Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza is the first University in Rome and the largest University in Europe: a city within a city. It has over 4,500 professors and almost 5,000 administrative and technical staff. Sapienza offers a wide range of academic programmes including over 300 degree programmes and 250 first and second level specialised qualifications. Sapienza hosts 116 libraries and 21 museums as well as student services such as Ciao (Information, reception and guidance), SoRT (Guidance and tutorship services) and assistance for disabled students. Students from other regions are over 30,000. Foreign students are over 7,000. Incoming and outgoing Erasmus students are about 1,000 per year.

Sapienza University of Rome is a community whose main tasks are research, study and education. Sapienza`s aim is to provide a crucial contribution to the development of the society of knowledge through research, high-qualified education and international Copperation. It is an autonomous organization that contributes to the international scientific community and it is also crucial in the economy of Italian cities, territory and country. Fundamental values that define Sapienza`s identity are: Freedom of thinking and research, in order to guarantee pluralism of cultures and ideas; Social responsibility, so that research and education will contribute to civil and economical development of Italian society, cities and country; Autonomy, in the fields of education, research and organization; Competition, into university system; Participation of all components, such as professors, students, technical and administrative staff; Close interaction between teaching and research activities, so that they will be considered like activities linked together;

Foundation year: 1303
Short name: La Sapienza
Type: Public
Students: 74380
Faculty: 3130
Faculty/Students Ratio: 24:1
Region: Europe
Location: Rome