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What is a CFU

A Credito Formativo Universitario (CFU) is the Italian equivalent of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). On average, one CFU corresponds to 25 hours of work, including classroom lectures, labs, projects and independent preparation.


What is the degree

An undergraduate course aims to ensure you master general scientific methods and content and acquire specific professional knowledge.

To earn a bachelor's degree, you must acquire 180 CFUs, equal to 3 years of study.

You can enter the bachelor's degree if you have earned a secondary school diploma.



Student Services

UniGe helps you find a home

With, UniGe helps you find an apartment, room or bed. You can browse rental proposals, complete with description, pictures, information and read reviews written by previous tenants.

University canteens

All students enrolled at the University of Genoa can access the university canteens, run by ALISEO. All they need to access the service is to present their university ID card. To learn more, read the provisions for food service.

University Sports Center

The CUS Genoa offers conventions to students for many sports activities.


UniGePRINT is a university-wide printing service that allows staff and all students to print, copy, scan and fax.

To top up your credit use the UniGeShop site.

If you are a student enrolled in UniGe degree programs, you are entitled to an initial credit of €15 each year.

Samsung student convention

If you are a UniGe student, you can take advantage of special offers and promotions for the purchase of Samsung products. Read the convention and follow the instructions to access the Samsung store website and complete your purchases.

To get the company code, visit the servicesline.

Library Services

Looking for a text in our libraries? Use One for All, our unified catalog.

Counseling "Together"

The psychological counselling service "Together" helps you to find listening and support with respect to personal distress situations.

Do you want to study over the weekend?

The Polo Alberti study room (via L. B. Alberti 4, ground floor) is also open on Saturday and Sunday, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Library of Law (via Balbi 130r) is also open in study room mode on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and is enriched with an additional 70 seats on floor -1, accessible from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Remember that you must show your university badge to gain access.

Study spaces

For study you will have at your disposal:

  • a large space equipped with tables for study and gathering (so-called Student Square)
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  • an internet room equipped with PCs
  • some rooms equipped with tables for study
  • a library with several reading rooms
  • large indoor rooms and outdoor terraces for gathering