General Information About LUMSA University

Libera Università Maria Santissima Assunta , which stands for LUMSA University , is recognized by the Italian Higher Education Institution, although it is a private university founded in Rome in 1939 on Catholic principles. Lumsa University, which is the oldest university after Rome La Sapienza University , has campuses in 3 different cities besides Rome. LUMSA University, which has 7200 students, was founded by Luigia Tincani and was an institute with education for women only and only pedagogical education until the 1990s. Afterwards, he grew professionally with rapid leaps and establ

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Educational institutions are built to respond to the study needs of students and to prepare them for the world of work, without neglecting the importance of the human aspects. Students’ relationships with teachers and other university staff are based on listening and exchange. The services provided by the University are designed to help students focus on learning, personal development and making the right career choices. Since its inception, its sole focus has been on students. Seeing its students as the lifeblood of the university, LUMSA University attaches importance to the tradition of humanity, technological innovations and communication in university life. He also asked the teaching staff to be in constant communication with the students.

Where is LUMSA University?

Although its main campus is in Rome, LUMSA University also has campuses in Taranto, Palermo and Gubbio. Its campus in Rome is located in the very center of Rome and is also known for its proximity to the Vatican. Among its other campuses, Taranto is located in the Puglia region, the Palermo campus is located in the Sicily region, and the Gubbio campus is located in the Umbria region.

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LUMSA University World Rankings

LUMSA University ranks first among medium-sized non-state universities in Italy and among non-state universities in Lazio and Sicily. These are the data emerging from the Censis 2019 ranking, the annual report of the Center for Social Investments Studies (Censis).

In the category of medium-sized non-state universities (i.e. universities with a student population and enrollment of between 5,000 and 10,000 students), LUMSA University is growing again and placing itself at the top of the rankings for the first time.

An important result as the data also underlines how LUMSA University positions itself:

  • Ranked #1 among non-state universities in Lazio.
  • It ranks first among non-state universities in Sicily.
  • It ranks 4th among non-state universities in Italy.
  • Ranked #1 among Roman universities (both state and non-state)
  • Ranked #1 among Palermo universities (both state and non-state)

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Notable Persons Graduated from LUMSA University

  • Sonia Gray (Italian actress and television presenter)
  • Benedetta Rinaldi (Journalist)
  • Liliana Segre (Member of the Italian Republic Senate)
  • Attilio Nicora (Clergy, cardinal)
  • Cornelio Fabro (Priest)
  • Liliana Cavani (Italian director, screenwriter)
  • Eleonora Daniele (Former Italian actress and currently TV presenter)
  • Soraya Rodrigues de Aragão (Author)

Student Life in Rome

Rome has 16% of the world’s cultural treasures and 70% of the cultural treasures in Italy. While you are studying in Rome, where every corner reveals history, you will not have time to be bored because the city is very dynamic. It is always an active and developing city with museums, churches, palaces, streets, food, environment, nature and nightlife. You can also reach the beach in less than 1 hour. There are countless venues and activities in Rome, which also draws attention with its large student population.

LUMSA University students have the opportunity to study abroad in exchange programs, thanks to the agreement made by LUMSA with 213 universities in Europe and 29 universities in other locations. LUMSA teaching staff also always exchange information with students. While the satisfaction rate of universities in Italy is around 89%, the satisfaction rate of LUMSA is 96.5%. Faculty members assist and advise students in their orientation and job choices according to their interests.

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LUMSA University Departments

LUMSA University‘s undergraduate departments are 3 years, and graduate departments are 1-2 years.

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Application conditions

In the application requirements of LUMSA University, if you want to receive undergraduate education, you must have completed your high school education. If you want to receive graduate education, you must have completed your university education and state your diploma. The university also asks for a motivation letter and states, “We’re looking for well-rounded and motivated students, not just high grades.”

For foreign students, at least a B2 English certificate or a minimum grade of 6.5 in IELTS or a minimum grade of 85 in TOEFL is required in some departments.

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English Undergraduate Programs

  • Law (Single Cycle, Rome & Palermo)
  • International Relations
  • Management and Finance
  • Marketing & Digital Communication
  • Political International and Administrative Science
  • Science and techniques of psychology

Italian Undergraduate Courses

  • Social work and non profit organization sciences (Rome)
  • Management and economics
  • Linguistic and Cultural Mediation
  • Political International and Administrative Science
  • Business and Economics
  • Social work and non profit organization sciences
  • Education Sciences
  • Communication Sciences, Information and Marketing
  • Science and techniques of psychology

English Master’s Degrees

  • Master in Management of Sustainable Development Goals
  • European Master of Law and Economics (EMLE)
  • Master in Fintech & Innovation

Italian Master’s Degrees

  • Management of Welfare Policies and Social Services
  • Management and finance
  • International Relations
  • Management of Welfare Policies and Social Services
  • Marketing & Digital communication
  • psychology
  • Planning and management of educational and training services

LUMSA University Tuition Fees

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The tuition fee at LUMSA University is 3500 euros per year. However, prices can vary for some students. LUMSA University tuition costs are calculated based on family income and the student’s country of origin. Fees range from 150 € to 3500 €.

Italy is one of the countries that offer the most scholarship opportunities in Europe. Scholarship opportunities vary depending on the university and department you are applying to. In Italy, each region grants scholarships according to the rules it determines. These scholarships vary according to family income, success and personal income of students. In addition, the university provides scholarships to many successful students. The key requirement of the university for the scholarship is successful academic progress.

For more details, please read the University Fees and Scholarships page.

LUMSA University Dormitory and Accommodation Facilities

LUMSA University provides dormitories for its students. It offers comfortable accommodation in two dormitories close to the university in the Prati area. In addition, even if you cannot benefit from the university dormitory, the university’s Accommodation Service, at no extra cost, will help you find comfortable accommodation.

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