The origins of the University of Bologna go way back, and it is considered to be the oldest university in the Western world. Its history is intertwined with that of the great names of science and literature, it is a keystone and a point of reference for European culture. Today it has five campuses (Bologna, Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini) and 11 Research and Training Centres. It´s research agenda is fortified by industry and societal linkages, and it boasts 306 Research projects funded by the European Union, more than 130 projects funded by Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR) and more than 214 funded by the Emilia-Romagna region.
This partner is a PhD awarding institution in the following projects: