According to Wikipedia,
The University of Florence is an Italian public research university located in Florence, Italy. It comprises 12 schools and has around 50,000 students enrolled. History The first university in Florence was the Studium Generale, which was established by the Florentine Republic in 1321. The Studium was recognized by Pope Clement VI in 1349, and authorized to grant regular degrees. The Pope also established that the first Italian faculty of theology would be in Florence. The Studium became an imperial university in 1364, but was moved to Pisa in 1473 when Lorenzo the Magnificent gained control of Florence. Charles VIII moved it back from 1497 to 1515, but it was moved to Pisa again when the Medici family returned to power.
University of Florence is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
University of Florence's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Political Science, and Physics. Here are some of University of Florence's most famous alumni:
University of Florence's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Philosophy, Political Science, and Physics. Here are some of University of Florence's most famous alumni: