The University of Verona is a young, dynamic university that invests in academic research and encourages teaching methods that promote personal and intellectual growth. More than 23 000 students are supported by its 1 500 university staff which include lecturers, researchers, technicians and administrative personnel, who contribute to the quality of student life by providing a solid framework of structural, financial and human resources.
The university also devotes special attention to community engagement and international experiences, implementing various forms of cooperation that encourage mutual cultural and economic growth. It currently has more than 300 active international cooperation agreements with EU and non-EU universities, and its students and scholars participate extensively in international exchanges and research programmes.
Each year, more than 240 incoming students have their Erasmus experience at the University of Verona, while more than 600 outbound students take part in European and non-European exchange activities.
International students from all over Europe as well as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Russia, Taiwan and the USA spend their study exchange period at the University of Verona, while more than 1 400 foreign students are currently enrolled as full-time students.
The University of Verona has 12 departments grouped into four main disciplinary areas: Law and Economics, Humanities, Life and Health Sciences, and Science and Engineering. The university currently offers 60 Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and short advanced study courses, four PhD Schools, 41 medical postgraduate specialisation courses and one postgraduate specialisation for law. In addition, it has introduced several new Master’s degrees which are taught entirely in English.
The doctoral programme of the University of Verona is organised in four Graduate Schools:
- Arts and Humanities;
- Legal and Economic Sciences;
- Health and Life Sciences;
Natural and Engineering Sciences.