What’s it like to study a Masters in Rome?
With a 2,500-year history as one of the most important and renowned cities in the western world, you’ll find that living in Rome is a unique educational opportunity and experience.
Famous landmarks herald from all parts of the city’s history, from the ancient Roman Colosseum to medieval cathedrals, Renaissance palaces and the 18th-century Trevi Fountain – a crowning achievement of Baroque art.
You’ll have the chance to explore all of these and other sites whilst studying a Masters in Rome at some of the most historical universities in Europe.
Universities in Rome
Rome’s oldest surviving university is the Sapienza University of Rome, which dates back to 1303. La Sapienza is consistently ranked within the 50 best higher education providers in Europe and is actually the second largest (based on student numbers) in the world.
Other historical universities in Rome include the Pontifical Gregorian University, established in 1551 by Saint Ignatius of Loyola (the founder of the Jesuit order) and acclaimed for scholarship in Theology and the Humanities.
In addition to its own universities (and many other educational resources) Rome is also a major site for the establishment of international university campuses, enhancing its reputation as a global centre of education.
Overseas institutions offering courses in Rome include the University of Kent, the American University of Rome and John Cabot University as well as branches of Temple University, St John’s University and the University of Notre Dame.
Careers in Rome
Rome is an important financial, political and commercial centre, hosting the Italian headquarters of many multinational businesses. Key sectors include aerospace, banking and transport, while the city is also known for its significance to the film industry.