Sapienza University (Rome)

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

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course catalogue

Course information (Dipartimento di Lettere e Culture moderne)

International Student Guide

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

Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities. Subjects taught here include:

  • Languages
  • Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Media and Culture
  • Philosophy

Students have to choose the majority of the courses in the Department of Lettere e Culture Moderne. Students can take some courses within the Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, these cases will need approval on individual basis. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian, English

Housing assistance

The Sapienza University  periodically issues a new call to identify housing opportunities for university students through agreements with public and private rental agencies.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

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

Please note that this is an approximate estimation, cost of living may vary depending on your lifestyle.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places

Additional information



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