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University of Siena

4.2 out of 5 (139 ratings / 80 reviews) Siena, Italy
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 and lot of services at their disposal.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (7)
Social Sciences (5)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Medicine & Health (3)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Humanities (1)



The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe. Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition since the Middle Ages.


The University of Siena has set up Doctoral Programmes for young people with particular expertise in the field of research who wish to obtain the qualification of PhD. The Doctoral Programmes offer a wide variety of programmes on specific scientific topics.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

The International Place supports international users all the way path from initial access to the local and university environment to their full integration.

Housing services

In Siena there are different housing options, from university halls of residence to private location (individual/shared apartments or single/double rooms). The best way to find an appropriate accommodation is to look for a room in Siena after your arrival, with the support of the orientation offices.

Student Life

Campus life

Siena is located in the heart of Tuscany amid a wide hilly landscape. Built on three steep hills and encircled by ancient walls, the medieval city of Siena welcomes its visitors with a Latin motto at the Porta Camollia entrance to the centre "Cor Magis Tibi Saena Pandit" (Siena opens its heart to you wider than this gate). You will find below some information on how to reach Siena using various kind of transport.

Student Reviews

Good but it can be better
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I like the environment but the courses of my faculty could actually be improved. The faculty is still quite young.

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Nice environment for study, good facilities and good number of international students.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The University of Siena has many opportunities for the students, such as part time jobs, campus, free Italian language course, canteen etc..

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