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The University of Bologna (Italian: Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, UNIBO) is a research university in Bologna, Italy. Founded in 1088 by an organised guild of students (studiorum), it is the oldest university in continuous operation in the world, and the first university as a higher-learning and degree-awarding institute. At its foundation, the word universitas was first coined. It was the first place of study to use the term universitas for the corporations of students and masters, which came to define the institution (especially its law school) located in Bologna.The university's emblem carries the motto, Alma Mater Studiorum ("Nourishing mother of studies"), the date A.D. 1088, and has about 86,500 students in its 11 schools.It has campuses in Cesena, Forlì, Ravenna and Rimini and a branch center abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It also has a school of excellence named Collegio Superiore di Bologna. An associate publisher of the University of Bologna is the Bononia University Press. The university saw the first woman to earn a university degree and teach at a university, Bettisia Gozzadini, and the first woman to earn both a doctorate in science and a salaried position as a university professor, Laura Bassi. It is commonly ranked among the top places of national, European and international rankings both as a whole and for individual subjects. Since its foundation, it has attracted numerous scholars, intellectuals and students from all over Italy and the world, establishing itself as one of the main international centers of learning.
ボローニャ大学（イタリア語：Alma mater studiorum - Università di Bologna、略号：UNIBO）は、イタリアのボローニャに所在する大学である。 ヨーロッパ最古の総合大学（cf. 世界最古の一覧#学問所）であり、サラマンカ大学、パリ大学、トゥールーズ大学、モンペリエ大学、オックスブリッジと共に12世紀から13世紀までに設立された大学で、ヨーロッパ最古の中世大学群にあたる。現在、規模においてはイタリア国内第2位の大学でもある。世界の（近代型）大学の原点とされ、「母なる大学」(Alma Mater Studiorum) とも雅称される。