University of Naples Federico II

Naples, Italy

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The University of Naples Federico II (Italian: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) is a university located in Naples, Italy. Founded in 1224 it is the oldest public and laic university in the world, and is now organized in 13 faculties. It was Europe's first university dedicated to training secular administrative staff,[1] and one of the oldest academic institutions in continuous operation. Federico II is the third University in Italy by number of students enrolled,[citation needed] despite its huge dimensions it still represents one of the best Universities in Italy[citation needed] being an excellence in particular for research; in 2015 it was ranked among the first 100 universities in the world by citations per paper.[citation needed] In 2016 it's the only generalist Italian university in the Times higher education reputation, which considers the best 200 best universities in the world.[citation needed] The university is named after its founder Frederick II.

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Motto: For the inculcation of the sciences and the dissemination of knowledge

Endowment: 473 million €

Administrative staff: 5,517(2013)

Students: 78,324

Undergraduates: 44,700

Postgraduates: 33,600

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