One of the oldest universities of Italy, the University of Ferrara, was founded in 1391. Among the famous alumni of this university are such well-known figures as Nicolaus Copernicus and Paracelsus.
Ferrara University has one of the most reputable pharmaceutical faculties in Europe.
There is a hospital with research laboratories on the basis of the University.
The University is equipped with modern classrooms, libraries and research laboratories available for students, teachers and researchers. The laboratories are fit-out with the latest models of equipment.
On the basis of this university there was founded the oldest Cosmetics Department in Europe, which is a permanent consultant to the EU Cosmetic Products Regulations Committee, as well as a member of the Italian Society of Chemistry and Cosmetology (SiCC, Milan). The Cosmetics Department together with the Ministry of Health of Italy are involved in different scientific research projects, actively deal with the cosmetic products safety and preparing training materials for raising awareness of consumers.Related articles: