According to Wikipedia,
The University of Ferrara is the main university of the city of Ferrara in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. In the years prior to the First World War the University of Ferrara, with more than 500 students, was the best attended of the free universities in Italy. Today there are approximately 16,000 students enrolled at the University of Ferrara with nearly 400 degrees granted each year. The teaching staff number 600, including 288 researchers. It is organized into 12 Departments.
University of Ferrara is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
University of Ferrara's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Physics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. Here are some of University of Ferrara's most famous alumni: