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University for Foreigners of Siena

4.0 out of 5 (34 ratings / 34 reviews) Siena, Italy
The University for Foreigners of Siena is located in a city that represents the essence of Italian culture and civilization in the world. 

Bachelor's programmes

Education & Training (1)
Social Sciences (1)



In Siena in 1588 the first Italian-language chair was set up for German students; also in Siena since 1917 the first courses of Italian language and culture were realized after the Unification of Italy. 


Has a Department of Didactics and Research, and a PhD and Specialization School. 


The Department is responsible for numerous individual and group research funded by the University, as well as projects of national interest financed by the Ministry of University and Research, the Tuscany Region and other bodies. The research activity is expressed among other things in the organization of conferences, seminars and initiatives aimed at the third sector.

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Housing services

18 places, in agreement with the DSU, in the University Residences reserved for students enrolled in the Unistrasi:  students enrolled in the University courses can access the accommodation places, with accommodation in a double room, according to availability.

Library services

The Library is a support center for teaching and research for the University for Foreigners that acquires, organizes and conserves bibliographic material.

ICT services

The Computer Services Center  deals with all the issues related to the hardware and software systems provided by the University for Foreigners of Siena. 

Medical services

The Rector is the Employer of the University for Foreigners of Siena under the legislation on health and safety in the workplace, for the assignment of the rights and duties provided in particular by the D .Lgs. 81/08 and until the entry into force of a specific Regulation on the organization of security.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The University for Foreigners of Siena, in collaboration with the Regional Agency for the Right to University Study (ARDSU) and the Siena University Sports Center (CUS) promotes and supports sports activities in favor of enrolled students.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I would recommend it because I think it's very organised and teachers are generally good.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

This university gives a lot of opportunities and a lot of languages courses.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Siena is beautiful but also rather boring.

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