Sapienza University of Rome: Statistics



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#120 of 14,131 In the World
#29 of 2,785 In Europe
#2 of 88 In Italy
#1 of 19 In Lazio
#1 of 17 In Rome
#4 of 1,018 For Neurosurgery
Top100 For 62 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Sapienza University of Rome is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSchool leaving certificate (Diploma di Scuola media di 2° Grado)
Academic CalendarNovember to October

Research profile

Sapienza University of Rome is a world-class research university with 159,664 scientific papers published and 3,311,607 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Genetics, and Quantum and Particle physics.


Sapienza University of Rome majors

by publication & citation count

95,849 / 2,270,307
82,372 / 1,924,104
73,699 / 1,810,948
68,862 / 1,408,263
67,680 / 1,366,849
Computer Science
60,334 / 1,284,588
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
54,196 / 994,170
Environmental Science
50,626 / 1,020,692
50,276 / 1,300,424
Quantum and Particle physics
46,620 / 968,730
44,241 / 1,223,384
41,692 / 1,010,835
41,154 / 949,253
Organic Chemistry
30,859 / 716,447
29,835 / 598,744
29,658 / 604,210
Materials Science
29,112 / 599,179
28,189 / 557,210
27,091 / 673,733
Geography and Cartography
26,775 / 498,100
26,327 / 397,044
24,064 / 509,882
Optical Engineering
20,952 / 427,399
20,682 / 542,926
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
19,926 / 357,016
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
19,754 / 383,456
Political Science
19,560 / 314,059
18,988 / 471,687
18,589 / 387,178
18,519 / 418,188
18,392 / 304,329
17,689 / 382,018
17,290 / 294,342
16,690 / 281,135
15,010 / 266,384
Electrical Engineering
14,034 / 251,890
Oncology and Cancer research
13,808 / 349,269
Astrophysics and Astronomy
13,192 / 296,163
12,649 / 188,172
12,296 / 210,491

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 1573 4828
1991 1529 5706
1992 1717 7132
1993 1727 7663
1994 1916 9109
1995 2024 10596
1996 2286 12687
1997 2342 14181
1998 2241 16541
1999 2275 19231
2000 2406 22093
2001 2465 25513
2002 2682 30124
2003 2945 34489
2004 3012 39603
2005 3106 45736
2006 3428 53634
2007 3734 60529
2008 4056 68662
2009 4254 78279
2010 4372 86518
2011 5073 100888
2012 5846 116706
2013 6505 135130
2014 6985 148540
2015 7388 164413
2016 7503 177170
2017 7917 196188
2018 7687 202257
2019 8491 235525
2020 10178 288184
2021 11648 369714
2022 9712 353409
Academic rankings


Local studetns 336-1291 per annum (EUR)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Sapienza University of Rome.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Master Universitario di 1° Livello Architecture, Economics, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Psychology
Laurea Magistrale Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Dentistry, Design, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, History of Religion, Industrial Design, Information Sciences, Landscape Architecture, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Nursing, Performing Arts, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Publishing and Book Trade, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Robotics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistics, Translation and Interpretation
Dottorato di Ricerca Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Banking, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Canon Law, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Comparative Law, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Developmental Psychology, Documentation Techniques, Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Endocrinology, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Haematology, Health Sciences, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanics, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Music, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Oncology, Performing Arts, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Health, Public Law, Religion, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistics, Surgery, Toxicology

Sapienza University of Rome alumni

  1. Terence Hill

    Terence Hill
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1939-.. (age 84)
    television actorfilm actorfilm producertelevision producerfilm screenwriter

    Terence Hill is an Italian actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. He began his career as a child actor and gained international fame for starring roles in action and comedy films, many with longtime film partner and friend Bud Spencer. During the height of his popularity Hill was among Italy's highest-paid actors.

  2. Bud Spencer

    Bud Spencer
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1929-2016 (aged 87)
    rugby union playeraircraft pilotactorcomedianwriter

    Carlo Pedersoli, known professionally as Bud Spencer, was an Italian actor, professional swimmer and water polo player. He was known for action-comedy and Spaghetti Western roles with his long-time film partner and friend Terence Hill. The duo "garnered world acclaim and attracted millions to theater seats". Spencer and Hill appeared in 18 films together.

  3. Giuseppe Conte

    Giuseppe Conte
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Sapienza University of Rome
    Studied in 1988
    juristinternational forum participantacademicpoliticianlawyer

    Giuseppe Conte is an Italian jurist, academic, and politician who served as prime minister of Italy from June 2018 to February 2021. He has been the president of the Five Star Movement (M5S) since August 2021.

  4. Federico Fellini

    Federico Fellini
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1920-1993 (aged 73)
    satiristfilm directorscreenwriterdirectorcomics artist

    Federico Fellini was an Italian filmmaker. He is known for his distinctive style, which blends fantasy and baroque images with earthiness. He is recognized as one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time. His films have ranked highly in critical polls such as that of Cahiers du Cinéma and Sight & Sound, which lists his 1963 film 8+1⁄2 as the 10th-greatest film.

All 100 notable alumni

Sapienza University of Rome faculties and divisions

Faculty : Architecture Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Environmental Studies, Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture, Parks and Recreation, Town Planning
Faculty : Architecture Architecture, Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Studies
Faculty : Civil and Industrial Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Building Technologies, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering
Faculty : Economics Banking, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Insurance, International Economics, Political Sciences, Social Welfare, Tourism
Faculty : Law Comparative Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights, International Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Mathematics, Physics, and Natural Sciences Agricultural Business, Agrobiology, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Geology, Heritage Preservation, Industrial Chemistry, Information Technology, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics
Faculty : Medicine and Dentistry Dentistry, Medicine
Faculty : Medicine and Psychology Medicine, Psychology
Faculty : Pharmacy and Medicine Medicine, Pharmacy
Faculty : Philosophy, Letters, Humanities and Oriental Studies American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Art History, Cinema and Television, Classical Languages, Cultural Studies, Dance, Documentation Techniques, European Studies, History, Italian, Linguistics, Literature, Oriental Studies, Performing Arts, Philology, Philosophy, Religion, Theatre
Faculty : Political Science, Sociology and Communication Communication Studies, Development Studies, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Government, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Political Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Psychology I Cognitive Sciences, Developmental Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Pathology, Psychology
Faculty : Psychology II Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Psychology, Social Psychology
Faculty : Sociology Communication Studies, Human Resources, Social Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Statistics Business Computing, Demography and Population, Economics, Finance, Information Technology, Insurance, Sociology, Statistics
School : Aerospace Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
School : Archive and Library Sciences Archiving, Heritage Preservation, Library Science

General information

Alternative names UNIROMA1
Sapienza Università di Roma
Founded 1303
Accreditation Ministry of Education, University and Research
Motto Il futuro è passato qui

Location and contacts

Address Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
Roma, 00185
City population 2,873,000

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