Major in Computer Science?

Unibo online courses for Health and Safety Training for Study and Research Areas

Students who intend to take STEM courses are recommended to complete modules 1 and 2 of the Unibo online courses for Health and Safety Training for Study and Research Areas before their arrival in Bologna. The modules are mandatory for attending laboratories that some STEM courses may have. The courses are available in English and can be completed in e-learning.

To access the courses, please visit this link.

Did you know that…

When you think of Italy, your mind probably goes straight to art, literature, music, and the other liberal arts.But did you know that the University of Bologna has 39 world-class science departments, as well as science museums and specialized libraries? The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in Bologna is no exception. It consists of more than 60 professors, 44 PhD Students, 41 Permanent Research Fellows, 7 Temporary Research Fellows, and 18 Technical and Administrative Staff and promotes scientific research in all areas of Computer Science.


The CS curriculum is very similar in the US and Italy. You can take the equivalent of CS 111 and CS 230 at Bologna, or choose from the vaste range of courses offered at the department.

Here you will find the list of courses offered in Spring 2016:

  • Algebra and Geometry
  • Computer Architecture
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Mobile Applications Lab
  • Probabilistic Models
  • Programming Languages
  • Operating Systems
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Virtual System Project
  • Web-related technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence: Knowledge Representation
  • Complex Systems
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer System Security
  • Cryptography
  • Graphics
  • Mobile Systems
  • Multimedial and Interactive Technology
  • Advanced Algorithm and Artificial Intelligence
  • Analysis of Social Network applied to Internet


  • Business Finance
  • Business Strategies
  • Decision making and Cognitive
  • Processes on Web
  • Internet Law
  • Microeconomics
  • Software Engineering