Sapienza University of Rome

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Founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, the Sapienza University of Rome is the oldest university of Rome. It is also the largest university in Europe, supporting over 115,000 students, including 5,500 international students, and almost 4,000 academic staff. Sapienza offers 250 degree programs and 200 specialist courses across 63 departments, with 59 libraries available for student use as well as 21 museums.

Sapienza encourages international exchange: there are over 1,100 incoming and outgoing exchange students per year, thanks to several mobility programs.