University of Genoa

Italy

The University of Genoa, known also with the acronym UniGe, is one of the largest universities in Italy. It is located in the city of Genoa and regional Metropolitan City of Genoa, on the Italian Riviera in the Liguria region of northwestern Italy. The original university was founded in 1481.

According to Microsoft Academic Search 2016 rankings, the University of Genoa has high-ranking positions among the European universities in multiple computer science fields: in machine learning and pattern recognition the University of Genoa is the best scientific institution in Italy and is ranked 36th in Europe; in computer vision the University of Genoa is the best scientific institution in Italy and is ranked 34th in Europe; in computer graphics the University of Genoa is ranked 2nd institution in Italy and 35th in Europe.

The University of Genoa has a strong collaboration with the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), since its foundation in 2005.

The University of Genoa is currently setting up a big project for a new Faculty of Engineering within the Erzelli Great Campus science technology park, in the Western side of Genoa. The contracts were signed in October 2018, the final project should be released in 2019, the construction works should start in 2020, and the new faculty should open in 2023.

Organization

As of the academic year 2012-2013 the university is headed by a rector and it was divided into 5 schools, comprising a total of 23 departments:

  • School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Physics
    • Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry (DCCI)
    • Department of Physics (DIFI)
    • Department of Mathematics (DIMA)
    • Department of Earth, Environmental and Life Sciences (DISTAV)
    • Department of Computer Science, Bioengineering, Robotics and System Engineering (DIBRIS)
  • School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Department of Pharmaceutics (DIFAR)
    • Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (DIMI)
    • Department of Experimental Medicine (DIMES)
    • Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine (DINOGMI)
    • Department of Surgical and Integrated Diagnostic Sciences (DISC)
    • Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL)
  • School of Social Sciences
    • Department of Economics
    • Department of Law
    • Department of Science Education (DISFOR)
    • Department of Political Sciences (DISPO)
  • School of Humanities
    • Department of Antics, Philosophy and History (DAFIST)
    • Department of Italian, Roman, Antics, Arts and Drama Studies (DIRAAS)
    • Department of Modern Cultures and Languages
  • Polytechnic School
    • Department of Computer Science, Bioengineering, Robotics and System Engineering (DIBRIS)
    • Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering (DICCA)
    • Department of Mechanical, Energy, Logistics Engineering and Engineering Management (DIME)
    • Department of Naval, Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering (DITEN)
    • Department of Architectural Sciences (DSA)

Contact

University of Genoa
email
protocollo@pec.unige.it
address
Via Balbi 5, 16126 Genoa
phone
+39 01020991