If you attended any university lecture in Bologna, you already know what follows, but if you are thinking of moving to Bologna or if you want to enroll your children in university courses, then read here below, it might be useful.
The University of Bologna is considered one of the best universities in the whole world and it’s the most ancient in Europe. It offers a wide range of services and courses in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Due to its age and history though, students hired over the centuries some rituals for warding off bad luck.
First of all, to pass diagonally through Piazza Maggiore: if you don’t, you might never see your graduation day! The same belief is associated with the Asinelli Tower. Anyone who tries his luck and climbs the Asinelli Tower during his university studies might compromise his graduation once for all and never see the so long expected award ceremony day, and besides, with the exertion of climbing 498 steps in addition!