University of florence

University of florence

The University of Florence is one of the largest organizations for research and higher education in Italy, with over 1900 tenured teaching staff and researchers, over 1600 permanent technical/administrative staff and language assistants and over 55 thousand students enrolled. The University consists of 24 Departments. In the recent past the University of Florence has been ranked top among Italian Universities in the distribution of national research funds.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department cover extensively the fields of Structural Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Building Design, Transportation Engineering and Topography, Geotechnics, Applied Geology and Geophysics. The Department has 11 scientific laboratories and 2 teaching laboratories.