University of Udine

Coordinates: 46°4′51″N 13°12′42″E / 46.08083°N 13.21167°E / 46.08083; 13.21167

University of Udine
Università degli Studi di Udine
Latin: Universitas Studiorum Utinensis
Type State-supported
Established 1978
Rector Prof. Alberto Felice De Toni
Students 17,000
Location Udine, Italy
Sports teams CUS Udine

The University of Udine (Italian Università degli Studi di Udine) is a university in the city of Udine, Italy. It was founded in 1978 as part of the reconstruction plan of Friuli after the earthquake in 1976. Its aim was to provide the Friulian community with an independent centre for advanced training in cultural and scientific studies and it is an important centre for the studies of Friulian language.

The University is actively involved in student and staff exchange projects with universities within the European Union, Australia and Canada, and is currently engaged in close collaboration with several universities from Eastern Europe and other non-EU countries. Moreover, the University participates in many research projects at national and international level. The present number of students enrolled at the University is approximate 17,000.


These are the 10 faculties in which the university is divided into:

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