Sapienza University of Rome is the biggest research university in Europe. Established in 1303 the university is the leading institution of higher education of Italy and a part of Times Higher Education best universities of the planet top-300 list. Nowadays more than 115 000 students study at the university (6% of them – foreign citizens), but the student-teacher ratio stays pretty low – 21,8.
Sapienza University meets the highest European educational standards. Over its long history the university gave the world 6 Nobel Laureates. Nowadays it has 11 faculties:
The university offers 450 baccalaureate programs and 325 master programs. The medium of instruction is principally Italian, but more than 80 programs are also available in English.
Sapienza University has a vast network of partner universities. Cooperation agreements are signed with 341 higher education institutions (among them such a prestigious ones as Columbia University and University of California, Berkeley).