The University of Pisa was officially established in 1343, although a number of scholars claim its origin dates back to the 11th century.The earliest evidence of a Pisan "Studium" dates back to 1338, when the renowned jurist Ranieri Arsendi transferred to Pisa from Bologna. He along with Bartolo Da Sassoferrato, a lecturer in Civil Law, were paid by the Municipality to teach public lessons.
The University has close relations with the Pisan Institutes of the National Board of Research, with many cultural institutions of national and international importance, and with industries, especially those based in information technology.
The University boasts excellent results from internationally and nationally funded projects thanks to the quality of its researchers and a series of targeted initiatives to support project planningargeted initiatives to support project planning.
The job board displays current openings and suitable positions at renowned companies. All companies presenting their offers on our job board have a strong interest in students and graduates from the University of Pisa.The job board offers full-time jobs, internships and other placements that match our students’ profiles.
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The University of Pisa is not a campus-based university and instead has its buildings and departments spread throughout the city. In terms of accommodation, students usually find housing through the city's many estate agents or by checking out postings placed on notice boards in each of the University's departments.
Students often share an apartment with other Italian or international students. The cost of renting a room is roughly 250.00/350.00 euros per month excluding the cost of utilities and the individual share of general expenses for the building's maintenance.
The University has various teaching and research buildings, museums and libraries spread throughout the city. Given that Pisa is a small city, it is quite easy to reach these facilities by bicycle.
The library system of the University of Pisa includes 15 libraries and the general archive of the University.
Health care assistance is available to all European citizens (belonging to EU Member States and EEA States) who have the EHIC/TEAM card (European Health Insurance Card) or who enroll in the Italian National Health Service.
The University of Pisa sporting facilities are among the best in the country and reflect the popularity and significance of sports in the university. This is evident in the wide range of both indoor and outdoor facilities available.
The University Sports Centre of Pisa (CUS) is a member of CONI (the Italia Olympic Committee) and offers a full programme of fitness classes including aerobics, gymnastics, yoga and pilates. The centre has modern facilities and is used by many students.
My Master's course is taught in english, but professors are often speaking a ruff english, ending in confusing lessons sometimes. Overall the experience is positive, since we practice with cutting edge technologies and we acquire the skills that companies in the sector require.
It's a great place for learning about risk management
The university is old, but the teachers are incredible
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