LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome)

LUISS Guido Carli is an exchange destination for bachelor and master students Utrecht University School of Governance.

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

Language requirements
B1 for Italian spoken courses (B2 Italian master level courses)
B2 for English spoken courses: a language proficiency letter is sufficient for application. It can be provided by the (UU) International Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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

Department of Politcal Science

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



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 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.

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: about €2 per meal at the University cafeteria and from €5 to €25 in take-away pizza shops, bars, pizzerias and trattorias.

Public transport: the price of a monthly card (tessera intera rete) for all public transport is €35.

Books: about €300.

For more information, look at their website and scroll down to 'Cost of Living'.


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.

Starting from the 22-23 academic year grades below 18 are a fail and are not registered on the Transcript of Records. Please be aware that this may impact your Erasmus+ grant.

30 e lode = excellent

29-30 = very good

27-28 = good

24-26 = satisfactory

18-23 = sufficient

< 18 = fail    

Language of instruction

Italian and English

Visa / Residence Permit

More information on the website 


More information:
EU-students(scroll down)
Non-EU-students (scroll down)

Additional information

Number of places available: 2 students


A few days before the beginning of the semester.

More information on the website 

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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