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University of Rome La Sapienza in Rome, Italy.

Program at a Glance

Sapienza University of Rome

Country Italy
City Rome
Class Level So, Jr, Sr
Experience Type Themed
Minimum GPA 2.5
Term Summer
Taught In English
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

Pack a full year of calculus-based physics credit into eight weeks in majestic Rome. At Sapienza University, fulfill requirements in physics and get a jump on your path to graduation. Participate in lab experiments, attend group workshops, and hone your problem-solving skills with students from around the world. Balance intensive courses with program activities that include a walking tour of Rome and an evening event. After class, step into Rome's ancient history with visits to the Colosseum, the Forum, or the Arch of Constantine. Try every flavor of gelato while taking in the epic piazzas, sculpture fountains, and culture of the city.

Where you'll study

At the Sapienza University of Rome, you can walk in the footsteps of six Nobel Prize winners—most of them in physics. Sapienza is one of Italy’s largest universities with a proud reputation that goes as far back as the 13th century. Considered Italy’s top school for physics, nearly 7,000 international students seek out the university each year. As an enrolled student, access the 24-hour study rooms and other facilities on campus, including some 20 world renowned museums. At the Hello International Student Help Desk, there are ample resources available to help you acclimate to your new environment.