🎁 This Holiday Season:
Give the Gift of Europe with 35% OFF

This college at a glance.

Students enrolled in this school.
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

University of Bologna is the oldest university in the world.

What are the admissions criteria?

The national admissions requirements for American students are an IB or 3 AP score of 3+. The scores should be relevant to the programs, such as math, economics, and history. American students must also submit their SAT scores. The admission decisions for the bachelor's programs are made solely based on SAT scores. For more information about applying to schools in Europe, visit the country page. If you are a non-EU citizen living outside Italy, you must pre-enroll at the Italian Embassy or Consulate in your country.

What is student life like?

The University of Bologna has a multicampus structure, ensuring the opportunity to learn and promoting stable research activities throughout the region, aiming to improve the operations and quality of life for the university community. Centers and systems: School Field Baumann-Athletics Track (Bologna) Unione GymGym (Bologna) University Sports Facilities "Bertini" (Bologna), University Sports Facilities Embankment-Pala CUS (Bologna), Sports Facility Precious (Ozzano Emilia), Gym 23 Stadium C. Longo (Bologna), Exhibitions, concerts, master lessons, conferences, art, music, cinema, dance, and theatre shows, poetic initiatives, and popular science: Alma Mater Studiorum presents to all the student's useful links to live the city at its best.

Scholarships & Funding

Information on grants and exemptions is here.

Housing options.

Student Accommodation and Information Services can help find students locate housing which is generally under 400 euros for a single.  There are also student residences through “Camplus” which in addition to housing, offer a meal plan, arrange activities, tutors, cleaning services for the room, and more.  Because meals are included, this is more expensive at about 10,500 euros per year for a double.  Students interested in Camplus go through an application process that evaluates attitudes, motivation, and other things.

Dining information

There are several canteens, restuarants, and pizzarias on campus.

Additional notes.

Find the college in Europe that fits you best.

Jump on the unique opportunity to find a degree from a top-ranking European university while still being able to study in English.

Explore more colleges in the same city.

Listen to the College Insights™ Podcast

Podcast Icon

What Transparent Admissions Requirements Really Mean

Featuring Jennifer Viemont
It’s that time of year again… College admissions are on the minds of many students who have attempted to get into their choice schools across the US; it can be a deeply confusing and stressful time for many.
Podcast Icon

Master's Degrees in Europe for International Students

Featuring Jennifer Viemont
Her conversation partner this week is Sean Dempsey, a past BTS member and recent graduate of the highly-ranked KU Leuven, in Belgium.
Podcast Icon

Will a European Degree Work for Me in the US?

Featuring Jennifer Viemont
Is a degree from Europe valuable enough in the US? Does it allow students to get into grad school and get a good job? Who gives accreditation to universities in the States?
Podcast Icon

How to Get a Master's Degree in Europe

Featuring Jennifer Viemont
In today’s episode, Jenn has an interesting discussion with Tiffany, a parent of one of our members, Ethan. She became so interested in the Beyond the States process herself so that she’s amid planning admission for herself and her husband – for a Master degree program in the EU!
Podcast Icon

Avoid the Pitfalls of College Rankings

Featuring Jennifer Viemont
How useful are college rankings actually? What do they measure? Can you find great colleges in Europe without relying on rankings?
Podcast Icon

The Myth of American Exceptionalism

Featuring Jennifer Viemont
We're going to be talking about the differences in the educational experience, meaning the academic side of things that students have in Europe versus in the US. So I'm always taken aback when people assume that universities in the US are the best globally.

Beyond the States matches you with your ideal English-taught college in Europe.

Beyond the States provides access to 11,400+ European bachelor's and master's programs across 870 universities, 550 cities, and 212 areas of study, plus all the resources you need to get there. No sponsorships. No bias.
English-taught bachelor's programs in our database.
English-taught master's programs in our database.
Beautiful European cities to choose from.
Top-tier universities accepting international students.
Typical savings against a private university in the US.
Typical savings against in-state tuition in the US.
All inclusive of tuition, living, food, books, health insurance, travel expenses, as well as hidden fees. Compiled with data from students and the official websites from KU Leuven, UNC, and Duke.

Search free learning material

This form searches blog posts, cities, countries, colleges, areas of study, podcasts, and guides. It does not search the database. To search for programs and colleges, please sign up and login.
Get Into the Best Colleges in Europe
Find your best fit program and get all the help you need to get in.