University of Ferrara
The University of Ferrara is one of the oldest in Italy and was founded in 1391 by Marquis Alberto V d’Este, with the permission of Pope Boniface IX. The first courses were inaugurated Arts, Theology and Law, in which teachers taught from the beginning of renown, such as Bartholomew Saliceto, Prince of Jurists, Guarino Guarini of Verona, which had among its pupils the future Pope Pius II, Enea Silvio Piccolomini.
Today at the University of Ferrara there are 60 degree programs , across eight faculties: Law, Medicine, Science, Pharmacy, Engineering, Architecture, Literature, Philosophy and Economics. Along with its wide range of degree courses, the University of Ferrara supports a number of proposals for post-graduate training .