The University of Catania is a public Italian university located in Catania, Sicily. It was founded in 1434, hence making it the oldest university in Sicily and the 29th oldest university in the world. It is the biggest university in Sicily, with a student body of over 60.000 students. Its buildings are spread throughout the city, with a contrast between the modern, hi-tech “University City”, and numerous historical buildings in the old city centre. It offers an attractive portfolio of academic titles and is committed in the creation of a “laboratory” where the ancient Mediterranean culture meets the new technologies, in order to offer an advanced training experience.
University of Catania
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Accounting & Finance [English]Archaeology [English]Biological Sciences [English]Chemistry [English]Engineering Chemical [English]Environmental Sciences [English]Law [English]Mathematics [English]Modern Languages [English]Physics & Astronomy [English]Politics & International Studies [English]
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