Marche Polytechnic University is a public university in Ancona, Italy. It tenders three year degrees in Agriculture, Engineering, Economics, Medicine and Sciences as well as longer specialist programs in Medicine and Biology. Different courses began at the beginning of November in 1959 as a branch of University of Urbino. The university itself began in 1969 with approval of charter of Independent University of Ancona and by-laws establishing 2 year course of study for Faculty of Engineering and 3 year course of study for Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. The Higher Council on Public Education recognized Faculty of Engineering for 1969-70 academic year and Faculty of Medicine as well as Surgery.