Abroad UTSA - Exchange:
Architecture at Sapienza University of Rome - Italy
Fall or Spring Semester
12-18 Credit Hours
Sapienza Factsheet 2019-2020.pdf
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 catalyze the development of a knowledge society by promoting research, education and international cooperation.
The 115,000 students enrolled at Sapienza can choose from over 250 degree programs (Bachelors, Masters and PhDs) and 200 specialization courses, while the “Scuola Superiore di Studi Avanzati” runs honors programs and free tuition for its best students. Sapienza has 11 Faculties, 63 Departments and various research centers 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.
Sapienza’s large student population includes over 30,000 students from outside of the Rome area, approximately 7,000 foreign students and 3,000 students on mobility programs. 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 organizes 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.
Application Deadline: October 15 for Spring; February 15 for Fall
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If you have questions regarding the Sapienza exchange program, please contact Angela Lombardi at firstname.lastname@example.org.