LUISS Guido Carli is an exchange destination for students of the Bachelor Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) 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. This exchange is only open for PPE students. You can take part in this structured mobility in the 1st semester of 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 semester places per year (in the 1st semester) only for PPE students

Additional information

The list of exchange destinations has been composed with great care, however the UU International Offices cannot be held responsible for any mistakes. Please note that the number of places available at our partner universities is being negotiated, therefore the numbers for 2022-2023 may be subject to change.

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
E mail

Please keep in mind that it can take up to 4 working days to receive a reply from us. Make sure you do not wait until the last moment when you want to get a document signed! 

Always mention your student number. 

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

  • 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;
  • Sanne Boomsma - Head International Office Humanities;
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed for walk-ins, but you can make an appointment by sending us an email.

Appointment with an Exchange Coordinator

Do you have specific questions about your exchange plans? You can make an appointment with one of our Exchange Coordinators!

  • Please make sure you have read all the information about studying abroad on our website.
  • Have a look at this overview to see who is the region coordinator of the destination that you want to talk about.
  • Before your appointment, make a list of the questions you want to discuss with the Exchange Coordinator.

Make an appointment here. The appointments take place via Microsoft Teams.