the university

The University of Naples, was established on 5 June 1224, by the King of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen.
It is most likely the oldest public university in the world, since it was established by a head of State.
Nowadays, the University of Naples is the third largest university in Italy, the first in southern Italy.

The city

The city of Naples needs no presentation.

The city is experiencing an extraordinary touristic season.

The whole region has significantly increased its touristic reception reaching 20 million of tourists per year.

An interesting source for touristic information about Naples and its surroundings can be found at