University of Palermo

country rank  31
world rank  1583

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University Overview

Founded in 1806, Università degli Studi di Palermo (University of Palermo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Palermo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Sicilia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, Italia (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, Italy), Università degli Studi di Palermo (UNIPA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Università degli Studi di Palermo (UNIPA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Palermo
Acronym UNIPA
Founded 1806

University Location

Address Palazzo Steri
Palermo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
90133 Sicilia
T +39 091 334 139
F +39 091 611 0448

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Università degli Studi di Palermo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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


  • European University Association EUA

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019