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School for Advanced Studies

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The School for Advanced Studies selects the best students, who attend university courses and activities that encourage and develop their capabilities and skills through scientific, cultural and interdisciplinary activities.

Visiting professors, prominent Sapienza faculty members and renowned foreign academics are involved in the programme.

Courses are divided into four academic areas, which correspond to degrees:

  • Economics, Law, Social Sciences and Political Science
  • Life Sciences
  • Science and Technology
  • Humanities

The School is open to Italian and foreign first year students, under 21 years of age, who are enrolled at Sapienza. Candidates must score no less than 95/100 (or equivalent) on their high school diploma. Students must present the right qualifications and pass an entrance examination to be admitted to the School for Advanced Studies.

The School for Advanced Studies provides students with free housing, free tuition, and financial and logistical assistance.

The Sapienza School for Advanced Studies was inaugurated in the 2011-12 academic year.

For further information: School for Advanced Studies (in Italian)