LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome)

LUISS Guido Carli is an exchange destination for bachelor and master students of the Utrecht University Schools of Law and and Governance and bachelor students of the Utrecht University School of Economics and not for master students of the School of Economics.

Student experiences

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General Webpage

Information for Erasmus exchange students


Academic calendar

Semester I: Mid September – Mid December (including exams)
Semester II: Mid February – end of May (including exams)

Academic calendar for exchange students

Language requirements

Language of instruction
Italian and an excellent offering of courses in English.

Language requirements
B2 for Italian spoken courses 
B2 for English spoken courses: a language proficiency letter is sufficient for application. It can be provided by the (UU) International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. You have to submit this language proficiency at the time of your application at the host university.

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

Areas of study open for exchange students

There is a wide array of courses available for exchange students (around 200 courses in English). You may choose courses* throughout the whole university. More information on the website

*Please note the entrance requirements per course and avoid overlap in schedules

Courses at Master level


Not for master students of the School of Economics

Estimated living costs per month

Housing: the average cost is about €350/400 a month (for a place in a double room) and about € 500/600 a month (for a single room) plus extras (telephone, electricity, heating, etc.)
Meals: from €5 to €8 per meal at the University cafeteria. From 5 to 25€ in take-away pizza shops, bars, pizzerias, trattorias.
Public transport: the price of a monthly card (tessera intera rete) for all public transport is €35.
Single ticket (buses/underground): € 1.50
Books: about €200-€250 per semester.
Cinema: a ticket costs about €8 
Theaters and concerts: the average ticket cost is between €15 and €30, but many associations give students reduced prices.

Above information is subject to change.

Information found on the website 


The LUISS University Accommodation Office is available to assist incoming exchange students in their search for housing. Students can apply for a room in a LUISS Residence or in an apartment shared with other students. More details about the residences can be found at the housing website.

There are limited places available and they will be assigned on a first-come first-served basis. Students interested in living in an apartment will receive an email with customized proposals in accordance with the preferences expressed in the 9 housing application form. All flat owners have been carefully selected and students will receive assistance every step of the way including the signature of the rental contact.

Visa / Residence Permit

More information on the website of the Migration department.


EU students must bring their European Health Insurance Card (EIHC) which entitles the holder to get necessary treatments at the same cost as an Italian citizen. Students are advised to verify how to get the card and which services are covered with the social security administration of their country before their departure. For more information, please visit: 3T 3T

Non-EU students must hold a health insurance policy meeting the following requirements:

  • It must cover expenses in the event of emergency treatments and/or urgent hospitalization.
  • It must cover the entire duration of your stay in Italy.
  • It must be valid for the territory of all member-states applying to the Schengen Agreement in its entirety.
  • It must guarantee the policy−holder's return to his/her own country in case of serious illness.
  • It must be translated into English.



Courses and ECTS at LUISS 

Starting from the 22-23 academic year failing grades bare not registered on the Transcript of Records.
Please be aware that this may impact your Erasmus+ grant.


Individual courses are graded on a scale of 18-30/30. Very brilliant students may be awarded 30 cum laude (30 e lode). The minimum passing grade is 18/30. Grades below 18 are a fail and are not registered. 

30 e lode = excellent

29-30 = very good

27-28 = good

24-26 = satisfactory

18-23 = sufficient

< 18 = fail

Introduction / orientation

A few days before the beginning of the semester.

More information on the website  

Additional information

Number of places available: 18 places (semesters) for Law, Economics and Governance combined.

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