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Luiss University

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Located in the heart of Rome, Luiss specializes in Social Sciences to educate over 9,000 students from around the world. Since its founding, Luiss has developed privileged partnerships with the business community – through its relationship with Confindustria, the largest Italian industry association – as well as with the legal practice, governmental institutions, and civil society. 

The Luiss educational model combines academic rigor with practical relevance. Luiss is recognised as one of the top European institutions in Social Sciences. The main aim of the university is to combine the theoretical learning with real-world applications, in order to better define the career path of talented students who are potential future leaders.


Luiss utilizes three approaches in the design and the development of its programs:

·       Research-led: faculty members are experts of and actively engaged in their research areas

·       Experience-based: Luiss relies on a selected pool of top executives and chartered consultants to teach topics that they experience in their day-to-day work

·       Problem-driven: programs require student to engage in project works and researches, in which they are expected to develop solutions to real-world problems.

Luiss also offers students a variety of learning opportunities to develop and refine soft skills, to better shape their profile, such as leadership, teamwork, problem-solving, public speaking, relational abilities, ethics, responsibility and sustainability.

Thanks to the international academic partnerships, Luiss offers Exchanges and Double Degree programs with prestigious international universities located all over the world.

Furthermore, students can take advantage of Luiss’ relations with top employers worldwide, throught the wide network that the university has built over time.


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Present in the “QS Best Student Cities Index”, Rome is staggeringly beautiful and your day-to-day life as a student will be spent completely immersed in the Eternal City’s beauty and many centuries of ancient history. From Rome’s delicious eateries to its winding streets and cobblestones, the Italian capital is brimming with treasures for you to discover at every turn. In addition, some of the perks of studying abroad, as identified by previous students, incudes a unique mix of culture, beauty, history and relaxed atmosphere.

One respondent said: “It's one of the oldest cities in the world, its history, architecture, monuments, nature, weather and people are just amazing and I can't imagine any city having all these other than Rome.”

Beyond its tourist attractions, Rome also offers a modern and cosmopolitan vibe, with a vibrant art scene that encompasses the city's many theatres and Stadio Flaminio, which is home to unique outdoor performances throughout the year. 

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Luiss University welcomes applications from students of diverse backgrounds. The international approach is one of the main aims of the University, that in the last year has signed 277 agreements among 57 countries worldwide.

To be eligible for undergraduate study at Luiss University, you’ll need to submit an academic transcript showing the studies completed to date and associated grades, a details of the teacher chosen to furnish a letter of reference, other optional certification (for example, SAT, ACT, GMAT or GRE) and a short motivation letter.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from October 2019 until June 2020.
To apply, register online and submit with the documents above. You will hear back from the university if your profile fits the requirements.

At postgraduate level, you’ll be asked to submit an academic transcript showing the studies completed to date and associated grades, a details of the teacher chosen to furnish a letter of reference, other optional certification (for example GMAT or GRE) and a short motivation letter.

According to internal data, the average LUISS graduate accepts a job offer 2.3 months of graduation.
Luiss University’s career team helps students find internships and job offers, apply for roles, learn more about potential recruiters via job profiles, access exclusive tips and advice and register for career fairs and employer presentations.

For students in need of bespoke advice, the university also has a team of career advisors who can help you figure out next steps and explore your options.

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University Highlights

Total students - 10,032


International students - 316


Total faculty staff - 290


Total students - 10,032


International students - 316


Total faculty staff - 290



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