The Department of Chemistry of "Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro" was founded on November 1st 1982, by the merging of the institutes of Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry belonging to the Faculty of Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Naturali. The Department of Chemistry is actually composed by about 70 among professors, technicians and administrative staff. The details of the personnel is reported in the section "Department".