LUISS Guido Carli is an exchange destination for Bachelor students of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) of the Faculty of Humanities in Rome, Italy.

Student experiences

Currently there are no student experiences yet from PPE students. You can read the student experiences from Economics students here


General information for exchange students

Course information (for courses available for structured mobility please read the information at 'areas of study open to exchange students')

Useful information for exchange students

Academic calendar

Semester 1 (or Fall): from early September to mid-February
Semester 2 (or Spring): from mid-February to early July

Summer Break: from early July to early September


Language of instruction: English

Luiss Guido Carli offers Italian language courses to exchange students in both first and second semester. More information

Areas of study open to exchange students

Exchange to LUISS Guido Carli is part of a structured mobility. If you are a PPE student, you can take part in this structured mobility for one semester in your third year. 

The following courses are part of the structured mobility (it may be subject to minor changes):

• History of political institutions 8 ECTS
• Political economy of development 8 ECTS
• Political sociology 8 ECTS
• 2 Electives of 6 ECTS to be chosen from this list



Housing assistance

The LUISS University accommodation office is available to help incoming students in their search for housing during their participation in Erasmus or other exchange programs.

They offer two options: Luiss University residences or Private apartments. 
More information

You can also check websites such as Housinganywhere or Uniplaces

Estimated costs of living per month

Housing: between € 350 and € 600 per month
Transportation: € 35 monthly card; € 1.50 single ticket (valid for 100 min.)
Textbooks: about € 200 / 250 average per semester
Food and meals: between € 150 and 250 per month
Meals at the University restaurant: € 5 / 8 per meal (use your Erasmus card!)
Espresso coffee: € 1.00, Cappuccino: € 1.50
Bread: € 3.50 / Kilo 
Pasta: 0.80 / 1.20 /Kilo
Mineral water: € 0.20 / 0.50 / Liter
Bottle of wine: € 3 / 6

Number of places available

6 places per year (3 per semester) only for PPE students. 

Additional information

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!

International Office Humanities

Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.  

You can reach us in the following ways:

Please mention your student number in all correspondence!


We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046

  • Sanne Boomsma - Head International Office Humanities;
  • Pooi Ji Hang - Exchange Coordinator (South and East Europe, Asia, Central and South America);
  • Monique Hanrath - Exchange Coordinator (North and West Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America);
  • Nelline Bogerd - Support Officer;
  • Agaath Sluijters - Support Officer.
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment via this online form or send an email to

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to