The University of Siena, one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240, has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition since the Middle Ages.
With more than 850 international agreements the University of Siena has been enhancing its strategy for internationalization, aiming to attract students and researchers from all parts of the world and increasing its international projects cooperation
Some of our degrees and advanced programmes are taught partially or entirely in English and double degree agreements have been set up http://www.unisi.it/internazionale/studio-e-stage-allestero/studio-e-ricerca-allestero/doppi-titoli-double-degrees
International Summer Schools are hosted at the University of Siena:
- Harvard College (USA), Summer Program: “Beauty, leadership and innovation”
- Yale University (USA) - Summer Session
- University of St. Thomas (USA), “Financial Management and Italian Life and Culture”
- University of Texas at San Antonio, (USA): “The Classical World: Anthropology, Art and Culture.”
- Alves Faria College, Faculdades ALFA (Brasil), “Democracia e desenvolvimento”
- University of Toronto (Canada), Woodsworth College Summer School
RANKINGS AND ACCREDITATIONS
With over 17,000 students, The University of Siena confirms its position as the best amongst the medium sized Italian Universities for structures, study grants, and internationalization as stated in the Censis Research Institute classification 2017.
According to the classification of the most influential Italian economic newspaper “Il Sole 24 Ore” the University of Siena ranks 6th overall, 6th for quality of teaching and 6th for the research (Il Sole 24 Ore - Classification of Italian Universities 2016)
The University of Siena is also rated at 437th place in the ranking of the best worldwide Universities in the annual classification of the Centre for World University Rankings CWUR (cwur.org/2016)
“Qs World University Rankings by subject” lists the University of Siena as one of the best in the world.
In accordance with this ranking, the University of Siena is in high standing on the national and international level in one area and six subjects. (Area of Life Science and Medicine, Archeology, Linguistics, Medicine, Pharmacy and pharmacology, Economics and statistics, Political science and international studies.)