University of Bari

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University of Bari Aldo Moro
Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro
Latin: Universitatis Barensis
Established 1925
Type Public
Rector Prof. Antonio Felice Uricchio
Students 70,000
Location Bari, Italy
Campus Urban
Sports teams CUS Bari
Affiliations UNIMED, GUIDE
Website www.uniba.it

The University of Bari Aldo Moro (Italian: Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro) is a higher education institution in Bari, Italy.

The University of Bari was founded in 1925. It is a state-supported university which is divided into 12 faculties. Each faculty has its own set of departments that focus on the arts sciences, mathematics, social sciences, literature, medicine, law, and education.

The university offers various courses for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students. Aside from teaching, the university is also focused on scientific research at the doctorate level. The University of Bari research centres are highly-interactive, having connections among different departments, universities, and other research centres.

The University of Bari is one of the most prestigious universities in Southern Italy and it is one of the largest universities in Italy, with a student population of around 60,000.[1] The University has been recently entitled to one of its most famous student, the statesman Aldo Moro. Moro taught for several years Criminal Law at the University of Bari.

The University has been awarded the following ranking positions:[2]

  • ranked 305 by Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (2009)
  • ranked 401-500 by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (13th university in Italy) (2012)
  • ranked 350-400 by Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) Ranking of World Universities (2011)
  • ranked 508 by QS World University Rankings (2007)[3]
  • ranked 186 (in Europe) by the Leiden Ranking (2010)

The University is one of the 20 Italian higher education institutions in the ARWU list of the top 500 universities in the world for 2012. Moreover, it has been ranked between 151st and 200th in the world for Physics by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2012).[4]

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These are the 13 faculties in which the university is divided into:

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Coordinates: 41°07′13″N 16°52′06″E / 41.12028°N 16.86833°E / 41.12028; 16.86833