Università degli Studi di Catania

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The University of Catania, whose foundation dates back to 1434, is the oldest of Sicily. As to this day, there are about 45,000 students enrolled. The organization of the teaching is handled today by 17 departments. A special didactic unit is also the school of excellence "Scuola Superiore di Catania", a higher education centre of the University of Catania conceived in 1998 to select the best young minds and offer them a course of studies including analysis, research and experimentation.