The university and training system is widespread all over the region providing highly skilled human resources for the research and the production systems and attracting international talents.
Degree Courses (both first and second cycle degrees programmes)
Master Courses (both first and second level)
Students (of which 12,810 foreigners)
*Source: Almalaurea - Universities of Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, and Reggio Emilia, Parma
**Source: website of universities of Bologna, Ferrara, Modena and Reggio Emilia, Parma
***Source: Miur 2020/21
The regional university system includes Bologna, the oldest university in the Western world, and is strongly oriented towards innovative skills such as industry 4.0, data science, climate change, etc.
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Schools (Miur 2021)
courses provided by 7 Higher Technical Institutes
The regional educational infrastructure is organized in four sections:
- Education and vocational training issuing diploma with job-oriented three-year courses
- Polytechnic network for technical and scientific skills: it includes 7 Higher Technical Institutes (HTI) Foundations providing 34 2-year post-diploma courses designed to train specialists
- Higher education and research: specialised training, research grants, PhD scholarships and actions to support new innovative companies
- Employment and skills: actions to foster the innovation, digitalisation, internationalisation and sustainability projects of companies, to support people in the transition from training to the labour market or between two different jobs and to update workers skills.
International talents in Emilia-Romagna
IT-ER - International Talents Emilia-Romagna website is aimed at promoting Emilia-Romagna study, research and career opportunities among international talents and Emilia-Romagna expats. The platform provides information for each step (preparation, arrival, integration) and regarding regional networks and community dedicated to international talents of Emilia-Romagna, making easier to be part of the regional ecosystem. internationaltalents.art-er.it