Open. Engaging. Responsible.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.