University of Parma


The University of Parma is a university in Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It is organised in nine departments. As of 2016 the University of Parma has about 26,000 students.


The university is now divided into 9 departments.

Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
Department of Economics and Management
Department of Engineering and Architecture
Department of Food and Drug
Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Cultural Industries
Department of Law, Politics and International Studies
Department of Mathematical, Physical and Computer Sciences
Department of Medicine and Surgery
Department of Veterinary Science

From 2012 to 2016 the university was divided into 18 departments:

Department of Arts and Literature, History and Social Studies
Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and translational Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Department of Civil, Environmental, Land Management, Engineering and Architecture – DICATEA
Department of Classics, Modern Languages, Education, Philosophy (A.L.E.F.)
Department of Clinical and experimental Medicine
Department of Economics
Department of Food Science
Department of Industrial Engineering
Department of Information Engineering
Department of Law
Department of Life sciences
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Department of Neuroscience
Department of Pharmacy
Department of Physics and earth sciences “Macedonio Melloni”
Department of Surgery

The university was formerly divided into 12 faculties:

Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Science.
Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Political Sciences
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Research Labs in the Department of Engineering and Architecture

Industrial Automation Laboratory
IoT Lab


University of Parma
via Università, 12 - I 43121 Parma