The world's leading university rankings place Sapienza at the forefront among Italian universities, for quality of research and teaching and for its international dimension. In the sectoral charts, the University excels and qualifies as a benchmark for many disciplines.
Sapienza currently offers over 250 programmes and over 200 vocational master courses. The School of Advanced Studies provides an programme of excellence and free tuition for the best students. Students with a high school score of 100 are exempt from enrolment fees, and the bonus is extended if they keep up their good grades. Families who have more than one child enrolled at the university also enjoy a special brothers-sisters bonus.
Sapienza University promotes a vast range of cultural, social and sports activities and has various facilities (over 100,000 square meters) for sports, music, theatre and a web radio.
Scientific research activity at Sapienza covers an extremely broad spectrum of disciplines, reaching levels of excellence in many areas, including archaeology, physics and astrophysics, humanities and cultural heritage, the environment, nanotechnologies, cell and gene therapy, design, aerospace, social and economic sciences.
Nobel Prize winners and internationally renowned scientists have taught or studied at Sapienza.