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The University of Macerata was founded in 1290 and it is one of the oldest universities in Europe. Its main activities are focused on the humanities and social sciences.

Students are offered a broad range of courses supported by state-of-the-art services, including undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, Master’s and Ph.D. programmes, specialisation schools and summer schools in cultural heritage, economics, philosophy, law, arts and humanities, languages, linguistic mediation, communication, education, political science and tourism.

The Giacomo Leopardi School of Advanced Studies offers excellent multidisciplinary teaching programmes for young and talented students. Thanks to the local Confucius Institute, the University of Macerata plays a leading role in promoting Chinese language and culture.

Over the last few years the University has developed a multicampus structure, with some programmes located in the town of Jesi, but with most of its facilities and activities hosted in the open main campus within the city of Macerata.

 


Last update Nov 08, 2016
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Macerata is a medium-sized town (45.000 inhabitants) in the Marche region, in the middle-east side of Italy, not far from important cities like Rome, Florence or Bologna.

The area is characterised by its excellent quality of life, provided by the province’s clean air, parks, and its peaceful yet lively atmosphere felt in all of the cities and towns dotted around the local landscape. Macerata’s location is ideal for reaching all that the province has to offer. The Adriatic Sea Coast, ski resorts, and the National Park of The Sibillini Mountains are all relatively nearby. The Province of Macerata is also notable for its employment rate and the great number of small and medium-sized businesses.

Coming to study in Italy can offer a unique cultural experience for students from all over the world.

The University of Macerata was founded in 1290 and it is one of the oldest universities in Europe.

Its main activities are focused on the humanities and social sciences. Macerata is a medieval town and here you can study in ancient and artistically evocative buildings and classrooms.

Over the last few years the University has developed a multicampus structure, with a number of programmes located around the Marche region in the towns of Jesi, Civitanova Marche, Fermo and Spinetoli, but with most of its facilities and activities hosted in the open main campus within the city of Macerata.