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University of Messina


750th US-News World Ranking

University of Messina History

The University of Messina also known as UNIME is an Italian university located in the town of Messina. The university was established by Ignatius of Loyola in 1548 and it serves as a model for all the Jesuit colleges established later. The university presently enrolls over 22,000 students.

University of Messina Programs, Courses, and Schools

The University of Messina comprises of 11 faculties offering a wide range of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. Some of the subjects on offer are Economics, Humanities, Engineering, Education, Sciences, Law, Surgery and Medicine, Political Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Statistics, and Pharmacy.

The University of Messina also offers a few single-cycle master’s degree programs in Pharmaceutical chemistry and Technology, Pharmacy, Law, Medicine, Surgery, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis

University of Messina Campuses

The University of Messina is spread over four campuses in the town of Messina, Italy. The Central Campus is home to administrative buildings and four faculties and is situated in the heart of the town. The other campuses are Campus Policlinico in the south, Campus Papardo in the north, and Contrada Citola in Annunziata, which is located outside the town centre.

The University of Messina offers all the basic amenities to students such as libraries, study spaces, laboratories and classrooms, and halls of residence in addition to leisure, sports, and recreational facilities.

University of Messina Achievements

The University of Messina is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and affiliated to the European University Association (EUA). The university is ranked 46th in Italy in the Best Global Universities in Italy List compiled by US News and World Report.

The University of Messina is ranked 733rd in the world and 40th in the country by CWUR Rankings. The Academic Rankings of World Universities ranks the university amongst the top 900 universities in the world.

University of Messina USP

The University of Messina offers a range of options to study abroad through its partnerships with institutions in Europe and beyond. The students also have an option to attend summer school or student exchange programs.

The University of Messina has a high acceptance rate and the tuition fee ranges from EUR 1000 to EUR 2500 for local students depending upon the chosen program.

University of Messina Notable Alumni

Santo Versace (Co-Chief Executive Officer of Versace), Italo Falcomatà (Italian Politician), Giorgio La Pira (Italian Politician), and Marco Minniti (Member of Italian Chamber of Deputies).

University of Messina Application Requirements


University of Messina Deadlines

Bachelors: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Masters: Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

University of Messina Rankings


US News
801 -900
501 -600
Times Higher Education
GTU Rank


US News
37 -42


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