Sapienza Università di Roma is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Rome, Italy.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: September - January
Semester II: February - June

Academic Calendar

Examinations are usually held in winter (January and February), summer (June and July).


Language requirement: a B1 language level (CEFR) in Italian is required.

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students are allowed to take courses in Linguistics within the 'Dipartimento di Scienze Documentarie, Lingustico-Filologiche e Geografiche'. However, students are also allowed to take other courses within the faculty 'Lettere e Filosofia'.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian, some courses offered in English

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

On average, you will need at least €800-900/month to live in Rome.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

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 follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)