Libera Università di Bolzano

country rank  36
world rank  1738

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University Overview

Established in 1997, Libera Università di Bolzano (Free University of Bozen) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Bolzano (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Trentino-Alto Adige. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Brixen-Bressanone, Bruneck-Brunico. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, Italy), Libera Università di Bolzano (UNIBZ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Libera Università di Bolzano (UNIBZ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Italian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Free University of Bozen
Acronym UNIBZ
Founded 1997
Motto Trilingual and Intercultural
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Piazza Università , 1
Bolzano (population range: 50,000-249,999)
39100 Trentino-Alto Adige
T +39 0471 012 100
F +39 0471 012 109
Other locations Brixen-Bressanone, Bruneck-Brunico

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Piazza Università , 1
Bolzano 39100
+39 0471 012 200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019