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Sapienza University of Rome
Rome, Italy (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Sem 1 & Sem 2,
Sem 2 & Sem 1,
Semester 1,
Semester 2
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Restrictions: UoM applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Exchange
Agreement Type:
Arts, Education, Engineering, Science
Level:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Language of Instruction:
English (limited classes in some areas), Italian
Sem 2, 2018
Anticipated Places
:
5
Program Description:

Sapienza University of RomeSapRoma

An autonomous state university in Rome, it is commonly referred to as “La Sapienza”, meaning 'wisdom' or 'knowledge' in Italian, and is the largest European university with approximately 147,000 students.  Founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII as a place for ecclesiastical studies; it became the university of the new capital of a united Italy in 1870 and a state university in 1935 and is the oldest of Rome's universities. 

According to the rankings Sapienza University of Rome is among the top 30 European universities.  It has 11 faculties, over 300 degree programmes and 250 one or two year professional courses, more than 150 PhD programmes, 116 libraries (the oldest and main library built in 1667) and 21 museums. The main campus, Città Universitaria (University city), is near the central train station of Rome, Termini Station, with four other satellite campuses outside of Rome.
 

Did you know...

In 1431 Pope Eugene IV decreed that the University should include the four schools of Law, Medicine, Philosophy and Theology. He introduced a new tax on wine in order to raise funds for the University; the money was used to buy a palace for the use of the University.



 
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