L’università italiana alla conquista dell’America: a New York nasce l’Italian Academic Center. Nel cuore del campus della Cornell Tech, la “Silicon Valley verticale” sulla Roosevelt Island, nasce un nuovo spazio che ospiterà progetti di innovazione e iniziative di formazione e ricerca promossi da Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Sapien...

Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour returns to Detroit! Join us on November 29-December 1, 2019 at the Detroit Film Theatre.  Each summer, the Cineteca di Bologna, one of the most renowned centers for film restoration, presents a film festival featuring an array of cinematic gems: newly restored classics enjoying their second life, rarities from world film...

A few miles from Porretta, nearby Grizzana Morandi, there’s a building whose architecture cannot fail to impress those who come across it. Between the green mountains of the Bologna’s Apennines you find a castle that combines the medieval and the Moorish styles…very original and atypical for the area! It’s the Rocchetta Mattei, built in the second...

The year 2020 marks the centennial of the birth, on October 23, 1920, of Gianni Rodari, one of the most innovative children’s authors and the first Italian to win the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1970. The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco and Bologna Children’s Book Fair will honour the anniversary with the exhibit Illust...

After the central Umbria region in 2018, this year the northern Italian region of Lombardy will be the guest of honour at the second edition of the National Festival of the Most Beautiful Borghi of Italy. The festival will be held at Bologna's FICO Eataly World November 22-24 and will showcase medieval villages across the entire country and local p...

Bologna stakes a claim to being the oldest university city in Europe, perhaps the world, and a roll call of the alumni of its 1088-founded institution throws up names such as Erasmus of Rotterdam, Thomas Becket, several popes, Copernicus and, more recently, Guglielmo Marconi. But this is no fossilised museum town; Bologna’s scholarly tradition attr...

Strange to say, but even cities can give you quite romantic landscapes during the autumn. The wind lashing against the trees in the parks, the wide alleys turning into huge colourful carpets… In the historical centres, men and women of all ages go for a long stroll, seizing the warmth of the last rays of sun, while groups of children run after each...

Here's why you shuold visit Bologna, Italy's capital of food. Why should I go? Known as “The crossroads of Italy”, Bologna is steeped in history, with a stunning opera house and leaning towers — one leans more than its more famous counterpart in Pisa. It’s also a great destination to pair with Florence or Venice. Streets made for walking? Its ­hist...

Ancora un evento di presentazione per MIGRER, il museo virtuale dell'emigrazione emiliano-romagnola nel mondo, lanciato la scorsa settimana, che questo giovedì, 24 ottobre, tornerà a far parlare di sé a Bologna. Organizzata dalla Consulta degli emiliano romagnoli nel mondo, in collaborazione con l'Università di Bologna - Dipartimento Scienze Politi...

In this half-day cycle starting from central Bologna and ending at the small town of Sasso Marconi, you can take in hilly scenery of Bologna’s back country, see where history was made at the villa of radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi and sample some local delicacies in one of the province’s best osterias. The route is entirely flat, mostly along cycl...