, the Health Centre and the Centre for Fine Arts, Music and Performing Arts. Moreover, there is a Post office, a Bank, the Language Centre and several other interdepartmental centers.

        The University Library is one of the largest and unique libraries in Southern Italy. It offers a wide range of materials in three different sectors: the scientific, the humanistic and the social-economic sectors. Besides, its attractive interior provides students with pleasant and comfortable study areas.

         The academic departments strongly focus their attention on research, which is carried out at both national and international level. Besides, they offer postgraduate programs in several fields of studies, thus offering opportunities of academic development for younger generations.

       Research is often financially supported by organizations which are external to the university. Indeed, the University of Calabria provides scientific support for many projects in the Region of Calabria. These projects are often developed in collaboration with other prestigious institutions. As a matter of fact, the University of Calabria is making great efforts to promote the development of the region both at national and international level.

          This innovative academic environment is proving to be a successful and ever growing reality in Southern Italy and the Mediterranean area which has been attested to by a recent CENSIS survey. Indeed, the University of Calabria has been ranked in the first places among the big universities (20000-40000 students).