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Luiss Guido Carli

Luiss Guido Carli

Luiss Guido Carli


Luiss University

Open. Engaging. Responsible.

Why Luiss

Top-ranked, highly innovative in education with its enquiry-based learning model, truly international with over 50% of programmes in English, firmly committed to sustainability and inclusion, deeply engaged with professional communities. These are just some of the reasons to choose Luiss.

About Luiss

Located in Rome, Luiss specializes in the Social Sciences with its 4 Departments of Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Law and Political Science and educates over 10,000 students in a dynamic, international environment.


#14 worldwide for Politics & International Studies and top 50 for Business & Management and Law in the QS World University Rankings by Subject and #30 worldwide in the FT Masters in Management, a leap of 60 places since 2019.

Key Facts

Students and instructors come from 102 countries around the world and Luiss is an active member of prominent academic networks such as QTEM and the European University ENGAGE.EU.

Educational model

Luiss mission is to prepare students as enquirers: curious, open minded, reliable people, able to frame and solve relevant challenges with their attitude of thinking like scientists while acting as leading professionals.


Undergraduate – Graduate – Postgraduate – Digital Graduate – Summer University – Foundation Programme – PhD

Faculty & Research

Luiss Faculty is composed of world-renowned academics, who bring their extensive experience from some of the world’s most prestigious institutions, and a vast and diverse array of top practitioners such as company executives, diplomats, lawyers, and public administration representatives. Over 50 visiting professors add to Luiss’ ever-increasing global engagement.

Luiss is at the forefront of the most rigorous and relevant social science research, specifically in the fields of business and management, economics, law and political science. There are currently 88 ongoing funded research projects, including several grants at the European level and 33 Research Projects of National Relevance (PRIN) in 2023. In 2022, Luiss counted 57 top international publications.

Scholarships & Campus Life


In addition to ensuring a high-profile, quality education, Luiss provides economic support to high-performing and deserving students who meet specific financial or merit-based requirements.


Luiss is located in one of Rome’s most beautiful neighbourhoods, with buildings that reflect the atmosphere and beauty of the city, lush green spaces, high-tech classrooms, and innovative creative spaces.


Come up with an idea, answer a question, satisfy a curiosity, this is what the Luiss Library offers whether it is through the direct access to the room collections and bibliographic research support services in one of the open and multifunctional spaces or through off-campus access to the extensive online catalogue and electronic collections.


Luiss residences are located near the three main campuses and offer a variety of accommodations and services to make you feel home away from home.


The Tutoring Office is designed to guide, accompany and inspire students throughout their college careers. Its three main services, University Tutoring, Academic Tutoring, and Inclusiveness Tutoring Service It’s U!, are personalised to each student’s background, studies and ambitions.

University Language Center

A mastery of languages is fundamental in our globalised world. For this reason, Luiss offers English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish as a second or third language.

Student Mobility

With 56 Double Degrees, LLMs, Joint Degrees and Structured Exchanges as well as over 243 Erasmus and bilateral student exchange agreements, Luiss is committed to providing students with opportunities to immerse themselves in rich environments that complement a quality education.

Career Services

Thanks to its connections with more than 500 public and private institutions as well as multinational companies, Luiss provides students and graduates with real career opportunities, supporting them in entering the job market through internships, meetings and seminars with leading international companies and institutions.


Collaboration, respect, fair play, determination, self-confidence: sports help us become better versions of our ourselves. The Luiss Sports Association organises all the University’s amateur and competitive sports, focusing not only on student athletes (over 50 Top Athletes) but also on those interested in practising sport at a non-competitive level.

Student Associations

Studying at Luiss means actively engaging and participating in the numerous extracurricular activities organised and promoted directly by students, which represent an extraordinary opportunity to come together throughout your university career.

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Luiss is committed to enrolling outstanding students of talent and high potential who come from all over Italy and the world. Admission is merit-based, competitive and highly selective, making Luiss graduates stand out in the job market.

Undergraduate Admission

International Selection – For students obtaining a secondary school diploma outside of Italy, there will be rolling admissions during the academic year. Candidates who have obtained certain minimum scores on the SAT, ACT or IB are exempted from the selection process.

