University of Siena

University of Siena

 The careful organization of teaching, the quality of lessons (which is monitored regularly), the services to facilitate studying such as efficient and well-organized libraries and laboratories, as well as the welcoming, orientation and continuous tutoring activities, support for disabled students and those in difficulty are just some of the University of Siena’s strong points.

Top reasons to study here

  • Students in Siena can be part of a real community of people motivated by a thirst for knowledge and learning, with attentive and approachable academic staff.
  • All the students are involved in a process of orientation and tutoring that starts from high school and continues for the entire period of enrolment.
  • The University of Siena runs first and second level degree courses, taught in Italian and/or English language.

About

Education

The University of Siena awards first cycle, second cycle and single long cycle degrees in the following faculties: Economics, Pharmacy, Law, Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Arts and Humanities in Arezzo, Medicine and Surgery, Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences and Political Science, as well as several interfaculty degrees.

Research

Universities represent the ideal environment for basic research and one in which it has healthy relationship with applied research.

At the University of Siena scientific research is carried out within the University’s departments, which are organized into one or more research sectors according to their aims or methods. Within each sector, research activities are launched and coordinated and proposals are defined for the establishment and organization of doctoral research programmes.

The consultancy and research activities carried out at the University for third parties are also usually performed within the departments.

Career

The Placement Office - Career Service establishes and manages relations with businesses locally, nationally and internationally to help introduce students and new graduates to the world of work. It sets up work experience placements, offers career advice and orientation.

An internship can be considered an investment for companies and students. If this interchange is an exchange between different countries, it is enhanced by additional human, social and cultural factors that increase its value.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
501 100
2020
601 -100
2019
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
601 50
2021
651 50
2020
701
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
-
2021
401
2020
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
367 -10
2020
357
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

In Siena there are different housing options, from university residence to private accommodation (individual/shared apartments or single/double rooms).

Sixty places at the University Halls of Residences, that are owned by the Azienda DSU Toscana (Regional Authority  for the Right to Higher Education) are reserved for International Exchange students.Almost all of the rooms are twin rooms with 2 beds. The current price per person is 297,00 euros per month.

The International Office will allocate the rooms on a first come, first served basis and will contact students providing an accommodation proposal and giving instructions on how to confirm the reservation.

Student Life

Sports facilities

In collaboration with the Regional Authority for Higher Education Grants (Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio Universitario - ARDSU) and Siena University Sports Centre (CUS), the University promotes sports for students by offering courses for free or at reduced rates in: basketball, football, volleyball, rugby, judo, weight training, fencing and tennis.

CUS also arranges the participation of both individuals and teams in competitive sporting events recognised by the respective national federations.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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If given another chance, I will choose Siena!!
Judith Barare rated 4 out of 5 stars

Being in the University of Siena is the best thing that ever happened to me! I have enjoyed every bit of my stay! The quiet and beautiful city, tasty meals and not forgetting the to the skilled professors who are so friendly. I recommend all international students to try Siena. You cannot regret.

University of Siena
Diana Kozhevnikova rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University of Siena has a research-intensive orientation. The University has a partnership agreement with a lot of others European universities and organizations. The University of the Siena is one of the oldest universities in Italy with great history and the highest-level education.

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