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77496
Students enrolled in this school.
9
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
26
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Sapienza University, which was founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII in Rome, is one of the oldest universities in the world and a top performer in international university rankings.The future of Sapienza is firmly rooted in its rich past and the academic and research excellence of its community. Sapienza’s mission is to catalyse the development of a knowledge society by promoting research, education and international cooperation.Sapienza has 11 Faculties, 63 Departments and various research centres that drive high levels of excellence in archaeology, physics and astrophysics, as well as humanities and cultural heritage, environmental studies, nano technology, cellular and gene therapy, design and aerospace.Moreover, students enjoy 59 libraries (two of which are open 24 hours/day), 20 museums, the Ciao/Hello Orientation Office, the SORT Faculty Orientation Offices and an Office for Disabled Students.Throughout the course of the year, Sapienza organises a myriad of cultural, social and sporting activities to encourage students to enjoy life on campus. These include the Sapienza MuSa orchestras, choirs and ensembles; the Theatron - Ancient Theatre Group; Sapienza web radio and wide range of sports facilities.

What are the admissions criteria?

The application period is from March 23-July 7th. US students must have an IB or 3 AP scores of 3+ to apply to schools in Italy. For medicine: Admissions decisions are based solely on the results of admissions tests, which have questions related to general knowledge, logic, biology, chemistry, physics, and math. Exams are held annually in September in global locations, including New York.

What is student life like?

The main Sapienza Campus, the “Città universitaria,” was designed by Architect Marcello Piacentini and inaugurated in 1935. It’s a true city within the city where educational activities are integrated with administrative and reception structures, library services and museums.Besides the historical campus on Piazzale Aldo Moro in the San Lorenzo Neighbourhood, Sapienza has various faculty and department buildings and offices in various areas of Rome, as well as university centres in other areas of the Lazio Regino.

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Housing in apartment ranges from 350 - 550(or higher) euros per month.

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