Graduate Admission

International Selection – For students obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree outside of Italy, there will be rolling admissions during the academic year. Candidates who have obtained certain minimum scores on the GMAT or GRE are exempted from the selection process.


Luiss in numbers

All Luiss numbers:

  • 1977 Date of founding
  • 4 Departments: Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law, Political Science
  • 2 Schools: Undergraduate and Graduate
  • 10.173 Total students enrolled
  • 11 Facilities, campuses and other innovation spaces
  • 1:7 Professor to student ratio (1:21 national average)
  • 311 Partner universities
  • 65 Countries with active partner universities
  • 18 Gateway programs for foreign students
  • 56 Double Degrees and Structured Exchanges
  • 2.456 Incoming and outgoing study abroad students each year
  • 96% Labor force participation rate for recent graduates (1 year after graduation)
  • 94% Students up to date with exam schedule (75% national average)
  • 92% Students who graduated on time (62,5% national average)
  • 2,2 Months between graduation and first job
  • 33 Top international publications in 2018-2019
  • 13 Number of grants won in 2019
  • 13 Research centers
  • 78 International partnerships

    Campus Features

    All Luiss campuses, facilities and gardens.

    Campuses and Gardens

    Luiss has 12 structures, including teaching spaces, offices and residences, in Rome and Milan with the Milano Luiss Hub.

    Luiss campuses

    The University's main campuses are revered in Rome for their architecture, representing important movements in the city's artistic history, as well as for their lush gardens, small oases in a busy city.

    Viale Romania Campus

    On the Luiss Campus at Viale Romania 32, the University holds all the teaching and research activities of the Departments of Business and Management, Economics and Finance, and Political Science.

    Via Parenzo Campus

    On the Luiss Campus at Via Parenzo 11, the University holds all the teaching and research activities of the Departments of Law.

    Viale Pola Campus

    On the Luiss Campus at Via Pola 12, the University holds the General Manager, President, and Rector offices and all the teaching activities of "Massimo Baldini" School of Journalism and postgraduate courses.

    Villa Blanc Campus

    On the Luiss Campus of Villa Blanc, located in Via Nomentana 216, the University holds all the administrative and teaching activities of the Luiss Business School.

    Viale di Villa Emiliani Campus

    On the Luiss Campus at Viale di Villa Emiliani 14, located in Via Nomentana 216, the University holds all the administrative and teaching activities of the School of Government, School of European Political Economy and School of Law.

    Luiss Library

    With all-new spaces renovated to house a new vision, the Luiss Library is specialized in social sciences, especially in law, economics, and political science.

    The library is also responsible for collecting and sharing the results of the University’s research community.

    Luiss Gardens

    The Luiss campuses of Viale Pola, Viale Romania and Villa Blanc are immersed in gardens with historical and cultural relevance.

    Guided Tours

    Cultural Activities offers Luiss students the chance to participate in a series of guided tours of the University's campuses.

    Residences and Accommodation

    Luiss University offers students assistance in finding accommodations near campus through different services to meet a variety of needs.

    Luiss LOFT

    The top floor of the Viale Romania campus is home to the Luiss Loft, a space designed to nourish an academic culture based on design thinking, technology and creativity.

    Luiss Language Café

    The Luiss Language Café is an innovative space to meet new people, relax and practice foreign languages in an informal and international environment.

      Scholarships and Funding

      Fees, Aid and Scholarships

      Luiss offers a variety of full and partial scholarships to talented students from all over the world each year. Luiss Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and consist of total or partial waivers of the University Tuition Fee.


      LUISS in Rankings

      • Ranked 14th in the world for Politics and International Studies and among the Top 50 for both Management and Law
      • In the top 1% for Business and Management
      • #1 among middle size private universities in Italy
      • Luiss among the Top 20 most sustainable universities worldwide
      • 30th place in the world in the Financial Times ranking for the Master's Degree Program in Management


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      • Rome

        Viale Pola 12, 00198, Rome