University of Calabria
|University of Calabria|
|Università della Calabria|
|Rector||Prof. Gino Mirocle Crisci|
|Sports teams||CUS Cosenza (http://www.cuscosenza.it/)|
The University of Calabria (Università della Calabria, UNICAL) is a state-run university in Italy. Located in Arcavacata di Rende, a suburb of Cosenza, the university was founded in 1972. It currently has about 35,000 students, 800 teaching and research staff and about 700 administrative staff.
The Campus of the University of Calabria was originally designed by Vittorio Gregotti and Dänen Martensson. The buildings are situated along a suspension bridge, which is currently 1.3 kilometres long. As in British and North-American campuses, students live in specific residential blocks near the University. The whole structure is swathed in greenery of hills near Arcavacata, a small village at 10 km from Cosenza.
These are the 6 faculties in which the university is divided into:
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Letters and Philosophy
- Faculty of Sciences
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- Faculty of Political Sciences
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