Sapienza – Università di Roma - Sapienza University of Rome
Founded in 1303, Sapienza is the oldest university in Rome and the largest in Europe. Its mission is to contribute to the development of a knowledge society through research, excellence, quality education and international cooperation.
The world most important university rankings place Sapienza at the national top for quality of research, education and international dimension; moreover, Sapienza excels and leads as a benchmark in many subject areas.
Sapienza currently offers over 290 degree programmes (Bachelor's and Master's) - among which over 60 are taught in English - 200 Advanced Professional Courses, over 80 PhDs and 80 specialisation schools.
Over 30.000 students come from other Italian cities, nearly 10,000 are international students and over 4,000 students a year take part in international mobility programmes. Thanks to a wide network of agreements with universities around the world, Sapienza also provides its students many international opportunities, including double degrees, scholarships abroad, internships in European and non-European countries, and international PhDs.
Scientific research activity at Sapienza covers an extremely broad spectrum of disciplines, reaching levels of excellence in many areas, including archaeology, physics and astrophysics, humanities and cultural heritage, the environment, nanotechnologies, cell and gene therapy, design, aerospace, social and economic sciences. Nobel Prize winners and internationally renowned scientists have taught and/or studied at Sapienza.