University of Florence
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The University of Florence (Italian: Università degli Studi di Firenze, UniFI) is an Italian public research university located in Florence, Italy. It comprises 12 schools and has about 60,000 students enrolled.
Università degli Studi di Firenze
|Latin: Florentina Studiorum Universitas|
|Sports teams||CUS Firenze|
The first university in Florence was the Studium Generale, which was established by the Florentine Republic in 1321. The Studium was recognized by Pope Clement VI in 1349, and authorized to grant regular degrees. The Pope also established that the first Italian faculty of theology would be in Florence. The Studium became an imperial university in 1364, but was moved to Pisa in 1473 when Lorenzo the Magnificent gained control of Florence. Charles VIII moved it back from 1497–1515, but it was moved to Pisa again when the Medici family returned to power.
The modern university dates from 1859, when a group of disparate higher-studies institutions grouped together in the Istituto di Studi Pratici e di Perfezionamento, which a year later was recognized as a full-fledged university by the government of newly unified Italy. In 1923, the Istituto was officially denominated as University by the Italian Parliament.
The 12 schools of the university are: Agriculture; Architecture; Arts; Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences; Medicine and Surgery; Pharmacology; Political Science; and Psychology.
Faculties are located in traditionally strategic areas based on their subject matter. The Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Political Sciences are in the Polo delle Scienze Sociali (campus of social sciences), in the Novoli district, near the new courthouse. The Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, the Faculty of Pharmacology, and certain scientific and engineering departments are in the Careggi district, close to the hospital. The Faculty of Engineering is located at the S. Marta Institute, whereas the Faculty of Agriculture is in front of the Parco delle Cascine. The Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences is located in Sesto Fiorentino. The Faculty of Architecture is in the center of the city, as the Accademia di Belle Arti, home of Michelangelo's David. The Faculties of Literature, History, Philosophy, and Pedagogy are in the centre of Florence.
Among the best-known people who have attended the University of Florence are
- Former Governor General of Canada and current Secretary-General of La Francophonie Michaëlle Jean
- Pope Pius II
- Italian Prime Ministers Lamberto Dini and Matteo Renzi
- Italian political leaders Giorgio La Pira
- Architect Pier Carlo Bontempi
- Architect Hamid Gabbay
- Astrophysicist Margherita Hack
- Immunologist Paola Ricciardi-Castagnoli
- Philosopher Giacomo Marramao
- Poets Margherita Guidacci and Mario Luzi
- Doctor Francesco Antommarchi, personal doctor of Napoleon
- Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf of the International Court of Justice
- Philosopher Giovanni Gentile
- Indian Luge Player Shiva Keshavan
- Francesco Milleri, CEO of Luxottica
- John Argyropoulos taught Greek from 1456.
- Raphael Badius, dean in 1681
- Carlo Emilio Bonferroni, statistician
- Giovanni Boccaccio, poet, professor of Ancient Greek and Literature
- Piero Calamandrei, jurist, professor in the faculty of law, born in 1889.
- Antonio Cassese, international jurist, president of several international tribunals
- Mario Draghi, President of ECB, full professor of Monetary Economics and Monetary Policy in the faculty of Political Science from 1981 to 1991.
- Enrico Fermi, physicist and Nobel prize, professor of Mathematical Physics
- Giorgio Gaja, international jurist, former member of the International Law Commission and judge of the International Court of Justice
- Paolo Grossi, judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy
- Mario Luzi, poet, professor of French language and Literature
- Paolo Rossi Monti, (1923-2012), historian of philosophy and historian of science
- Giovanni Sartori, political scientist, professor of Political Science, born in 1924 in Florence.
- Giovanni Spadolini, historian and important Italian politician, professor of Contemporary History, born in 1925 in Florence.
- Ugo De Siervo, judge of the Constitutional Court of Italy
- Leonardo da Vinci carried out studies on anatomy at the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in the center of town which is today a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Florence.
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- ‹See Tfd›(in Italian) University of Florence website / English version
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Architecture
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences
- Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
- Faculty of Pharmacology
- Faculty of Political Science
- Faculty of Psychology